SwiftMediaConverter is a software usually installs without your knowledge vith the download of freeware. In fact some sites use the method of repackaging. This is an operation that is to redo the module software installation by adding download options. These options allow to add other software as for example toolbars browser, or potentially unwanted software. The addition of these new programs can decrease the performance of the system but also slow or redirect internet surfing. As a general rule, should focus on the author’s official site to download your software.
Identified : 07/06/2015.


– It belongs to a family of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program).
– A polluteware is a software that pollutes storage and/or the Base of registers.
– Vendor : PUP.Optional


– It installs as a process launched at startup of the system (RP),
– It settled in the Base of registers to be launched each time with the system (O4).
– It installs as a service to be launched each time the system (O23),(SS/SR).
– It installs as a program (O42),
– It creates to many registry keys ‘Software’
– It creates additional folders (O43),
– It moved to the Windows prefetcher folder (O45).


O4 – HKLM\..\Run:

[SwiftMediaConverter] . (…) — C:\Program Files\SwiftMediaConverter\SwiftMediaConverterApp.exe
O23 – Service: SwiftMediaConverter Update Service (SwiftMediaConverter Update Service) . (…) – C:\Program Files\SwiftMediaConverter\SwiftMediaConverterSrv.exe
O42 – Logiciel: SwiftMediaConverter – (.SwiftMediaConverter.) [HKLM] — SwiftMediaConverter[HKCU\Software\SwiftMediaConverterApp] [HKCU\Software\SwiftMediaConverter] [HKLM\Software\SwiftMediaConverterApp] O43 – CFD: 05/06/2015 – 20:55:10 – [] —-D C:\Program Files\SwiftMediaConverter
O43 – CFD: 05/06/2015 – 20:55:10 – [] —-D C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Swift Media Converter
O43 – CFD: 05/06/2015 – 20:55:10 – [] —-D C:\Users\Coolman\AppData\Roaming\SwiftMediaConverter
O43 – CFD: 06/06/2015 – 00:33:31 – [] —-D C:\Users\Coolman\AppData\Local\SwiftMediaConverter
SR – | Auto 19/05/2015 592888 | (SwiftMediaConverter Update Service) . (…) – C:\Program Files\SwiftMediaConverter\SwiftMediaConverterSrv.exe


PUP.Optional.ValcanLabs.A [ Malwarebytes Antimalware ] Adware.Downware [Dr.Web]


– Remove software in Windows Configuration Panel,
Remove with ZHPcleaner
Diagnose with ZHPDiag

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