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Should I remove Key Faxes?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 73.80 days
148.63 days >
Average installed length: 78.09 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Key Faxes

What is Key Faxes?

This adware (AKA WinCheck, CMI, ConvertAd) is an ad Injector that is typically bundled with unwanted software offers. This particular ad injector is an unwanted software program that is deceptive, difficult to remove as well as impacts the security of the user's privacy and computer health. It also displays intrusive advertisements in the browser which promote and trick users into installing other unwanted adware or malware. The program, which runs as a startup process in the background works by injecting into the browser ads on web pages that either do not normally appear or by replacing existing ads that are part of the existing site with ads from different companies with low quality offerings as well as malware. It works by monitoring and intercepting the user's web browser connections and injecting new content before the browser serve it up.


The primary executable is named ansp482a.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.16 MB (2,261,869 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Key Faxes.
ansp482a.exe (985691329334849469db7827f751e14a) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1265896
Arcabit Application.Generic.D1350E8
avast! 2014.9-150816 Win32:Adware-CPN [PUP]
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic6
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.GI
Bitdefender Application.Generic.1265896
Comodo Security 22413 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 9.11768 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.GI
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1265896
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1265896
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.1265896
Qihoo-360 Trojan.Generic
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
Tencent Trojan.Win32.YY.Gen.7
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.228 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0416
       View all 15 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\2d276780-1429119337-11dd-af56-c86000c6dbae
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\2D276780-1429119337-11DD-AF56-C86000C6DBAE\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Key Faxes

Program executable:ansp482a.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe
  • ansn73AE.exe
  • rnsiBACF.exe
  • rnsl7B02.exe
  • rnsn6A9E.exe
  • rnsy9A05.exe

How do I remove Key Faxes?

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Or, you can uninstall Key Faxes 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 Key Faxes, 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 Key Faxes.
  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 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8.1 13%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows 10 25.00%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.21%
  Canada 5.26%
  France 5.26%
  Italy 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Dell 42.86%
Acer 14.29%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 14.29%
HP G72 Notebook PC 14.29%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 14.29%
Gateway SX2855 14.29%
Dell Vostro 410 14.29%
Dell Inspiron N7010 14.29%


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