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GhostSurf 2005 Platinum


GhostSurf 2005 Platinum is a program developed by Tenebril. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 6.25 MB (6,552,333 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 69% of users of GhostSurf 2005 Platinum come from the United States, it is also popular in United Arab Emirates and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tenebril.com/products/ghostsurf/index.html
Help link: www.tenebril.com/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GhostSurf 2005
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GhostSurf 2005\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GhostSurf 2005 Platinum

  • Repair Internet Connection.exe - Tenebril Super-Application Architecture (Architecture launch vehicle)
  • adslib.dll - Tenebril architecture libraries (ADS library for NTFS)
  • cvd2lib.dll - CD and DVD library
  • encryptlib.dll - Encryption algorithm library
  • ntservlib.dll - NT Services Manager Library
  • lsplib.dll - Tenebril Incorporated lsplib (WinSock LSP architecture library)
  • reslib.dll - Resources component library (Resource library)
  • reslib-adblock.dll
  • reslib-gs.dll
  • reslib-main-np.dll
  • reslib-parachute.dll
  • reslib-pdv.dll
  • reslib-proxy.dll
  • reslib-spyware.dll
  • reslib-spywatch.dll
  • reslib-wipe.dll
  • SCActiveBlock.dll - SpyCatcher from Tenebril (Spyware blocking module)
  • DeleteSatellite.exe - SpyCatcher anti-spyware (SpyCatcher satellite deletion tool)
  • DeleteSvc.exe - Tenebril SpyCatcher (Anti-spyware satellite)
  • finlib.dll - Fingerprint manager library
  • Parachute.exe - Anti-spyware parachute tool
  • Personal Data Vault.exe - Personal Data Vault
  • builib.dll - Tenebril Lifeguard (UI elements for Tenebril Lifeguard)
  • AdArmor.exe - GhostSurf 2005 (AdArmor)
  • TracksCleaner.exe - TracksCleaner
  • SpyCatcher.exe - SpyCatcher (SpyCatcher anti-spyware system)
  • GhostSurf virtual tour.exe - GhostSurf (GhostSurf virtual tour)
  • GhostSurf.exe - GhostSurf main window
  • Privacy Control Center.exe - GhostSurf Privacy Control Center
  • Protector.exe - GhostSurf spyware watcher
  • Proxy.exe - GhostSurf proxy
  • Scheduler daemon.exe - Scheduler daemon
  • TracksCleaner plug-in editor.exe - Tenebril TracksCleaner plug-in editor
  • uiShutdown.exe - Uninstall shutdown tool
  • Unlock.exe
  • wipelib.dll - GhostWipe functions

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DeleteSatellite.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GhostSurfDelSatellite' which loads as "C:\Program Files\GhostSurf 2005\DeleteSatellite.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Proxy.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Tools\Internet\GhostSurf 2005\Proxy.exe'.

How do I remove GhostSurf 2005 Platinum?

Quickly and completely remove GhostSurf 2005 Platinum from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall GhostSurf 2005 Platinum 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 GhostSurf 2005 Platinum, 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 GhostSurf 2005 Platinum.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP2) 14%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows XP 28.57%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Basic 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.23%
  United Arab Emirates 7.69%
  France 7.69%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  India 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Sony 14.29%
Intel 14.29%
Gateway 14.29%
American Megatrends 14.29%
Common models
Sony VGN-CR220E 20.00%
HP-Pavilion RX887AAR-ABA ... 20.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 20.00%
Gateway FX530QS 20.00%


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