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64% remove it36% keep it
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Satellite Pc Pro

What is Satellite Pc Pro?

Satellite Pc Pro is an advertising-supported web browser toolbar/extension that will make the following changes to the browser's settings:

- Changes the default home page and new tabs and protect these search settings
- Changes the default search engine in your Internet Browser, including the browser's built-in search box
- Adds an addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found” adn DNS errors
- Tracks usage behavior. Information about the search queries submited in connection with the Toolbar and how it is interacted with search results may be used to personalize the content and advertisements

About  (from satellitepcpro.com)

By downloading a MS Product, you will be installing a software application onto your computer which will appear on your desktop or within one or more of your Internet browsers. During the download of a MS Product you may also be offered the opportunity to set your browser homepage, start page, new tab page and/or defa...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • May modify the web browser's home page
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Satellite Pc Pro.
axvlc.dll (0ff21a9a01f69e8ff021db0da15eaece) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.Generic.gen
Bkav FE W32.HfsAutoB
uninstall.exe (53817a366d16165e18b0babc60239ff5) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
nProtect 2013-12-30.01 Trojan/W32.Agent_Packed.1342464.B
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.S.Agent.1342464
libvlc.dll (7ebdfc02b9e698acba658fa4204abce6) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE W32.HfsAutoB.831e
nProtect 2013-11-12.01 Trojan/W32.Agent.101376.VT

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Satellite Pc Pro
URL: www.satellitepcpro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Satellite Pc Pro
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Satellite Pc Pro\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Satellite Pc Pro\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 76.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Satellite Pc Pro

Program executable:SatellitePcPro.exe
Name:Satellite Pc Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\Satellite Pc Pro\SatellitePcPro.exe
Additional files:
  • SatellitePcPro.exe - Satellite Pc Pro
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • Interop.AXVLC.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'AXVLC'.
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • vlc.exe (by the VideoLAN Team) - VLC media player
  • CustomControls.dll (by VTN Technologies Inc) - CustomControls
  • gTrackBar.dll - gTrackBar
  • AxInterop.AXVLC.dll
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll
  • (Malware detected) axvlc.dll (by the VideoLAN Team) - VLC media player (Activex Plugin)
  • (Malware detected) libvlc.dll
  • libvlccore.dll
  • lua5.1.dll
  • MACTrackBarLib.dll
  • Microsoft.VisualBasic.PowerPacks.Vs.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2010
  • wmp.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Media Player

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • vlc.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'VLCPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VLC.OPENFolder' and the action verb 'Open.
Scheduled Task
  • vlc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2D29BC84-F9B9-4C6F-9C8A-AC20A42FCBC4}' (runs on registration).
  • vlc.exe runs as a service named 'VLC-Win7_Service' (VLC-Win7_Service).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • vlc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:45.42 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0125347831%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00846961%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00406517%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,066,569
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:6.91 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.88 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Satellite Pc Pro?

You can uninstall Satellite Pc Pro 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 Satellite Pc Pro, 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 Satellite Pc Pro.
  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.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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