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Candy Fantasy

What is Candy Fantasy?

Uses the Install Connect Downloader to bundle additional software offers, mostly adware and PUPs.

About  (from Appenity)

The Installer manages your download and software installation. In addition to the Game, the Installer may present to you various software offers by us or by one or more of our partners ("Partner Software") via an offer screen, which you can accept or decline. For the avoidance of doubt, you are in no way obligated or r...  Read more


Candy Fantasy is a software program developed by Appenity. 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 primary executable is named projektor.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package is about 6.03 MB (6,323,872 bytes) when donwloaded. The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Candy Fantasy.
updater.exe (2b34b5cbd43331705f41633038f9a56e) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AegisLab 1.5 Troj.W32.Gen
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6940 BehavesLike.Win32.Tool.dh
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
Candy Fantasy has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: InstallConnect
URL: installconnect.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\candy fantasy
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Candy Fantasy\projektor.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 6.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Candy Fantasy

Program executable:projektor.exe
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\candy fantasy\projektor.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) updater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • updater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Fruit Pop Frenzy_update' (runs daily at 2:54 AM).

How do I remove Candy Fantasy?

You can uninstall Candy Fantasy 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Candy Fantasy, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Candy Fantasy.
  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.

Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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