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BitSavver

What is BitSavver?

This adware program injects advertisements with its affiliate ad providers in order to serve a number of ad types including banner, inline text links and popups. These ads are aimed to promote the installation of additional questionable content including web browser toolbars, optimization utilities and other products, all so the publisher can generate pay-per-click revenue.

Once infected by this common symptoms include:
- Random web page text is turned into hyperlinks.
- Browser popups appear which recommend fake updates or other software.
- Ads with red click here button will pop up when those links are hovered on.

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named WAAqa.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.34 MB (1,405,572 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in BitSavver.
WAAqa.exe (e889b8934d9c8f5039b80bdaa5c9582b) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.02.11 Trojan/Win32.Preloader
AVG 2015.0.3564 Generic_r
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14213 Adware.Win32.MegaSearch.AoeH
ESET-NOD32 8.9405 a variant of Win32/AdWare.MultiPlug.K.gen
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch
Kaspersky 14.0.0.4316 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch
Malwarebytes v2014.02.13.08 PUP.Optional.MultiPlug.A
McAfee 5600.7220 PUP-FFY!E889B8934D9C
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7220 Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious.H
Panda Antivirus 14.02.13.08 Trj/Genetic.gen
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/Malware.QVM10.Gen
Sophos 4.97 Generic PUA NA
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.44 TROJ_GEN.R08NH06BA14
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 BScope.Trojan.Agent
       View all 14 all detections
BitSavver has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove BitSavver.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: BitSavear
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\bitsavver
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\BitSavver\WAAqa.exe" /s /n /C:"ExecuteCommands;UninstallCommands" ""
Estimated size: 1.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BitSavver

Program executable:WAAqa.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\ProgramData\bitsavver\WAAqa.exe
MD5:e889b8934d9c8f5039b80bdaa5c9582b
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) WAAqa.exe (by Setup)
  • WAAqa.dll
  • WAAqa.x64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • WAAqa.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'BitSavver' with the class of {F35F1C0B-E55C-24EC-229D-A0F002BFD707}.

How do I remove BitSavver?

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Or, you can uninstall BitSavver 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 BitSavver, 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 BitSavver.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by BitSavver you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
100.00%
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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