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Should I remove windows primead package?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
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windows primead package


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is primead.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 1.42 MB (1,490,432 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of windows primead package come from the United States, it is also popular in China and Korea.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in windows primead package.
primead.exe (c006139a22d8ee6ec9f9abe659cb4fea) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2013.09.23 Win-PUP/Helper.PrimeAd.825344
Avira AntiVir DR/Delphi.Gen
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.Elzob.20143
Comodo Security 16986 ApplicUnwnt
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.Elzob.20143
Fortinet FortiGate 9/25/2013 Adware/Fam.NB
F-Secure 11.2013-25-09_4 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.Elzob.20143
G Data 13.9.22 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.Elzob.20143
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.0.127 Win32.SuspectCrc
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7209 Artemis!C006139A22D8
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7209 Artemis!C006139A22D8
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.0 Adware:Win32/Kremiumad
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.Elzob.20143
Panda Antivirus Generic Malware
Sophos 4.93 Mal/Overt-A
Symantec 9/25/2013 rev. 4 Trojan.Gen
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.268 TROJ_GEN.F47V0911
VIPRE Antivirus 21734 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 19 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: windows primead package
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\primead
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\primead\uninstall_primead.exe delete
Estimated size: 1.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by windows primead package

Program executable:primead.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\primead\primead.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall_primead.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • primead.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named windows primead package.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • primead.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'primead.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\primead\primead.exe.

How do I remove windows primead package?

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Or, you can uninstall windows primead package 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 windows primead package, 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 windows primead package.
  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 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  China 14.29%
  Korea 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 50.00%
Dell 50.00%


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