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What percent of users and experts removed it?
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Desktop Background Ctrl

What is Desktop Background Ctrl?

This is a ConvertAd adware program that runs as a web browser extension or toolbar. Once installed the adware will inject ads within the web browser on most pages. These advertisements are not part of the underlying web page. In some case there will be an attribution of the add that says "Ads by ConvertAd".


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is bnsf462E.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Desktop Background Ctrl.
bnsf462E.exe (9de2be605e3666f26ccb6d8500062a16) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1268881
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic_r
Bitdefender Application.Generic.1268881
ESET-NOD32 9.11692 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.LN
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1268881
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1268881
McAfee 5600.6671 Artemis!9DE2BE605E36
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6671 Artemis
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.1268881
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA DK
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.228 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0506
       View all 13 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\9786A901-1430404870-6020-E33F-CFBC486CA008
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\9786A901-1430404870-6020-E33F-CFBC486CA008\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Desktop Background Ctrl

Program executable:bnsf462E.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) bnsb64D2.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsb64D2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\3D8F6ACA-1430430626-E111-AAB7-AC162D486DBB\bnsb64D2.exe.

How do I remove Desktop Background Ctrl?

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Or, you can uninstall Desktop Background Ctrl 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 Desktop Background Ctrl, 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 Desktop Background Ctrl.
  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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Win 8 70%
Win XP 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 70.00%
Windows 7 20.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%
Windows 10 Pro 10.00%
Windows 8 Pro 10.00%
Windows 8.1 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.77%
  Brazil 7.69%
  Chile 7.69%
  Colombia 7.69%
  Germany 7.69%
  DK 7.69%
  France 7.69%
  Italy 7.69%
  Russia 7.69%
  Saudi Arabia 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Sony 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
Compaq 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
Sony VPCEA35FL 10.00%
PositivoEIH61CE 10.00%
LENOVO 80E3 10.00%
HP Pavilion m6 Notebook P... 10.00%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 10.00%
HP d325 uT(DB671AV) 10.00%


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