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What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Advertisement Run

What is Advertisement Run?

This is a WinCheck adware/browser hijacker variant that injects code into the user's web browser (IE, Chrome and Firefox). It is known as an ad-injector, a malicious process that once inside the web browser will hijack existing advertisements of underlying web sites (not associated with the website itself). It will also inject new ads in white space on the site or images that have standard banner sizes. These ads are typically for promoting shopping discount coupons, ads for PC optimizers or bundled PUP offers, or malvertising since it runs on sketchy ad networks.This runs as a startup process called WinCheck in the user's startup registry (Run key) and will execute each time the computer is restarted and the user logs in.

How do you know if you are infected? First, if you have this program installed then this adware is most likely still running. Next, you see ads in the browser that say something like "Ads by WinCheck".


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is bnsic249.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Advertisement Run.
bnsic249.exe (21792b183787dd53f93124d26ba5f349) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1277051
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic_r
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bitdefender Application.Generic.1277051
ESET-NOD32 9.11693 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.KA
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1277051
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1277051
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.1277051
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA HK
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
Tencent Trojan.Win32.YY.Gen.7
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.228 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0526
VIPRE Antivirus 40598 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 14 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\af1489e0-1429709102-11e0-af41-f46d0498c722
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\AF1489E0-1429709102-11E0-AF41-F46D0498C722\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Advertisement Run

Program executable:bnsic249.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsiC249.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\AF1489E0-1429709102-11E0-AF41-F46D0498C722\bnsiC249.exe.

How do I remove Advertisement Run?

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Or, you can uninstall Advertisement Run from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Advertisement Run, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Advertisement Run.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Canada 16.67%


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