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Easy Scan Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsisoft malware research team has discovered a new outbreak of the  Easy Scan adware. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.EasyScan.

Easy Scan is a rogue application. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false positive/misleading scan results report, which says that your computer has a problem, or infected with viruses or trojan, but you will not be able to fix it before you purchase.

Variants of the rogue defragmenter:

Create new files:

  • %AllUsersProfile%Application Data%random%.exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%Application Data%random%
  • %UserProfile%DesktopEasy Scan.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsEasy Scan
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsEasy ScanUninstall Easy Scan.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsEasy ScanEasy Scan.lnk

Create new registry entry:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
    %random%: “%AllUsersProfile%Application Data%random%.exe”







How to remove the infection of Easy Scan (Adware.Win32.EasyScan)?

To delete this malware infection, please download and install Emsisoft Anti-Malware. Run a full scan on all drives and move all detected items to the quarantine.

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