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What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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VersionDistribution 50.00% 50.00%



The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). The main program executable is GS-Booster.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The setup package is about 760.45 KB (778,701 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP1) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of GS-Booster come from the United States, it is also popular in Vietnam.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in GS-Booster.
GS-Booster.exe (deba33db167548f8bbac30f5d78eb168) has been flagged by the following 43 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 807 Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Downware
AhnLab-V3 2014.11.19 PUP/Win32.Downloader
Antiy-AVL Trojan[Downloader]/Win32.Agent
AVG 2015.0.3285 Downloader.Generic14
Avira Adware/InstallRex.73153
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.InstallCore.81
Bitdefender Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
CAT-QuickHeal TrojanDownloader.Agent.r4
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/21511 Win.Trojan.Agent-795744
Comodo Security 20130 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web Adware.Downware.8561
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
ESET-NOD32 8.10747 Win32/TrojanDownloader.Agent.ACF
Fortinet FortiGate 11/20/2014 W32/Agent.ACF!tr.dldr
F-Prot v6. W32/A-a81f4aca
F-Secure 11.2014-20-11_5 Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
G Data 14.11.24 Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent
K7 AntiVirus 13.185.14057 Trojan-Downloader
K7GW 13.185.14064 Trojan-Downloader ( 0048c92d1 )
Kaspersky Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent
Malwarebytes v2014.11.20.02 Trojan.Downloader
McAfee 5600.6941 RDN/Generic Downloader.x!la
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.bc
MicroWorld-eScan Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Downware.dfhshr
Norman 10.20141120 Troj_Generic.VXEQZ
nProtect Trojan-Downloader/W32.Agent.773632.B
Qihoo-360 Trojan.Generic
Rising Antivirus PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.175192FA!391222010
Sophos 4.98 Troj/Agent-AJEL
SUPERAntiSpyware 10227 Trojan.Agent/Gen-Graftor
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 SecurityRisk.Downldr
Tencent Win32.Trojan-downloader.Agent.Wvuo
The Hacker Trojan/Downloader.Agent.acf
Total Defense 37.0.11288 Win32/Tnega.NEHXPEC
Trend Micro 10.465.20 TROJ_SPNR.0BJ314
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 TROJ_SPNR.0BJ314
Vba32 AntiVirus TrojanDownloader.Agent
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.A.Downloader.773632.A
Zillya Downloader.Agent.Win32.223830
       View all 43 all detections
GS-Booster 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 GS-Booster.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\trusted publisher\gs-booster
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\trusted publisher\gs-booster\gs-booster.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 760.45 KB

Program filesFiles installed by GS-Booster

Program executable:GS-Booster.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\ProgramData\trusted publisher\gs-booster\GS-Booster.exe
  • (Malware detected) GS-Booster.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • GS-Booster.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named GS-Booster-S-3168119747.

How do I remove GS-Booster?

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Or, you can uninstall GS-Booster 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 GS-Booster, 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 GS-Booster.
  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 Vista (SP1) 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%


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