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PC MightyMax 2012

What is PC MightyMax 2012?  (from PC MightyMax)

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PC MightyMax 2012 is a program developed by PC MightyMax. 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 pcmm2012.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 3.11 MB (3,258,252 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP1). While about 95% of users of PC MightyMax 2012 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PC MightyMax 2012.
pcmm2012.exe (0e5884290381e6915ab94bf8544669a0) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Commtouch SDK W32/Trojan.NTWW-1985
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.165 TROJ_GEN.F47V1126
TrayIcon.exe (94cb3173362eb1854820bbb5883c25b7) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Commtouch SDK W32/Trojan.LWTQ-5790
Rising Antivirus Trojan.Win32.Generic.13EA1031
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1112

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.pcmightymax.net
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pc mightymax 2012
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\PC MightyMax 2012\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC MightyMax 2012

Program executable:pcmm2012.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\pc mightymax 2012\pcmm2012.exe
Additional files:
  • DiagnosticReporter.exe - DiagnosticReporter
  • Uninstall.exe - PC MightyMax 2012 (PC MightyMax 2012 Installer)
  • ElevateHelper.exe - ElevateHelper
  • ScanSpecific.dll - ScanSpecific
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • (Malware detected) TrayIcon.exe - TrayIcon
  • FileExtHandler.exe (by Microsoft) - FileExtHandler
  • taskkill.exe (by Microsoft) - Kill Process

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • TrayIcon.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC MightyMax 2012 Tray Icon' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\PC MightyMax 2012\TrayIcon.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TrayIcon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PC MightyMax 2012 Tray Icon' which loads as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\PC MightyMax 2012\TrayIcon.exe".

How do I remove PC MightyMax 2012?

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Or, you can uninstall PC MightyMax 2012 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 PC MightyMax 2012, 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 PC MightyMax 2012.
  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) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 14%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows Vista 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  United Kingdom 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 57.14%
Dell 28.57%
Acer 14.29%
Common models
HP-Pavilion GC673AA-ABA m... 14.29%
HP-Pavilion AY627AA-ABA a... 14.29%
HP Pavilion 061 ED895AA-A... 14.29%
HP G61 Notebook PC 14.29%
eMachines ET1331G 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 545 14.29%


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