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Should I remove Macro Broadcast?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0010%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.88 days
198.31 days >
Average installed length: 104.20 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Macro Broadcast

What is Macro Broadcast?

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

The main program executable is ansc6285.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 2.22 MB (2,329,740 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Macro Broadcast.
ansc6285.exe (1d45f4ff8c41f21ffff96c5bb4ca5f97) has been flagged by the following 18 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1253020
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.ConvertAd
avast! 2014.9-150816 Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic6
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15816 PUA.Win32.ConvertAd.81
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1140 Application.Generic.1253020
Comodo Security 22034 Application.Win32.ConvertAd.~DAQ
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0228 Adware.ClickMeIn.908
ESET-NOD32 9.11592 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.GI
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1253020
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1253020
K7 AntiVirus 13.203.15838 Adware
K7GW 13.203.15840 Adware ( 004bdba31 )
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.684 Application.Generic.1253020
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.24.1357 Riskware.Win32.ClickMeIn.dqzpmc
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.Adware.355
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Risk.Agent.Dzkf
       View all 18 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\b5be07f2-1428704870-e411-85c7-f0761c87e0fe
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\B5BE07F2-1428704870-E411-85C7-F0761C87E0FE\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Macro Broadcast

Program executable:ansc6285.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\b5be07f2-1428704870-e411-85c7-f0761c87e0fe\ansc6285.exe
MD5:1d45f4ff8c41f21ffff96c5bb4ca5f97
Additional files:
  • rnso67A7.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • rnsc17F5.exe
  • rnsd53A4.exe
  • rnsn9D1E.exe

How do I remove Macro Broadcast?

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Or, you can uninstall Macro Broadcast 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 Macro Broadcast, 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 Macro Broadcast.
  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 8 57%
Win 7 7%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%
 
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
104.20
Days

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 57.14%
Windows 7 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.43%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%
Windows 8.1 Connected 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.00%
  Brazil 10.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  Portugal 10.00%
  Chile 5.00%
  France 5.00%
  Italy 5.00%
  Philippines 5.00%
  Russia 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Toshiba 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Samsung 8.33%
Sahara 8.33%
GIGABYTE 8.33%
Dell 8.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA SATELLITE PRO C50... 7.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-B 7.69%
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 7.69%
Packard Bell iMedia S2883 7.69%
Packard Bell EasyNote TE6... 7.69%
HP 430 Notebook PC 7.69%

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