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Should I remove Prescan Recipient?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
78% remove it22% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Prescan Recipient

What is Prescan Recipient?

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 pnsedb75.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 958.58 KB (981,581 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Prescan Recipient.
pnsedb75.exe (ba6280e3cac61edf7db8cb46e87b8d04) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-150413 NSIS:Malware-gen [Trj]
SUPERAntiSpyware 9939 Trojan.Agent/Gen-FakeDefender

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\f7165b15-1427752597-e111-9d6e-b888e3be8407
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\F7165B15-1427752597-E111-9D6E-B888E3BE8407\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 958.58 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Prescan Recipient

Program executable:pnsedb75.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe
  • rnspDB64.exe

How do I remove Prescan Recipient?

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Or, you can uninstall Prescan Recipient 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 Prescan Recipient, 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 Prescan Recipient.
  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 8 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
Uninstall it 78%
Keep it 22%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Germany 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Indonesia 11.11%
  Russia 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
ASUS 33.33%


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