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Currently Notice: Undefined variable: incprefix in /data/www/xblock/product_show.php on line 123 25,860,543 Spy Software Busted!
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Type: Adware
Created By: Direct Revenue,LLC
Danger Level: 1
Category Description: Program that delivers advertisements on your PC.

Note that many websites have their own advertising, unrelated to adware.

Adware is any software application in which advertising is displayed while the program is running. The authors of these applications include additional code that delivers the ads, which can be viewed through pop-up windows or through a bar that appears on a computer screen and sometimes through text links or in integrated search results. Adware may or may not track personal information. It may also gather information anonymously or in aggregate only. Users should check the EULA and Privacy policy to ensure if the adware on their machines conforms to their standards.
Comment: Displays advertisements and tracks surfing habits.

Manual Removal: 1. Boot computer into safemode

2. Click Start

3. Click Run

4. Type regedit

5. Then click OK.

6. Locate this key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

7. In the right pane you will see Shell REG_SZ Explorer.exe C:\WINDOWS\Nail.exe

8. Right click on Shell and choose modify.

9. Delete the C:\WINDOWS\Nail.exe. Leave the Explorer.exe

10. Do a full scan using X-cleaner or Regblock to continue the removal process.

11. Boot computer into normal mode.

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