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Should I remove Highlighted LAN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Highlighted LAN

What is Highlighted LAN?

This adware (AKA WinCheck, CMI, ConvertAd) is an ad Injector that is typically bundled with unwanted software offers. This particular ad injector is an unwanted software program that is deceptive, difficult to remove as well as impacts the security of the user's privacy and computer health. It also displays intrusive advertisements in the browser which promote and trick users into installing other unwanted adware or malware. The program, which runs as a startup process in the background works by injecting into the browser ads on web pages that either do not normally appear or by replacing existing ads that are part of the existing site with ads from different companies with low quality offerings as well as malware. It works by monitoring and intercepting the user's web browser connections and injecting new content before the browser serve it up.


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 bnsl7bd0.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 Highlighted LAN.
bnsl7bd0.exe (003ef7af614e90359d72e3ae07e58281) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.ConvertAd
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.ConvertAd
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic_r
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.77
ESET-NOD32 9.11449 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.ET
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.ConvertAd
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.ConvertAd.dqenuw
Panda Antivirus Generic Suspicious
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 WS.Reputation
Tencent Win32.Adware.Convertad.Bec
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_GEN.R047H07D615

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\ab291e80-1427821933-1014-b93e-8800c7bce5a4
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\AB291E80-1427821933-1014-B93E-8800C7BCE5A4\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Highlighted LAN

Program executable:bnsl7bd0.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsl7BD0.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\9B96C500-1427859211-1013-88AD-B2E41F3EB3C2\bnseE0F5.exe.

How do I remove Highlighted LAN?

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Or, you can uninstall Highlighted 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 Highlighted 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 Highlighted 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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Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.82%
  Brazil 9.09%
  Germany 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NC890AA-ABA a... 20.00%
HP-Pavilion NC684AA-ABA a... 20.00%
Gigabyte H67M-UD2H-B3 20.00%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 20.00%
Acer Aspire E1-571 20.00%


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