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What percent of users and experts removed it?
78% remove it22% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Icon Size

What is Icon Size?

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 bewb browser connections and injecting new content before the browser serve it up.

Overview

Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is bnswe23.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.
  • Possible malware installed by this 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 Icon Size.
bnswe23.exe (bdc809c79c0c6949b83c068ad7e49b63) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1249807
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic6
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15816 Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.FY
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1140 Application.Generic.1249807
ESET-NOD32 9.11581 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.FY
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1249807
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1249807
McAfee 5600.6671 Artemis!BDC809C79C0C
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.684 Application.Generic.1249807
Panda Antivirus 15.08.16.05 Generic Suspicious
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 VOPackage
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.228 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H05DK15

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\550d5263-1428970986-e211-8463-b888e3afea93
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\550D5263-1428970986-E211-8463-B888E3AFEA93\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Icon Size

Program executable:bnswe23.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\550d5263-1428970986-e211-8463-b888e3afea93\bnswe23.exe
MD5:bdc809c79c0c6949b83c068ad7e49b63
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnswE23.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\550D5263-1428970986-E211-8463-B888E3AFEA93\bnswE23.exe.

How do I remove Icon Size?

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Or, you can uninstall Icon Size 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 Icon Size, 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 Icon Size.
  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) 44%
Win 7 11%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 78%
Keep it 22%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 8 44.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 8.1 22.22%
Windows 8.1 Connected 22.22%
Windows 7 Starter 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  Canada 18.18%
  Brazil 9.09%
  Norway 9.09%
  Australia 9.09%
  Indonesia 9.09%
  Turkey 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 44.44%
ASUS 11.11%
Toshiba 11.11%
Samsung 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C85... 12.50%
Samsung RV411/RV511/E3511... 12.50%
LENOVO 80G0 12.50%
HP Stream Notebook PC 11 12.50%
Gateway NE56R 12.50%
Acer Aspire E5-571 12.50%

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