77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove Pixel Post?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0005%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 93.17 days
341.85 days >
Average installed length: 179.62 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Pixel Post

What is Pixel Post?

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.)

Overview

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 bnsfe092.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Pixel Post.
bnsfe092.exe (5b5c6dcae7b18fcff41ed5b470602167) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.ConvertAd
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15816 Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.OU
Comodo Security 22246 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0228 Adware.ClickMeIn.1377
ESET-NOD32 9.11685 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.OU
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Trojan.Win32.YY.Gen.0
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.228 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0519

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\30464e43-1431860617-5835-5735-3c4a924e5c87
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\30464E43-1431860617-5835-5735-3C4A924E5C87\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Pixel Post

Program executable:bnsfe092.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\30464e43-1431860617-5835-5735-3c4a924e5c87\bnsfe092.exe
MD5:5b5c6dcae7b18fcff41ed5b470602167
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsfE092.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\30464E43-1431860617-5835-5735-3C4A924E5C87\bnsfE092.exe.

How do I remove Pixel Post?

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Or, you can uninstall Pixel Post 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 Pixel Post, 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 Pixel Post.
  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 Vista (SP1) 14%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 8 28.57%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 8 Enterprise 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 14.29%
Windows Vista Black Editi... 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.67%
  Brazil 16.67%
  Australia 8.33%
  Canada 8.33%
  Italy 8.33%
  Russia 8.33%
  Turkey 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Common models
MSI MS-7788 20.00%
LNV L40-70 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 20.00%
Dell Inspiron 3442 20.00%
Acer TravelMate 5742Z 20.00%

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