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Should I remove Flwsrf?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,152
Reach 0.0052%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.68 days
108.54 days >
Average installed length: 57.03 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.0.2 100.00%

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Flwsrf

What is Flwsrf?

From the EULA: "If you download the Software Product, you will be installing a software program on your computer in the form of an Add-On (though some Internet browsers may refer to it as an “Extension” or “Plug-In”) that: (a) interacts with your Internet browser to create editable, virtual layers that can alter the appearance of underlying Internet websites, as they appear on your computer only (the “FlowSurf Apps Add-On”); (b) incorporates the FlowSurf Apps “FlowSurf” search enhancer on each new web page that is spawned when you open a new Internet browser session (“FlowSurf”); and (c) displays featured FlowSurf search results at the top of the search results page. Where you conduct a search using FlowSurf, you will be showed search results generated by a third party search engine provider as designated by FlowSurf Apps or, where permitted, as selected by you (“Third Party Search Providers”)."

About  (from FlowSurf Apps)

Flowsurf will increase your search speed and efficiency. Flowsurf is transparent and fully supported by our talented tech team. Flowsurf will be compatible with all major browsers like IE10, Chrome and Firefox. We currently only support Firefox.
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Flwsrf.
fsupd.exe (2b140f9d8cd365bf8522a5118d0b06ef) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International 4.0.3.141122 Hacktool.Win32.Downloader.aot
CAT-QuickHeal 11.14.14.00 Downloader.Agent.r5 (Not a Virus)
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0326 Adware.Searcher.2649
Kaspersky 14.0.0.2908 not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.6.63474 Trojan.Win32.Agent.deyady
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 Downloader.Agent
upfs7235.exe (400110f238f98c0366c787dedf5e1def) has been flagged by the following 33 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Trojan.GenericKD.2020510
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Trojan.GenericKD.2020510
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Genome.71
Bitdefender 7.2 Trojan.GenericKD.2020510
CAT-QuickHeal 14.00 TrojanDownloader.gen.r5
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/Trojan.MXTO-8656
Dr.Web 7.0.12.3050 Trojan.DownLoader11.55360
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.600 Trojan.GenericKD.2020510 (B)
ESET-NOD32 11462 NSIS/TrojanDownloader.Adload.AK
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 W32/Genome.MOCB!tr.dldr
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Trojan.GenericKD.2020510
G Data 25 Trojan.GenericKD.2020510
K7 AntiVirus 9.202.15567 Riskware ( 0040eff71 )
K7GW 9.202.15567 Riskware ( 0040eff71 )
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Genome.mocb
McAfee 6.0.5.614 RDN/Generic Downloader.x!lw
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 RDN/Generic Downloader.x!lw
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Trojan.GenericKD.2020510
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.10.952 Trojan.Win32.Genome.dmpfqc
Norman 7.04.04 Troj_Generic.XNZPD
nProtect 2015-04-10.01 Trojan.GenericKD.2020510
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Trojan.Downloader.548
Sophos 4.98.0 Mal/Generic-S
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.0.1032 Trojan.Agent/Gen-Clicker
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Trojan.Gen.2
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan-downloader.Genome.Oxun
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EA415
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EA415
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 TrojanDownloader.Genome
VIPRE Antivirus 39276 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2014.3.20.0 Trojan.Win32.A.Downloader.59019[h]
abengine.exe (63514e79ed55d52a6ccad26c0321a042) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.E
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Riskware.Agent!
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.E
Avira 3.6.1.96 ADWARE/Adware.Gen7
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Hacktool.Win32.Komodia.A
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.E
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.600 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.E (B)
ESET-NOD32 11459 a variant of Win32/Komodia.A potentially unsafe
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.E
G Data 25 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.E
K7 AntiVirus 9.202.15564 Unwanted-Program ( 004b89781 )
K7GW 9.202.15565 Unwanted-Program ( 004b89781 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 Trojan.Agent
McAfee 6.0.5.614 Artemis!63514E79ED55
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.E
nProtect 2015-04-10.01 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.E
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA NL
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R00UH09CR15
VIPRE Antivirus 39250 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ijs.exe (20cf0b2a87d2cfc94d53911d268f7414) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.F
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Flinject!
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.F
AVG 15.0.0.4328 Generic6.AAWN
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Flinject.A
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.F
Comodo Security 21729 ApplicUnwnt
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.600 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.F (B)
ESET-NOD32 11459 a variant of Win32/Adware.Flinject.A
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.F
G Data 25 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.F
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.OptimizerMonitor.F
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R01TH09CU15
VIPRE Antivirus 39250 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 75 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Flwsrf
URL: www.flowsurf.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\flwsrf
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Flwsrf\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 7.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Flwsrf

Program executable:fsupd.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\flowsurf\fsupd.exe
MD5:2b140f9d8cd365bf8522a5118d0b06ef
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Flwsrf
  • freebl3.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • libnspr4.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • libplc4.dll - PLC Library
  • libplds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • nss3.dll - NSS Base Library
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • smime3.dll - NSS S/MIME Library
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • ssl3.dll - NSS SSL Library
  • abenginecert.dll (by Abengine)
  • abengine64.dll (by Abengine)
  • lengine64.exe
  • (Malware detected) abengine.exe
  • abenginep.exe
  • abenginew.exe
  • abenginewd.dll
  • (Malware detected) ijs.exe
  • (Malware detected) upfs7235.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • upfs7235.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named upfs7235.
  • fsupd.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named fsupdate.
2 Services
  • ijs.exe runs as a service named 'Injector Service' (InjectorService) "Injector Service".
  • abengine.exe runs as a service named 'abengine' (abengine) "AbEngine protects your browser".

How do I remove Flwsrf?

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Or, you can uninstall Flwsrf 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 Flwsrf, 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 Flwsrf.
  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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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.53%
Windows 8 35.62%
Windows Vista 6.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.25%
Windows 8.1 23.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.70%
Windows 7 Professional 8.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.48%
Windows 8 2.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.97% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 25.97%
  Italy 19.48%
  France 14.29%
  DK 10.39%
  United Kingdom 10.39%
  United States 6.49%
  Norway 3.90%
  Netherlands 2.60%
  Canada 1.30%
  Switzerland 1.30%
  Spain 1.30%
  Ireland 1.30%
  Sweden 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 32.20%
Hewlett-Packard 27.12%
Lenovo 10.17%
Medion 10.17%
Dell 6.78%
ASUS 3.39%
MSI 3.39%
Toshiba 3.39%
GIGABYTE 1.69%
Apple 1.69%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 3.17%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C850-1D... 1.59%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 1.59%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C50D-A-... 1.59%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 1.59%
Hewlett-Packard 500-410nf 1.59%

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