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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

Analysis reveals that KeySpy is developed as a full-time job during what might be considered a normal workday. The creation and assignment of these programs is on the rise-they are now 37% of all of the thousands of malware Symantec processes on a weekly basis. Pursuant to 2005 study by America On Line Co. and the National Cyber Security Alliance, 61 percent users interviewed had KeySpy on their machines and that they required to execute some KeySpy removal or install some seemly KeySpy removal tool. KeySpy also treats specifities of Java to setup itself without consumer attaintment about it. A great number of KeySpy advertisement treat cartoon banners which can be by eye annoying for buyers creating a dure necessity of KeySpy removal tools or at the least KeySpy removal scan. Publicity is also a way KeySpy watchs user conduct and wants.

KeySpy intrusion method

KeySpy copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is setop.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name KeySpy and value setop.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name setop.exe or KeySpy. Also, it can create folder with name KeySpy under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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How to remove KeySpy manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with KeySpy, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by KeySpy.

To get rid of KeySpy, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • keyspy.exe
  • setup999.exe
  • keyspy1.log
  • keyspy0.log
  • setupv830.exe
  • winsdk17.dll
  • setop.exe
  • winup89.dll

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Ksvdrvxt
    Value: Type
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Ksvdrvxt\Security
    Value: Security
    Value: NextInstance
    Value: *NewlyCreated*
    Value: Service
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Windows Accelerators
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Ksvdrvxt
    Value: Start
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Ksvdrvxt
    Value: ErrorControl
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Ksvdrvxt
    Value: ImagePath
  • Key: System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Ksvdrvxt
    Value: DisplayName
    Value: Legacy
    Value: ConfigFlags
    Value: Class
    Value: ClassGUID
    Value: DeviceDesc
    Value: Count
    Value: NextInstance
    Value: ActiveService
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Classes\exefile\shell\open\command
    Data: "%1" %*

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

KeySpy can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in Spyhunter Remediation Tool to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to KeySpy before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

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Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool.

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Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov Protection Status

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