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Should I remove Punctuation Toner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0011%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.23 days
124.88 days >
Average installed length: 65.62 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Punctuation Toner

What is Punctuation Toner?

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

The main program executable is ansde390.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 2.14 MB (2,245,662 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 Punctuation Toner.
ansde390.exe (f5f0f5b8c14516d2fdc29d97a5311d45) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1249385
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.ConvertAd
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic6
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15816 Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.GK
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1140 Application.Generic.1249385
Comodo Security 22187 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 9.11657 Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.GK
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1249385
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1249385
McAfee 5600.6671 Artemis!F5F0F5B8C145
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6671 BehavesLike.Win32.BadFile.th
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.684 Application.Generic.1249385
Panda Antivirus 15.08.16.05 Trj/Genetic.gen
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA HP
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Trojan.Win32.YY.Gen.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.228 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0417
VIPRE Antivirus 40408 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Zillya 2.0.0.2185 Adware.ConvertAd.Win32.479
       View all 21 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\4c4c4544-1429248244-5410-804b-b5c04f4d4a31
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4C4C4544-1429248244-5410-804B-B5C04F4D4A31\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Punctuation Toner

Program executable:ansde390.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\4c4c4544-1429248244-5410-804b-b5c04f4d4a31\ansde390.exe
MD5:f5f0f5b8c14516d2fdc29d97a5311d45
Additional files:
  • rnsdE788.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • rnsw9D23.exe

How do I remove Punctuation Toner?

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Or, you can uninstall Punctuation Toner 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 Punctuation Toner, 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 Punctuation Toner.
  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 8 50%
Win XP 6%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%
 
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
65.62
Days

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.00%
Windows 7 31.25%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows XP 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 18.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 8 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.26%
  Russia 7.41%
  Thailand 3.70%
  Dominican Republic 3.70%
  India 3.70%
  Indonesia 3.70%
  Romania 3.70%
  Germany 3.70%
  Canada 3.70%
  RE 3.70%
  United Kingdom 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
ASUS 14.29%
Toshiba 14.29%
Acer 7.14%
Lenovo 7.14%
Gateway 7.14%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P845t 7.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 7.14%
LG Electronics R510-G.APS... 7.14%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 7.14%
HP ProBook 4520s 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 7.14%

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