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Should I remove Virus Removal Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%

Versions

VersionDistribution
build_1.0.0.155_rev_3434_date_12:01:28 10-04-14 75.00%
build_1.0.0.154_rev_3272_date_16:43:17 29-11-13 25.00%

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Virus Removal Tool

What is Virus Removal Tool?

Distributes a version of SpyHunter by Enigma Software Group with various offers.

Overview

Virus Removal Tool is a software program developed by Security Stronghold. The most common release is build_1.0.0.155_rev_3434_date_12:01:28 10-04-14, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named virusremovaltool.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 143.93 MB (150,926,093 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7. While about 56% of users of Virus Removal Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Iran.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Virus Removal Tool.
Report.exe (f97543217c7c26bb3f74730c095f7217) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL 0.1.0.1 VCS/Environment.DigitalFN
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.14.03.04.01 Gen:Variant.Barys.3497
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7202 Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious-BAY.O
Virus Removal Tool has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Virus Removal Tool.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SecurityStronghold.com
Help link: www.SecurityStronghold.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Virus Removal Tool\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Virus Removal Tool\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 143.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Virus Removal Tool

Program executable:virusremovaltool.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\virus removal tool\virusremovaltool.exe
MD5:429241be5c85d6f3a30d2bf14cbbf82b
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Report.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Virus Removal Tool?

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Or, you can uninstall Virus Removal Tool 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 Virus Removal Tool, 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 Virus Removal Tool.
  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 Vista (SP2) 25%
Win 8 25%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
55.56%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

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

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  India 11.11%
  Iran 11.11%
  Italy 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
LENOVO 2191 33.33%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 33.33%
Dell Inspiron N5110 33.33%

About (from Security Stronghold)

Company Profile Security Stronghold Company was founded by several computer security professionals.
Publisher URL: www.securitystronghold.com

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