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Should I remove Spyware Terminator 2015?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,248
United States Rank #22,691
Reach 0.0207%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.26 days
66.56 days >
Average installed length: 34.97 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.1.107 9.28%
3.0.0.102 27.84%
3.0.0.101 62.89%

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Spyware Terminator 2015

What is Spyware Terminator 2015?  (from Crawler Group)

Free real-time protection that effectively detects, removes and prevents spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, home page hijackers and other malware threats that may harm your computer. Our Premium license version includes integrated antivirus, priority updates, additional security tools, integrated Internet protection...  Read more

Overview

Spyware Terminator 2015 is a program developed by Crawler Group. The most used version is 3.0.0.101, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is spywareterminator.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 34.34 MB (36,003,049 bytes). SpywareTerminatorUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 18% of users of Spyware Terminator 2015 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Spyware Terminator 2015.
SpywareTerminatorShield.exe (5835903ca0bdd984a7b17e98d90ae79e) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0229 Program.Unwanted.331
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.229 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0430
SpywareTerminatorUpdate.exe (59e3db185c76e8f003ec24959c74cdbc) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6979 W32.HfsAdware.6E5A
Dr.Web 7.0.13.5270 Program.Unwanted.331
st_rsser.exe (74c3c1d831685438ca6b9ee608a85fce) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
CMC Antivirus 1.1.0.977 Packed.Win32.Obfuscated.10!O
Dr.Web 7.0.12.3050 Program.Unwanted.331
st_rsser64.exe (c46ea62b51546768d38fa6fa75015d6c) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W64.HfsAdware.6E5A
Dr.Web 7.0.12.3050 Program.Unwanted.331

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Crawler Group
URL: www.spywareterminator.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 34.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Spyware Terminator 2015

Program executable:spywareterminator.exe
Name:Spyware Terminator 2015
Path:C:\Program Files\spyware terminator\spywareterminator.exe
MD5:0537048ae14a186f4d295f9c27d8f3ef
Additional files:
  • SpywareTerminatorShield.exe - Spyware Terminator 2015 (Spyware Terminator 2015 Realtime Shield)
  • SpywareTerminatorUpdate.exe - Spyware Terminator 2015 Update Support
  • st_rsser.exe - Spyware Terminator 2015 Realtime Shield Service
  • st_rsser64.exe
  • STInternetGuard.dll - Spyware Terminator Internet Guard
  • STInternetGuard.exe
  • STInternetGuard64.dll
  • STShell.dll - Spyware Terminator 2015 Shell Menu Extension
  • STShell64.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Context Menu Handlers
  • STShell64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'STShellMenu64' with a class of {41C7F3AE-3A88-4CFE-A604-BCEC449ACB4D}.
  • STShell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'STShellMenu' with a class of {F32C83B9-DF1D-42AD-9741-C52909703957}.
2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • STInternetGuard.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Spyware Terminator 2015 Internet Guard' with the class of {82A76710-4F98-4957-92BE-99648A4E2475}.
  • STInternetGuard64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Spyware Terminator 2015 Internet Guard' with the class of {82A76710-4F98-4957-92BE-99648A4E2475}.
Scheduled Task
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8E31A7EC-C7A2-4EE4-B5A7-6C3B05B76D76}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • st_rsser64.exe runs as a service named 'Spyware Terminator 2012 Realtime Shield Service' (ST2012_Svc) "Spyware Terminator 2012 Realtime Shield Service".
  • st_rsser.exe runs as a service named 'Spyware Terminator 2015 Realtime Shield Service' (ST2012_Svc) "Spyware Terminator 2015 Realtime Shield Service".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • SpywareTerminatorUpdate.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SpywareTerminatorUpdater' which loads as C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\SpywareTerminatorUpdate.exe.
  • SpywareTerminatorShield.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SpywareTerminatorShield' which loads as C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\SpywareTerminatorShield.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SpywareTerminatorUpdate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\SpywareTerminatorUpdate.exe'.
  • SpywareTerminator.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Spyware Terminator\SpywareTerminator.exe'.

How do I remove Spyware Terminator 2015?

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Or, you can uninstall Spyware Terminator 2015 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 Spyware Terminator 2015, 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 Spyware Terminator 2015.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Spyware Terminator 2015 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 8 45%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.42%
Windows 8 45.36%
Windows XP 4.12%
Windows Vista 3.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.24%
Windows 8.1 15.46%
Windows 10 Home 8.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.87%
Windows 10 Pro 4.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.65%
  Germany 16.34%
  Brazil 10.78%
  Italy 8.82%
  Russia 7.19%
  United Kingdom 3.59%
  Czech Republic 2.94%
  UA 2.61%
  France 2.61%
  Spain 2.61%
  Australia 2.29%
  Portugal 2.29%
  Netherlands 2.29%
  TN 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.37%
Hewlett-Packard 19.75%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 13.58%
Lenovo 9.88%
Samsung 7.41%
Toshiba 4.32%
Medion 4.32%
GIGABYTE 3.70%
Common models
LENOVO 20354 4.10%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.28%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.46%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.46%
Acer Aspire V5-571PG 1.64%
Dell Dell XPS710 1.64%

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