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What is IronProtector, How to remove IronProtector

IronProtector is a harmful program.

remove It is a fake security program, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

IronProtector associated files and folders:

%UserProfile%\Desktop\IronProtector.lnk
c:\Program Files\{RANDOM}\
c:\Program Files\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}.exe
c:\Program Files\{RANDOM}\Uninstall.exe
c:\WINDOWS\{RANDOM}.dll
c:\WINDOWS\{RANDOM}.bin
c:\WINDOWS\{RANDOM}.cpl
c:\WINDOWS\system32\{RANDOM}.cpl
c:\WINDOWS\system32\{RANDOM}.exe
c:\WINDOWS\system32\{RANDOM}.bin

IronProtector associated registry keys and values:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\IronProtector
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\IronProtector
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\IronProtector
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | {RANDOM}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | {RANDOM}

Core filename: {RANDOM}.exe
Command: c:\Program Files\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}.exe
HijackThis shows IronProtector:

O4 – HKLM\..\Run: [F0E12.exe] “C:\Program Files\FDFCA\F0E12.exe” -min

Description: IronProtector is a rogue antispyware tool

How to remove: use the IronProtector removal guide or or the steps below.

1. Reboot your computer in Safe mode with networking.

2. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

What is {random}lanw.exe, How to remove {random}lanw.exe

{RANDOM}lanw.exe is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Filename: {RANDOM}lanw.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | {RANDOM}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | {RANDOM}

Command: %Temp%\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}lanw.exe
Startup Type: HKCU->Run, HKLM-> Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKLM\..\Run: [{RANDOM}] %Temp%\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}lanw.exe
O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [{RANDOM}] %Temp%\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}lanw.exe

DDS Line:

mRun: [{RANDOM}] %Temp%\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}lanw.exe
uRun: [{RANDOM}] %Temp%\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}lanw.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“{RANDOM}”=%Temp%\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}lanw.exe
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“{RANDOM}”=%Temp%\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}lanw.exe

Description: core component of Antivirus IS. Antivirus IS is a rogue antispyware program.

How to remove: use the Antivirus IS removal instructions or the steps below.

1. Reboot your computer in Safe mode with networking.

2. Reset proxy settings of your browser (this malware hijacked them) by doing: run Internet Explorer, Click Tools -> Internet Options. Select Connections Tab and click to Lan Settings button. Uncheck “Use a proxy server” box. Click OK and click OK again.

3. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

What is dskclnwiz.dll, How to remove dskclnwiz.dll

dskclnwiz.dll is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Name: dskclnwiz
Filename: dskclnwiz.dll
Registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | Acronis Toolbar Helper
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | Desktop Cleanup Wizard

Command: %AppData%\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll
Startup Type: HKLM->Run, HKCU->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKLM\..\Run: [Acronis Toolbar Helper] rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt
O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [Desktop Cleanup Wizard] rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt

DDS Line:

mRun: [Acronis Toolbar Helper] rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt
uRun: [Desktop Cleanup Wizard] rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“Acronis Toolbar Helper”=rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“Desktop Cleanup Wizard”=rundll32.exe “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Application Data\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll”, StartProt

Description: FraudTool.Win32.DiskCleanup.c [Kaspersky Lab], Troj/DskClean-A [Sophos]

How to remove: use HijackThis + Kaspersky virus removal tool or the steps below.

1. Download OTM by OldTimer from here and save to your desktop.
Run OTM, copy,then paste the following text in “Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved” window (under the yellow bar):

:reg
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“Acronis Toolbar Helper”=-
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“Desktop Cleanup Wizard”=-

:files
%AppData%\Desktop Cleanup Wizard\dskclnwiz.dll

:Commands
[emptytemp]
[Reboot]

Click the red Moveit! button. If you are asked to reboot the machine choose Yes. When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

2. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

What is AntiVirus Studio 2010 .exe, How to remove AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe

AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Name: AntiVirus Studio 2010
Filename: AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | AntiVirus Studio 2010

Command: %AppData%\AntiVirus Studio 2010\AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe
Startup Type: HKCU->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [AntiVirus Studio 2010] C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\AntiVirus Studio 2010\AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe

DDS Line:

uRun: [AntiVirus Studio 2010] C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\AntiVirus Studio 2010\AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“AntiVirus Studio 2010″=C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\AntiVirus Studio 2010\AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe

Description: core component of AntiVirus Studio 2010. AntiVirus Studio 2010 is a fake security program.

How to remove: use the AntiVirus Studio 2010 removal guide or the steps below.

1. Reboot your computer in Safe mode with networking.

2. Download HijackThis from here and save it to your desktop. Before saving, in the Save dialog, rename HijackThis.exe to explorer.exe !!!

3. Run HijackThis. Main menu opens. Click to “Do a system scan only” button. After HijackThis completes the system scan, check the box to the left of the following items:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [AntiVirus Studio 2010] C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\AntiVirus Studio 2010\AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe

Please be very careful, do NOT check any other boxes! Next, click on Fix checked on the bottom left side of the HijackThis screen. Close HijackThis.

3. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

What is complmgr.exe, How to remove complmgr.exe

complmgr.exe is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Name: complmgr
Filename: complmgr.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | COM+ Manage

Command: %UserProfile%\.COMMgr\complmgr.exe
Startup Type: HKCU->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [COM+ Manager] “C:\Documents and Settings\Username\.COMMgr\complmgr.exe”

DDS Line:

uRun: [COM+ Manager] C:\Documents and Settings\Username\.COMMgr\complmgr.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“COM+ Manager”=C:\Documents and Settings\Username\.COMMgr\complmgr.exe

Description: trojan known as Downloader [Symantec], Trojan.Win32.Scar.bueu [Kaspersky Lab], Generic Downloader.x!dju [McAfee], Mal/Generic-L [Sophos], TrojanDownloader:Win32/Scar.B [Microsoft], Trojan.Win32.Scar [Ikarus]

How to remove: use HijackThis + Kaspersky virus removal tool or the steps below.

1. Download OTM by OldTimer from here and save to your desktop.
Run OTM, copy,then paste the following text in “Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved” window (under the yellow bar):

:reg
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“COM+ Manager”=-

:Commands
[emptytemp]
[Reboot]

Click the red Moveit! button. If you are asked to reboot the machine choose Yes. When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

2. Download Kaspersky virus removal tool. Run, perform a scan and let it remove what it found.

What is 3FWHZQA3LT, How to remove 3FWHZQA3LT

3FWHZQA3LT is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Filename: {RANDOM:3}.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | 3FWHZQA3LT

Command: %Temp%\{RANDOM:3}.exe
Startup Type: HKCU->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [3FWHZQA3LT] C:\DOCUME~1\username\LOCALS~1\Temp\Qwd.exe

DDS Line:

uRun: [3FWHZQA3LT] C:\DOCUME~1\username\LOCALS~1\Temp\Qwd.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“3FWHZQA3LT”=C:\DOCUME~1\username\LOCALS~1\Temp\Qwd.exe

Description: new variant of trojan FakeAlert that also known as Mal/FakeAV-CX [Sophos], TrojanDownloader:Win32/Renos.KF [Microsoft], Win-Trojan/Variant.183296.B [AhnLab]

How to remove: use HijackThis + Malwarebytes` Anti-malware or the steps below.

1. Download OTM by OldTimer from here and save to your desktop.
Run OTM, copy,then paste the following text in “Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved” window (under the yellow bar):

:reg
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“3FWHZQA3LT”=-

:Commands
[emptytemp]
[Reboot]

Click the red Moveit! button. If you are asked to reboot the machine choose Yes. When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

2. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

What is handlerfix70700en00.exe, How to remove handlerfix70700en00.exe

handlerfix70700en00.exe is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Name: handlerfix70700en00
Filename: handlerfix70700en00.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | handlerfix70700en00.exe

Command: %AppData%\{RANDOM}\handlerfix70700en00.exe
Startup Type: HKCU->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [handlerfix70700en00.exe] C:\Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\CA196E3D0F2D18F19323483E318BCFD5\handlerfix70700en00.exe

DDS Line:

uRun: [handlerfix70700en00.exe] C:\Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\CA196E3D0F2D18F19323483E318BCFD5\handlerfix70700en00.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“handlerfix70700en00.exe”=C:\Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\CA196E3D0F2D18F19323483E318BCFD5\handlerfix70700en00.exe

Description: core component of Antimalware Doctor (rogue antispyware)

How to remove: use the Antimalware Doctor removal guide or the steps below.

1. Download HijackThis from here and save it to your desktop.

2. Run HijackThis. Main menu opens. Click to “Do a system scan only” button. After HijackThis completes the system scan, check the box to the left of the following items:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [handlerfix70700en00.exe] C:\Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\CA196E3D0F2D18F19323483E318BCFD5\handlerfix70700en00.exe

Please be very careful, do NOT check any other boxes! Next, click on Fix checked on the bottom left side of the HijackThis screen. Close HijackThis.

3. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

What is binary70707setup.exe, How to remove binary70707setup.exe

binary70707setup.exe is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Name: binary70707setup
Filename: binary70707setup.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | binary70707setup.exe

Command: %AppData%\{RANDOM}\binary70707setup.exe
Startup Type: HKCU->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [binary70707setup.exe] C:\Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\CA196E3D0F2D18F19323483E318BCFD5\binary70707setup.exe

DDS Line:

uRun: [binary70707setup.exe] C:\Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\CA196E3D0F2D18F19323483E318BCFD5\binary70707setup.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“binary70707setup.exe”=C:\Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\CA196E3D0F2D18F19323483E318BCFD5\binary70707setup.exe

Description: core component of Antimalware Doctor (rogue antispyware)

How to remove: use the Antimalware Doctor removal guide or the steps below.

1. Download HijackThis from here and save it to your desktop.

2. Run HijackThis. Main menu opens. Click to “Do a system scan only” button. After HijackThis completes the system scan, check the box to the left of the following items:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [binary70707setup.exe] C:\Documents and Settings\User\Application Data\CA196E3D0F2D18F19323483E318BCFD5\binary70707setup.exe

Please be very careful, do NOT check any other boxes! Next, click on Fix checked on the bottom left side of the HijackThis screen. Close HijackThis.

3. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

What is ASH24SXZ9S, How to remove ASH24SXZ9S

ASH24SXZ9S is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Filename: {RANDOM:3}.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | ASH24SXZ9S

Command: %Temp%\{RANDOM:3}.exe
Startup Type: HKCU->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [ASH24SXZ9S] C:\DOCUME~1\username\LOCALS~1\Temp\Qwd.exe

DDS Line:

uRun: [ASH24SXZ9S] C:\DOCUME~1\username\LOCALS~1\Temp\Qwd.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“ASH24SXZ9S”=C:\DOCUME~1\username\LOCALS~1\Temp\Qwd.exe

Description: new variant of trojan FakeAlert that also known as Mal/FakeAV-CX [Sophos], TrojanDownloader:Win32/Renos.KF [Microsoft], Win-Trojan/Variant.183296.B [AhnLab]

How to remove: use HijackThis + Malwarebytes` Anti-malware or the steps below.

1. Download OTM by OldTimer from here and save to your desktop.
Run OTM, copy,then paste the following text in “Paste Instructions for Items to be Moved” window (under the yellow bar):

:reg
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“ASH24SXZ9S”=-

:Commands
[emptytemp]
[Reboot]

Click the red Moveit! button. If you are asked to reboot the machine choose Yes. When the tool is finished, it will produce a report for you.

2. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

What is av8 .exe, How to remove av8.exe

av8.exe is a harmful program.

remove It is a component of malware or spyware, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Name: av8
Filename: av8.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | AV8

Command: %ProgramFiles%\AV8\av8.exe
Startup Type: HKCU->Run
HijackThis Category: O4
HijackThis Line:

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [AV8] C:\Program Files\AV8\av8.exe

DDS Line:

uRun: [AV8] C:\Program Files\AV8\av8.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
“AV8″=C:\Program Files\AV8\av8.exe

Description: core component of Antivirus8. Antivirus 8 is a rogue antivirus program.

How to remove: use the Antivirus8 removal instructions.