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Should I remove Power Pre-formatted?

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 #47,772
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.38 days
217.66 days >
Average installed length: 114.36 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Power Pre-formatted

What is Power Pre-formatted?

This is an ad Injector type of malware that is typically bundled with unwanted software offers for legitimate software and once installed is deceptive, difficult to remove as well as impacts the security of the user's computer by displaying intrusive advertisements in the web browser which promote and trick users into installing other unwanted adware or malware. Once installed, it 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. (This is a variant of the CMI/WinCheck family of adware.)


The main program executable is ansbd4d8.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 2.95 MB (3,090,531 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Power Pre-formatted.
ansbd4d8.exe (d2d26d2dfc530a5f032cce9ab7453e10) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic6
ESET-NOD32 9.11452 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.EL
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
Panda Antivirus Trj/Genetic.gen
rnsxF58.exe (e5d32ca1d49dbd9a6e538952b77df2e5) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG Generic6.ADQW
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.EQ
ESET-NOD32 11443 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.EQ
Kaspersky UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic
Qihoo-360 HEUR/QVM10.1.Malware.Gen
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0407

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\b9d20322-1428362851-e211-a318-2089849efbdd
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\B9D20322-1428362851-E211-A318-2089849EFBDD\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Power Pre-formatted

Program executable:ansbd4d8.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • rnsdD96E.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • rnsd3802.exe
  • rnsjD1E.exe
  • rnsn164C.exe
  • rnso43BF.exe
  • rnsp3D74.exe
  • rnstDAF8.exe
  • (Malware detected) rnsxF58.exe

How do I remove Power Pre-formatted?

You can uninstall Power Pre-formatted 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 Power Pre-formatted, 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 Power Pre-formatted.
  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 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.38%
Windows 10 37.50%
Windows XP 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.38%
Windows 8.1 9.38%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 9.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.94%
  Brazil 17.02%
  Germany 6.38%
  France 6.38%
  Italy 4.26%
  Russia 4.26%
  United Arab Emirates 2.13%
  Australia 2.13%
  Canada 2.13%
  DK 2.13%
  New Zealand 2.13%
  UA 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 21.74%
Dell 17.39%
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
ASUS 8.70%
Toshiba 8.70%
Acer 8.70%
American Megatrends 8.70%
Sony 4.35%
Sahara 4.35%
Common models
wortmann M7X0SU 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro S20... 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 3.70%
Standard AHV 3.70%
Sony VGN-NW260AF 3.70%
LG Electronics S460-L.BG2... 3.70%


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