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Should I remove Hands-free LAN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,946
United States Rank #35,006
Reach 0.0025%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.40 days
100.38 days >
Average installed length: 52.74 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Hands-free LAN

What is Hands-free LAN?

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 bnsf85aa.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 Hands-free LAN.
bnsf85aa.exe (9519b3fe26740d6b0e282d897047c855) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.186023
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.ConvertAd
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.186023
avast! 2014.9-150816 Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic_r
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1140 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.186023
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0228 Adware.ClickMeIn.1218
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.15.08.16.06 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.186023
ESET-NOD32 9.11602 Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.LN
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor
G Data 15.8.25 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.186023
McAfee 5600.6671 Artemis!9519B3FE2674
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.684 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.186023
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.24.1357 Riskware.Win32.ClickMeIn.drjmwu
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Graftor.Hquz
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.228 TROJ_GEN.R011H09E815
VIPRE Antivirus 40090 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 19 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\4c4c4544-1430572155-4710-8051-b4c04f324e31
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4C4C4544-1430572155-4710-8051-B4C04F324E31\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Hands-free LAN

Program executable:bnsf85aa.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\4c4c4544-1430572155-4710-8051-b4c04f324e31\bnsf85aa.exe
MD5:9519b3fe26740d6b0e282d897047c855
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsf85AA.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4C4C4544-1430572155-4710-8051-B4C04F324E31\bnsf85AA.exe.

How do I remove Hands-free LAN?

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Or, you can uninstall Hands-free LAN 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 Hands-free LAN, 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 Hands-free LAN.
  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) 40%
Win XP 3%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.57%
Windows 8 37.14%
Windows Vista 11.43%
Windows XP 2.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 25.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.43%
Windows 7 Professional 5.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.51%
  Germany 11.63%
  France 6.98%
  Brazil 4.65%
  Canada 4.65%
  India 4.65%
  Australia 2.33%
  Spain 2.33%
  Indonesia 2.33%
  Italy 2.33%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Philippines 2.33%
  Romania 2.33%
  Russia 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Dell 15.15%
ASUS 15.15%
Lenovo 12.12%
Toshiba 9.09%
Acer 6.06%
GIGABYTE 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P200 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite C50D-A 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 3.13%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 3.13%
PACKARD BELL BV EasyNote ... 3.13%
LENOVO LENOVO3000 Y410 ... 3.13%

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