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Should I remove Microphone Tab Key?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.30 days
122.14 days >
Average installed length: 64.18 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Microphone Tab Key

What is Microphone Tab Key?

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 bnsi4513.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 Microphone Tab Key.
bnsi4513.exe (2163b474dd2a991a36107997463f0cca) has been flagged by the following 23 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1261944
avast! 2014.9-150816 Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic6
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bitdefender Application.Generic.1261944
Comodo Security 22198 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.ClickMeIn.1209
ESET-NOD32 9.11663 Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.KX
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1261944
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1261944
K7 AntiVirus 13.204.15985 Adware
K7GW 13.204.15988 Adware ( 004bf5881 )
McAfee 5600.6671 Artemis!2163B474DD2A
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6671 Artemis
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.1261944
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.ClickMeIn.drhizt
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA AD
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 Trojan.Gen
Tencent Win32.Trojan.Generic.Hooh
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.228 TROJ_GEN.R000H05ED15
VIPRE Antivirus 40432 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Zillya Adware.ConvertAd.Win32.544
       View all 23 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\4c4c4544-1430331482-4610-8042-c4c04f524a31
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4C4C4544-1430331482-4610-8042-C4C04F524A31\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Microphone Tab Key

Program executable:bnsi4513.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsi4513.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4C4C4544-1430331482-4610-8042-C4C04F524A31\bnsi4513.exe.

How do I remove Microphone Tab Key?

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Or, you can uninstall Microphone Tab Key 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 Microphone Tab Key, 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 Microphone Tab Key.
  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 8 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
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 8 75.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Brazil 14.29%
  Saudi Arabia 14.29%
  UA 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
Dell 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
Packard Bell Easynote TE6... 25.00%
Dell Studio 1555 25.00%
ASUSTeK K42JK 25.00%
Acer Aspire E5-571 25.00%


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