Should I remove Pointer Microphone?
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What is Pointer Microphone?
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.)
The main program executable is ansf3998.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.95 MB (2,041,202 bytes).
- Possible malware installed by this program
- Displays unwanted advertisements
- The experts agree, you should remove it!
, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Pointer Microphone.
|ansf3998.exe (02dff32f68c5afa44a0db8b1b887430f) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:|
||Generic PUA OH (PUA)
||8/16/2015 rev. 1
View all 19 all detections
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\4c4c4544-1429222743-5a10-804d-b2c04f444331
Estimated size: 1.95 MB
Files installed by Pointer Microphone
|Program executable:||ansf3998.exe (Malware detected)|
How do I remove Pointer Microphone?
Quickly and completely remove Pointer Microphone from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pointer Microphone from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
- 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:
When you find the program Pointer Microphone, click it, and then do one of the following:
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
- Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Pointer Microphone.
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.
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
- Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
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Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%
MOST USED OS
Windows 7 (SP1)
100.00% of installs come from the United States
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