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Should I remove Performance Find?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.18 days
84.44 days >
Average installed length: 44.37 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Performance Find

What is Performance Find?

This is an ad Injector type of malware that is typically bundled with unwanted software offers for legitimate software and once installed is deceptive, difficult to remove as well as impacts the security of the user's computer by displaying intrusive advertisements in the web browser which promote and trick users into installing other unwanted adware or malware. Once installed, it 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. (This is a variant of the CMI/WinCheck family of adware.)


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 bnsrc998.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files.
  • Malware detected in the 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 Performance Find.
bnsrc998.exe (2bee9d6b802b2e61896503a29cabccbf) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Gen:Variant.Mikey.12587
ALYac Gen:Variant.Mikey.12587
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic_r
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Agent.Elnx
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Mikey.12587
Comodo Security 22034 ApplicUnwnt
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Mikey.12587
ESET-NOD32 9.11591 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.HD
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Gen:Variant.Mikey.12587
G Data 15.8.25 Gen:Variant.Mikey.12587
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Mikey.12587
Panda Antivirus Generic Suspicious
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.228 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H09E115
       View all 13 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\b0b3f080-1429357566-81e2-34d4-4c72b9acc2d5
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\B0B3F080-1429357566-81E2-34D4-4C72B9ACC2D5\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Performance Find

Program executable:bnsrc998.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsrC998.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\2E9E46E0-1429366247-11E1-AB9A-047D7B85EF58\bnsy2D8B.exe.

How do I remove Performance Find?

Quickly and completely remove Performance Find from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Performance Find 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 Performance Find, 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 Performance Find.
  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) 60%
Win 8 20%
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 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.00%
Windows 7 Starter 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Brazil 25.00%
  Republic Of Moldova 12.50%
  Spain 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 33.33%
Samsung 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Common models
Samsung RV411/RV511/E3511... 20.00%
HP 15 TouchSmart Notebook... 20.00%
BIOSTAR Group GF8200E 20.00%


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