What is M5T8QL3YW3, How to remove M5T8QL3YW3

M5T8QL3YW3 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, example: Cdx.exe
Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run | M5T8QL3YW3

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

O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [M5T8QL3YW3] C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Temp\Cdx.exe

DDS Line:

uRun: [M5T8QL3YW3] C:\Users\username\AppData\Local\Temp\Cdx.exe

Combofix/RSIT Line:


Description: trojan FakeAlert, 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):



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 and perform a scan.

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