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Threat indicator: HIGH

Threat's profile

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Affected OS:


rundll32 shell32.dll, ShellExec_RunDLL * soproc.exe


Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

92 percentage of interviewed buyers informed they didn't remember about Timesink existance on their computers. Timesink at first meant hardware needed for spy purposes. Several kinds of Timesink mask themselves as guard software or even Timesink removal tool. Even if Timesink removal tools treats registry links ending in Timesink removal Timesink discharges anyway. Some types of Timesink block firewalls and anti malware, reduce browser application security preferences, opening the computer for further deseases. To remove Timesink-infected PC file "inetadpt.dll" means to abort normal net employment.

Timesink intrusion method

Timesink copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is rundll32 shell32.dll, ShellExec_RunDLL * soproc.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name Timesink and value rundll32 shell32.dll, ShellExec_RunDLL * soproc.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name rundll32 shell32.dll, ShellExec_RunDLL * soproc.exe or Timesink. Also, it can create folder with name Timesink under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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How to remove Timesink manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Timesink, 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 Timesink.

To get rid of Timesink, you should:

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

  • tsuninstaller.exe
  • flexpakuninst.exe
  • flexactv.dll
  • tsad.dll
  • tsad.lib
  • ctinstall.exe
  • simpleregistration.dll
  • ctchanconfig.dll
  • tschannelconfig.exe
  • vcpdll.dll
  • access.exe
  • Addon2VB.dll
  • tsmsetup.exe

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:

  • %programfiles%\egames\3d frog man demo\
  • %programfiles%\flexpak\
  • %programfiles%\timesink\
  • c:\egames\blastthru\
  • %programfiles%\flexpak\debug\
  • %programfiles%\flexpak\redistribute\
  • %programfiles%\flexpak\utilities\
  • %windows%\dialpass\the password terrorist\
  • %commonprogramfiles%\tsa\
  • %programfiles%\easys workshop\red spider\

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

  • Key: FlexActive.FlexActive
  • Key: Interface\{1DC1FA5D-773D-11D3-9F9F-006097A7311B}
  • Key: Interface\{572A659C-37C9-11D4-B552-00C04F797B69}
  • Key: TypeLib\{1DC1FA50-773D-11D3-9F9F-006097A7311B}
  • Key: software\timesink inc.
    Value: @
  • Key: software\timesink\ inc.
    Value: @
  • Key: Software\Conducent
  • Key:

    Value: @
  • Key:

    Value: @
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FlexPak
  • Key: software\timesink inc.
    Value: @
  • Key: .default\software\timesink
    Value: @
  • Key: CLSID\{1DC1FA5E-773D-11D3-9F9F-006097A7311B}
  • Key: flexactive.flexactive.1
  • Key: FlexActive.FlexActivePlus
  • Key: FlexActive.FlexActivePlus.1
  • Key: Interface\{E74BF1AB-AC17-11D4-B3CB-00C04F797B69}
  • Key: SOFTWARE\TimeSink
  • Key: SOFTWARE\TimeSink,Inc.
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run
    Value: conducent
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run
    Value: timesink
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run
    Value: TimeSink Ad Client
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    Value: Tsa
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    Value: Tsa2
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run
    Value: tsadbot.exe
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run
    Value: Tsl
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run
    Value: Tsm2
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shareddlls
    Value: Addon2VB.dll
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shareddlls
    Value: FlexAct
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shareddlls
    Value: Tsad.dll
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shareddlls
    Value: Tsadbot.exe
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shareddlls
    Value: Vcpdll.dll

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

Timesink 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 Timesink 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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