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Should I remove Free Up Expand?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,752
United States Rank #25,526
Reach 0.0066%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.16 days
63.84 days >
Average installed length: 33.54 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Free Up Expand


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 bnsz1622.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 40% of users of Free Up Expand come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and France.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Free Up Expand.
bnsz1622.exe (eeaf8aac057dd320f3b70963269f2d67) has been flagged by the following 26 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.ConvertAd
AhnLab-V3 2015.08.16 Trojan/Win32.Gen
Antiy-AVL RiskWare[Downloader:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
Arcabit Adware.A1004B67E
avast! 2014.9-150816 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
AVG 2016.0.3015 Adload_r
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.71
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/21511 Win.Trojan.Agent-904601
Dr.Web Adware.ClickMeIn.1843
ESET-NOD32 9.12100 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.TM
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
K7 AntiVirus 13.2016900 Adware
K7GW 13.2016900 Adware ( 004c70111 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:Downloader.Win32.Agent
McAfee 5600.6671 RDN/Generic PUP.x!c2a
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6671 RDN/Generic PUP.x!c2a
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Agent.dtqfrh
Panda Antivirus Generic Suspicious
Qihoo-360 HEUR/QVM10.1.Malware.Gen
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA LG (PUA)
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 Trojan.Gen
Trend Micro 10.465.16 TROJ_GEN.R02KC0EG815
Vba32 AntiVirus Downloader.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 42914 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Zillya Downloader.Agent.Win32.259347
       View all 26 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4C4C4544-1435450534-5410-8036-B9C04F344B31
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4C4C4544-1435450534-5410-8036-B9C04F344B31\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Free Up Expand

Program executable:bnsz1622.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe
  • bnsbDB44.exe
  • (Malware detected) bnsz9258.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • bnsbDB44.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\032B0290-1464731883-05D8-D406-0F0700080009\bnsbDB44.exe.
  • bnsz9258.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\88792DA9-1435452545-E411-B2A0-3863BB836E78\bnsz9258.exe.

How do I remove Free Up Expand?

You can uninstall Free Up Expand 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 Free Up Expand, 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 Free Up Expand.
  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.

Win 10 45%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.69%
Windows 10 45.38%
Windows XP 5.38%
Windows Vista 1.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 20.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 13.85%
Windows 8.1 Connected 6.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.87%
  Brazil 10.76%
  France 6.96%
  United Kingdom 4.43%
  UA 3.16%
  Russia 3.16%
  India 3.16%
  Germany 3.16%
  Canada 3.16%
  Indonesia 2.53%
  Italy 2.53%
  Colombia 1.90%
  Argentina 1.90%
  Romania 1.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.34%
Dell 20.22%
Acer 19.10%
Toshiba 7.87%
ASUS 6.74%
Lenovo 5.62%
Samsung 3.37%
Gateway 1.12%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.72%
ASUS All Series 1.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.89%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.89%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.89%
ASUSTeK X551MA 1.89%


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