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Should I remove TNod User & Password Finder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,051
United States Rank #5,412
Reach 0.1917%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.38 days
542.26 days >
Average installed length: 284.92 days


VersionDistribution 0.03% 0.13% 0.11% 1.75% 0.71% 0.21% 7.07% 17.68% 43.56% 15.77% 1.88% 5.93% 5.19%

TNod User & Password Finder

What is TNod User & Password Finder?  (from Tukero[X]Team)

TNod User & Password Finder is software that is used to search the internet for activation keys for any version of NOD32 programs. In particular, it provides the username and password for ESET NOD32 Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus. ESET NOD32 Antivirus and Smart Security are programs that provide protection fro...  Read more


TNod User & Password Finder is a program developed by Tukero[X]Team. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is tnodup.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 1.16 MB (1,212,260 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 24% of users of TNod User & Password Finder come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and Mexico.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in TNod User & Password Finder.
tnodup.exe (e268c7c2716e33f91dd988e38d2973fd) has been flagged by the following 31 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.AdMedia
AVG 2014.0.3466 Generic4
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Graftor.15872
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/18155 Win.Trojan.Admedia-1
Commtouch SDK W32/Risk.JQKQ-4084
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Graftor.15872
ESET-NOD32 7.8311 Win32/RiskWare.HackAV.DM
Fortinet FortiGate 6/12/2013 W32/Malware_fam.NB
F-Prot v6. W32/MalwareS.BJTW
F-Secure 11.2013-12-06_4 Gen:Variant.Graftor.15872
G Data 13.6.22 Gen:Variant.Graftor.15872
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.AdMedia
Jiangmin KV130612 Adware/AdMedia.cn
K7 AntiVirus 13.166.8652 Riskware
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.AdMedia.ja.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2013.06.12.06 Trojan.Agent.CK
McAfee 5600.7104 Artemis!E268C7C2716E
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7104 Artemis!E268C7C2716E
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.0 HackTool:Win32/Keygen
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Graftor.15872
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.AdMedia.bndca
Norman 10.20130612 keygen.P
nProtect Trojan-Clicker/W32.AdMedia.1811968
Panda Antivirus Trj/OCJ.E
PC Tools 2013 Adware.IEhlpr!rem
Symantec 6/12/2013 rev. 4 Adware.IEhlpr
Trend Micro 10.465.12 TROJ_SPNR.03JU11
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.163 TROJ_SPNR.03JU11
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.AdMedia
VIPRE Antivirus 17580 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.AdMedia.1811968.B
uninst-tnod.exe (f23abb76bde54db3ea7f86e856bae217) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Malwarebytes Trojan.Agent.CK
Symantec 20121.3.0.76 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0127
       View all 34 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

URL: tukero.blogspot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\eset\tnod user & password finder
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ESET\TNod User & Password Finder\uninst-TNod.exe"
Estimated size: 1.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TNod User & Password Finder

Program executable:tnodup.exe (Malware detected)
Name:TNod User & Password Finder
Path:C:\Program Files\tnod user & password finder\tnodup.exe
Additional files:
  • TNod- - TNod User & Password Finder (Installer. NSIS)
  • TNod-
  • uninst-tnod.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TNODUP.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Update licence Nod32' (runs monthly on Thursdays at 17:43).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TNODUP.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TNOD UP.
Startup File (User Run)
  • TNODUP.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'TNod User & Password Finder' and executes as C:\Program Files\ESET\TNod\TNODUP.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TNODUP.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TNOD UP' which loads as "C:\Program Files\TNod\TNODUP.exe" /i.

How do I remove TNod User & Password Finder?

You can uninstall TNod User & Password Finder 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 TNod User & Password Finder, 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 TNod User & Password Finder.
  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) 50%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.61%
Windows 10 35.54%
Windows XP 6.03%
Windows Vista 0.77%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.58%
Windows 10 Pro 9.10%
Windows 7 Professional 9.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.48%
  Russia 5.80%
  Mexico 5.09%
  UA 4.91%
  Spain 4.80%
  Peru 4.52%
  Italy 3.94%
  Germany 2.76%
  Colombia 2.61%
  Argentina 2.33%
  Poland 2.25%
  France 1.92%
  Ecuador 1.71%
  United Kingdom 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.70%
Acer 17.46%
ASUS 14.85%
Dell 11.80%
Lenovo 6.72%
Toshiba 6.01%
Samsung 5.22%
Intel 2.08%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Sahara 0.80%
MSI 0.71%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.51%
ASUS All Series 5.71%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.72%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.26%
HP 14 Notebook PC 2.12%

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Elevoryover a year ago
This is a good program!