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Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:Vanish

Command or file name:svchost.exe

Threat type:Adware

Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

If you meet your home page and search engine changed to Web sites that earn income from various commercials, be doubtless that you have Vanish on your PC and you need our removal tool to perform removal. If Vanish came from shareware programs it's often damaged and while operating displays unnecessary, periodic pop-ups, so, remove it as quickly as possible. From the technical viewpoint not having of special removal tool it can outcome in the platform instability. Removal tool is needful because Vanish can transform your defence rights so you are sometimes not able to remove it and other malware prevailing on your computer manually. If you don't setup removal tool it may happen so that you'll get Vanish installed to the prompt locker exception list in Windows XP home or professional. Prompt commercials that are ensured by Vanish can be very officious, so it is more wise to remove when detected.


Vanish intrusion method

Vanish installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Vanish). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Vanish copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is svchost.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Vanish and value svchost.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name svchost.exe or Vanish. Also, it can create folder with name Vanish under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about Vanish, please ask below. You can use programs to remove Vanish from your browsers below.


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How to remove Vanish manually

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

To get rid of Vanish, you should:

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

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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:

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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.


Uninstall Vanish related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Vanish entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Vanish won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.


Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings
  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column
  • Find Vanish under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.
  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.
  • Locate programs that can be connected with Vanish or other related suspicious program.
  • Click Uninstall button.
  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.
  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.
  • In the list of installed programs find entries related to Vanish
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find Vanish related entries.
  • Click Remove button.

Remove Vanish related extensions from your browsers

Vanish in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Vanish. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner
  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons
  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.
  • Choose add-on possibly related to Vanish or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Vanish removal use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.
  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/
  • In the list of add-ons find related to Vanish and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm Vanish removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • In the address bar type about:addons
  • Click Extensions tab.
  • In the list of extension locate ones related to Vanish.
  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Vanish are very widespread and, unfortunately, many anti-virus programs fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any anti-virus programs and creates additional shield against threats like Vanish.


Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Vanish and svchost.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: desktop background picture does not stay for ever in IE 8

I updated from IE 7 to IE 8. Now the background picture on my desktop disappears every time I turn off my computer and restart it.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: desktop turns black and wallpaper vanishes, no effect on icons and start menu

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Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: wallpaper vanishes,genuine software

my desktop background goes black after sometime...
when ever i start my pc i get the msg on the lower right side of my desktop that says " Your Windows Is Not Genuine"

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: my desktop background goes black after sometime

whenever i run a game or other program..n then switch it off..then my background becomes black..plz help

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Desktop Icons & Taskbar Vanishes

My laptop (Dell Inspiron 1545) is loaded with two XPs (one in C and the other being in D drive). The C drive XP is loaded with Bitdefender Total Security Edition 2008 (not pirated but purchased) whereas the D drive XP is without any anti-virus. It so happened that I used a pen-drive in the D drive XP (which is without anti-virus) unaware of the fact that the pen-drive contained malicious software. When I restarted the system later again, the desktop icons and the taskbar vanished moments after appearing. Bewildered I opened the task manager which showed two programs running, namely "Setup" and "lf092c541b4064". I closed them both with End Task option but the problem persisted. Now, I restarted the system with the C drive XP (which has anti-virus) and performed a Deep System Scan with Bitdefender. It deleted some 25 virus from the system (sorry I forgot to note the names). But as soon as the scan was finished the same problem appeared in this XP as well (the desktop icons and the taskbar vanished and the task manager showed the two above named programs running). I am at my wits end and really don’t know what to do. I can’t afford to format my system since I use the C drive XP for my professional purpose and there are a whole lot of softwares installed and data stored in the system. Please help…
System Specs:
OS – Windows XP SP 3
Hard Disk – 320 GB
RAM – 3 GB
Processor – Intel Core 2 Duo
In built ATI Graphics Card
Note: Both the XPs are working fine when opened in Safe Mode.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Your software has turned off my Windows Xp sound.

I had all of the problems below about desktop background vanishing into a void. I downloaded your "vanishing tool" and it just sat there, doing nothing, for 6 hours. 140gb.
Your product has corrupted my soundcard for which I going to spend some hours to fix.
Your product promised so much. The comments seemed just like mine.
Disappointed.
Trent Church

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: genuine software

when ever i start my pc i get the msg on the lower right side of my desktop that says " Your Windows Is Not Genuine" Yeah im running windows xp service pack 2 and im also a newbie to this computer stuff please make the steps easy and explain well please

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: desktop is view black

after u put ur password in after starting up the computer, it remains black, u can still see the mouse icon and access the start task manager from ctrl alt delete, but no short cut icons are visible nor can u access them

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: About tak bar and desktop icons

when i start my pc the task bar and desktop icons are invisible i have to use task manager to do work so please send your reply with solution immediatly.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: vanishing of windows wall paper

when ever i start my pc,windows wall paper is vanished,y????????????

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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