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77% remove it23% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Encryption Favourites

What is Encryption Favourites?

This is a WinCheck/CMI (variant) 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".


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 bnsu8119.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Malware detected in the 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 Encryption Favourites.
bnsu8119.exe (f75c8f387d3ae1f020b8a09075d4e5f0) has been flagged by the following 22 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.183910
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.ConvertAd
ALYac Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.183910
Arcabit Trojan.Adware.Graftor.D2CE66
avast! 2014.9-150816 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic_r
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.77
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.183910
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.183910
ESET-NOD32 9.12008 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.FY
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor
G Data 15.8.25 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.183910
McAfee 5600.6671 Artemis!F75C8F387D3A
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6671 BehavesLike.Win32.BadFile.fh
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.183910
Panda Antivirus Trj/Genetic.gen
Rising Antivirus PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.18618673!409044595
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 Trojan.Gen
Tencent Win32.Trojan.Generic.Ectw
VIPRE Antivirus 42412 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Zillya Adware.ConvertAd.Win32.1835
       View all 22 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\4c4c4544-1427035128-5710-8039-c7c04f534e31
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4C4C4544-1427035128-5710-8039-C7C04F534E31\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Encryption Favourites

Program executable:bnsu8119.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsu8119.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4C4C4544-1427035128-5710-8039-C7C04F534E31\bnsu8119.exe.

How do I remove Encryption Favourites?

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Or, you can uninstall Encryption Favourites 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 Encryption Favourites, 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 Encryption Favourites.
  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) 67%
Win 8 17%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 77%
Keep it 23%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 50.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 16.67%
MEDION P7624 16.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 16.67%
Dell Inspiron N7010 16.67%
ASUSTeK X550JK 16.67%
Acer Aspire 7730G 16.67%


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