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fst_fr_178 is a program developed by Tuto4pc. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.05 MB (1,103,440 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of fst_fr_178 come from the United States, it is also popular in France.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in fst_fr_178.
freeSoftToday_widget.exe (82a4c4041bc12dd449f63527c553e961) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir Adware/EoRezo.A.514
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.EoRezo.BAU
Comodo Security 18606 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 8.9973 a variant of Win32/AdWare.EoRezo.AU
Malwarebytes v2014.06.20.09 PUP.Optional.FreeSoftToday.A
McAfee 5600.7094 Artemis!82A4C4041BC1
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7094 Artemis!82A4C4041BC1
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10701 Adware:Win32/EoRezo
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.414
Trend Micro 10.465.20 ADW_EOREZO
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.171 ADW_EOREZO
VIPRE Antivirus 30474 Tuto4PC (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: FreeSoftToday
URL: fr.freesofttoday.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\fst_fr_178\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\fst_fr_178\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by fst_fr_178

  • predm.exe (by AA) - AA (AA Setup)
  • (Malware detected) freeSoftToday_widget.exe
  • fst_fr_178.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fst_fr_178.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'fst_fr_178' which loads as "C:\Program Files\fst_fr_178\fst_fr_178.exe".

How do I remove fst_fr_178?

You can uninstall fst_fr_178 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 fst_fr_178, 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 fst_fr_178.
  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 XP 33%
Win 10 33%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  France 33.33%

Publisher URL: www.tuto4pc.com


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