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76% remove it24% keep it
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Battery Space Bar

What is Battery Space Bar?

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 bnsl7178.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 Battery Space Bar.
bnsl7178.exe (2be88d2727642a23dbb4df15bf320d11) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1298142
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.QX
Bitdefender Application.Generic.1298142
ByteHero BDV 8.16.2015.10 Trojan.Exception.gen.101
ESET-NOD32 9.11712 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.QX
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1298142
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1298142
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.1298142
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
VIPRE Antivirus 40716 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\00000000-1432429993-0000-0807-060504030201
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\00000000-1432429993-0000-0807-060504030201\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Battery Space Bar

Program executable:bnsl7178.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsl7178.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\00000000-1432429993-0000-0807-060504030201\bnsl7178.exe.

How do I remove Battery Space Bar?

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Or, you can uninstall Battery Space Bar 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 Battery Space Bar, 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 Battery Space Bar.
  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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Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  India 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%


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