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Should I remove Lock Plug-in?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0005%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Lock Plug-in

What is Lock Plug-in?

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

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 bnsh2756.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Lock Plug-in.
bnsh2756.exe (5dda79456b6997a54eeafab20339d9af) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1411358
Arcabit 1.0.0.425 Application.Generic.D15891E
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic_r
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15816 Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.RO
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1140 Application.Generic.1411358
ESET-NOD32 9.11923 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.RO
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1411358
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1411358
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.684 Application.Generic.1411358
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.15814 PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.18D2779B!416446363
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
VIPRE Antivirus 41906 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 13 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\4e251180-1433069181-11df-8a59-fd930ccad96e
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4E251180-1433069181-11DF-8A59-FD930CCAD96E\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Lock Plug-in

Program executable:bnsh2756.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\4e251180-1433069181-11df-8a59-fd930ccad96e\bnsh2756.exe
MD5:5dda79456b6997a54eeafab20339d9af
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsh2756.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4E251180-1433069181-11DF-8A59-FD930CCAD96E\bnsh2756.exe.

How do I remove Lock Plug-in?

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Or, you can uninstall Lock Plug-in 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 Lock Plug-in, 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 Lock Plug-in.
  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) 57%
Win 8 43%
 
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 57.14%
Windows 8 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 8.1 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Ev... 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.33%
  United Kingdom 16.67%
  Germany 8.33%
  Egypt 8.33%
  South Africa 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
GIGABYTE 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C50-B 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard p6813w 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard Capirona 16.67%
Gigabyte GA-880GM-USB3 16.67%
FUJITSU SIEMENS ESPRIMO E... 16.67%
ASUSTeK UX51VZA 16.67%

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