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Should I remove Cyan Key?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
77% remove it23% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Cyan Key

What is Cyan Key?

This is an adware program. Per the publishers terms, "the Software interacts with your computer by converting words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements; communicating with our servers to check for new offers, the placement of offers, the date and time you install and uninstall the Software, and whether an updated version of the Software is available; monitoring and recording the domain name of each page you view, the advertisements that appear on these pages, and the advertisements that you click."

Overview

During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named bnsmba1f.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Cyan Key.
bnsmba1f.exe (431059809a13573a39948a77897de7d2) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.185812
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.185812
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic_r
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15816 Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.JY
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1140 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.185812
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.15.08.16.06 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.185812
ESET-NOD32 9.11588 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.JY
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
G Data 15.8.25 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.185812
McAfee 5600.6671 Artemis!431059809A13
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.684 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.185812
Panda Antivirus 15.08.16.06 Generic Suspicious
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
VIPRE Antivirus 40018 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 15 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\df812fef-1429875279-34b2-6c80-485b3911c7e7
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\DF812FEF-1429875279-34B2-6C80-485B3911C7E7\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Cyan Key

Program executable:bnsmba1f.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\df812fef-1429875279-34b2-6c80-485b3911c7e7\bnsmba1f.exe
MD5:431059809a13573a39948a77897de7d2
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsmBA1F.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\DF812FEF-1429875279-34B2-6C80-485B3911C7E7\bnsmBA1F.exe.

How do I remove Cyan Key?

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Or, you can uninstall Cyan Key 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 Cyan Key, 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 Cyan Key.
  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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HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 77%
Keep it 23%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

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

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