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What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Version Mainframe

What is Version Mainframe?

Identified as a version of the CMI/ConvertAd family of malware ad-injectors, this adware which is typically bundled with third-party applications in unwanted software bundles will hijack the user's browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox) and display unwanted ads. When running, the process will monitor and capture internet traffic and insert advertisements over existing ads or by placing new ads in white space. In either case, these ads are low in quality and even dangerous in many cases as they might be infected with malware javascript (malvertising). In addition to displaying these unwanted ads, the software runs as startup in the local application data via a registry run key and sends commands to the controlling server to request new ads based on the context of what the user is doing. This action will also report back to the server what domains the user visits, what URLs they enter as well as in some cases might send back cookies. If the sites visited are not SSL encrypted passwords and usernames might be sent to the server compromising the privacy and security of the user.

Overview

During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named bnsc82f7.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Version Mainframe.
bnsc82f7.exe (6917f5cee6e0a007a29751cfbc98cc5c) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic6
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15816 Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.OU
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0228 Adware.ClickMeIn.1383
ESET-NOD32 9.11673 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.OU
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Trojan.Win32.YY.Gen.7
VIPRE Antivirus 40492 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\27154da0-1431780125-11e0-b4e4-047d7b055619
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\27154DA0-1431780125-11E0-B4E4-047D7B055619\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Version Mainframe

Program executable:bnsc82f7.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\27154da0-1431780125-11e0-b4e4-047d7b055619\bnsc82f7.exe
MD5:6917f5cee6e0a007a29751cfbc98cc5c
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsc82F7.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\27154DA0-1431780125-11E0-B4E4-047D7B055619\bnsc82F7.exe.

How do I remove Version Mainframe?

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Or, you can uninstall Version Mainframe 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 Version Mainframe, 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 Version Mainframe.
  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 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 17%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  Turkey 18.18%
  France 9.09%
  Sweden 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Toshiba 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L745 20.00%
Micro-Star MS-7529 20.00%
HP EliteBook 2570p 20.00%
Dell OptiPlex 380 20.00%
ASUSTeK K56CM 20.00%

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