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65% remove it35% keep it
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VersionDistribution 33.33% 33.33% 33.33%


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What is VidShake?

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"Included with the Software may be third party software from a Pinball Corporation partner. Your registration for and use of any third party software is subject to that third party’s privacy policy, if any. If you register for or use third party software, both Pinball Corporation and the third party software provider will receive any information collected by Pinball Corporation in conjunction with your registration, and Pinball Corporation's use of your information is subject to this Privacy Policy. To determine how a Pinball Corporation partner may use your registration information, or may otherwise independently be collecting other information through your use of third party software, please refer to the third party software provider's privacy policy."

About  (from Pinball)

Our Software product automatically collects information from you to enable the Software’s services. By installing the Software, you authorize Pinball Corporation to periodically collect certain information (1) (e.g., keywords and portions of Web site addresses or complete URLs) from the Web sites you visit and upload...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Known to include offers within the setup
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in VidShake.
vidshakeSA.exe (13152f230357fa136f7472de23b7c5a1) has been flagged by the following 26 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.Agent
Avira AntiVir SPR/Tool.746496.1
avast! 2014.9-140107 Win32:HotBar-BZ [Adw]
AVG 2015.0.3601 Skodna.Generic_r.L
Bitdefender Application.Generic.430515
Comodo Security 16831 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web Adware.Zango.15
ESET-NOD32 8.8731 probably a variant of Win32/Adware.180Solutions
F-Prot v6. W32/180Solutions.D.gen
F-Secure 11.2014-07-01_3 Application.Generic.430515
G Data 14.1.22 Application.Generic.430515
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.0.127 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Shopper
Jiangmin KV140107 Trojan/Genome.dpkt
K7 AntiVirus 13.170.9394 Adware
K7GW Riskware
Kaspersky Trojan.Win32.Genome
Malwarebytes v2014.01.07.11 Adware.HotBar.CP
McAfee 5600.7257 RDN/Generic PUP.x!rb
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7257 RDN/Generic PUP.x!rb
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.0 Adware:Win32/Hotbar
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.430515
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Zango.bcieys
PC Tools 2013 Adware.ZangoSearch!rem
Sophos 4.91 Generic PUA HJ
Symantec 1/7/2014 rev. 3 Adware.ZangoSearch
VIPRE Antivirus 20920 Pinball Corporation
vidshakeSAHook.dll (18e48c211b4f7b193a2074fc90f91da0) has been flagged by the following 25 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir Adware/Hotbar.GT.10
Antiy-AVL AdWare/Win32.Shopper
AVG Skodna.Generic_r.M
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.HotBar.S
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Hotbar.GT
Comodo Security 16933 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.312
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Hotbar.GT (B)
ESET-NOD32 8796 a variant of Win32/Adware.HotBar.S
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Hotbar.GT
G Data 22 Adware.Hotbar.GT
IKARUS anti.virus T3. AdWare.Win32.HotBar
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Shopper.du
K7 AntiVirus 9.172.9576 Riskware
K7GW Riskware
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes Adware.HotBar.VS
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9800 Adware:Win32/Hotbar
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32..bczajp
Sophos 4.91.0 Hotbar
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.RCBCDF9
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RCBCDF9
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Shopper.rn.7697342
VIPRE Antivirus 21442 Hotbar
VidShakeSACB.exe (c66ed83993d3c94921d805a252a19c16) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost Adware.Agent!FfOa0qAufaw
Avira AntiVir Adware/Agent.274944.8
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:HotBar-CB [Adw]
AVG Generic5.NPC
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:[email protected]
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 AdWare.Hotbar (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 14947 UnclassifiedMalware
Emsisoft Anti-Malware None Gen:[email protected] (B)
F-Secure 11.0.19020.35 Gen:[email protected]
G Data 22 Gen:[email protected]
IKARUS anti.virus T3. not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Shopper
K7 AntiVirus 9.158.8121 Riskware
Malwarebytes Adware.HotBar.Gen
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9103 Adware:Win32/Hotbar
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:[email protected]
SUPERAntiSpyware Adware.Agent/Gen-Pinball
Symantec 20121.3.0.76 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1011 TROJ_GEN.RCBCDL2
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RCBCDL2
VidShakeUninstaller.exe (6dcd90b88da77e48ad6c721e3604f124) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir TR/NSIS.Bar.A.11
avast! 6.0.1289.0 NSIS:HotBar-A [Adw]
AVG Zango
Comodo Security 14217 UnclassifiedMalware
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/Shopper
G Data 22 NSIS:HotBar-A
IKARUS anti.virus T3. not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Shopper
Jiangmin 13.0.900 AdWare/Shopper.dt
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Shopper.aad
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2012.9.22.155 VIRUS_UNKNOWN
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1116
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VidShake has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove VidShake.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Pinball Corporation.
URL: www.vidshake.com
Help link: www.vidshake.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\vidshakesa\bin\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\vidshakeSA\bin\\VidShakeUninstaller.exe" Web
Estimated size: 1020.27 KB

Program filesFiles installed by VidShake

Program executable:vidshakeSA.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) VidShakeSACB.exe
  • (Malware detected) vidshakeSA.exe
  • (Malware detected) vidshakeSAHook.dll
  • (Malware detected) VidShakeUninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • vidshakeSA.exe is scheduled as a task named 'RunAsStdUser Task' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • vidshakeSA.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'vidshakeSA' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\vidshakeSA\bin\\vidshakeSA.exe".

How do I remove VidShake?

Quickly and completely remove VidShake from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove VidShake from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall VidShake 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 VidShake, 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 VidShake.
  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) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 33%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Vista 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Gateway 33.33%
Sony 33.33%
ASUS 33.33%
Common models
Sony VPCEE41FX 33.33%
Gateway MCP61SM2MA 33.33%
ASUSTeK K53E 33.33%

About (from Pinball Corporation)

Pinball Corporation delivers online content and monetization solutions for small to mid-sized web publishers, and keyword-based online advertising solutions for direct-response and ecommerce marketers.
Publisher URL: www.pinballcorp.com


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