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Should I remove Portal Trial?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Portal Trial Version

What is Portal Trial?

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.)


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 bnshb58.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 Portal Trial.
bnshb58.exe (3393c77b9dc2521f1042b3ed6de26cd8) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1264187
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic_r
Bitdefender Application.Generic.1264187
ESET-NOD32 9.11579 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.KX
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1264187
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1264187
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.1264187
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\1f241020-1430212938-11dd-a114-74d02b363a90
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\1F241020-1430212938-11DD-A114-74D02B363A90\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Portal Trial Version

Program executable:bnshb58.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnshB58.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\1F241020-1430212938-11DD-A114-74D02B363A90\bnshB58.exe.

How do I remove Portal Trial?

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Or, you can uninstall Portal Trial 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 Portal Trial Version, 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 Portal Trial.
  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 40%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Starter 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  France 25.00%
  Brazil 12.50%
  Canada 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 66.67%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 25.00%
Packard Bell imedia S1300 25.00%
Itautec S.A. Infoway ST-4... 25.00%


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