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Should I remove Hash Key Satellite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.20 days
87.18 days >
Average installed length: 45.81 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Hash Key Satellite

What is Hash Key Satellite?

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".

Overview

The main program executable is anssf1fd.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 3.99 MB (4,185,286 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Hash Key Satellite.
anssf1fd.exe (1a058a873e70f6cf8e5bc17536c5dd81) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1304613
Arcabit 1.0.0.425 Application.Generic.D13E825
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic6
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15816 PUA.Win32.ConvertAd.81
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1140 Application.Generic.1304613
ESET-NOD32 9.11727 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.OA
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1304613
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1304613
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.684 Application.Generic.1304613
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Trojan.Win32.YY.Gen.4
pnsxFB90.exe (f0b7c214a2bf971baa3cba575b59f5a3) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Downloader.Gex
CAT-QuickHeal 14.00 AdWare.NSIS.r5 (Not a Virus)
ESET-NOD32 11871 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.QH
K7 AntiVirus 9.205.16423 Adware ( 004c1d981 )
K7GW 9.205.16422 Adware ( 004c1d981 )
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:HEUR:Adware.NSIS.ConvertAd.heur
McAfee 6.0.5.614 Artemis!F0B7C214A2BF
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 BehavesLike.Win32.BadFile.cc
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.0.1032 Trojan.Agent/Gen-FakeAlert
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 PUA.VOPackage
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Nsis.Adware.Convertad.Ecjv
       View all 22 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\4c4c4544-1431383258-3410-8030-b3c04f4d3332
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4C4C4544-1431383258-3410-8030-B3C04F4D3332\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 3.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hash Key Satellite

Program executable:anssf1fd.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\4c4c4544-1431369580-4610-8038-b1c04f394d31\anssf1fd.exe
MD5:1a058a873e70f6cf8e5bc17536c5dd81
Additional files:
  • rnsrFCDA.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) pnsxFB90.exe
  • rnsiA21.exe
  • rnsn6C9C.exe

How do I remove Hash Key Satellite?

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Or, you can uninstall Hash Key Satellite 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 Hash Key Satellite, 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 Hash Key Satellite.
  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) 58%
Win XP 8%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%
 
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
45.81
Days

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.33%
Windows 8 33.33%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 10 Pro 8.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.18%
  Italy 11.76%
  Russia 11.76%
  Brazil 5.88%
  Canada 5.88%
  India 5.88%
  Sweden 5.88%
  Turkey 5.88%
  UA 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.22%
Toshiba 11.11%
Samsung 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Dell 11.11%
Alienware 11.11%
American Megatrends 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 8.33%
Samsung R428/P428 8.33%
Pegatron Pegatron 8.33%
Packard Bell imedia S3800 8.33%
Itautec S.A. Infoway 8.33%
HP-Pavilion KQ479AA-ABZ a... 8.33%

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