PUP.Fast Media Converter

PUP.Fast Media Converter Description

Fast Media Converter is a potentially unwanted application that may be distributed and installed on the PC through numerous packaged free programs that computer users download from unreliable websites on the Internet. PUP.Fast Media Converter may show annoying pop-up ads on the desktop of the PC. The main purpose of PUP.Fast Media Converter may be to benefit from clicks on ads. PUP.Fast Media Converter may insert an unwanted plug-in on the Web browser. PUP.Fast Media Converter may also divert PC users to questionable websites that may provide them with numerous discounts, coupons, deals and offers. PUP.Fast Media Converter may also attempt to make a profit from increased traffic of affiliated websites.
Aliases: a variant of MSIL/Adware.StrongVault.A [ESET-NOD32], Adware ( 004641831 ) [K7AntiVirus], Adware.MSIL.StrongVault.A [Baidu-International], Application.Generic.583602 [MicroWorld-eScan], ApplicUnwnt [Comodo], Artemis!BA90A2097130 [McAfee], MSIL.Adware.StrongVault [VIPRE], TROJ_GEN.F47V1106 [TrendMicro-HouseCall], W32.Cloda4a.Trojan.9654 [Bkav], Win32.SuspectCrc [Ikarus] and Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud) [Kingsoft].

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File System Details

PUP.Fast Media Converter creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\FastMediaConverter\FastMediaConverterBrowser.exe 160,768 8d8751874ae732ddf9a87c3b7dd7d429 167
2 %LOCALAPPDATA%\FastMedia_Converter.exe_Url_lwpvxkoegrrnsgqkfls1ilq0cqas4g5z 50
3 %PROGRAMFILES%\FastMediaConverter 47
4 %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\FastMediaConverter 46
5 Fast Media Converter.lnk 41
6 %PROGRAMFILES%\FastMediaConverter\FastMedia Converter.exe 521,216 9b73b019e0f54cdde2b25ef3ccd70765 4
7 %PROGRAMFILES%\FastMediaConverter\FastMediaConverteruninstall.exe 62,115 c4e7e3dd3874b1d7df3c5c3c442d40d3 4
8 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\FastMediaConverter.lnk 1,168 9f0f25627d815e368a9fd5d96a035fec 2
9 %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Fast Media Converter N/A

Registry Details

PUP.Fast Media Converter creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}
Fast Media Converter_is1
HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FastMediaConverter
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FastMediaConverter
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FastMediaConverterApp_RASMANCS
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\FastMediaConverterApp_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\FastMediaConverterApp_RASMANCS
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\FastMediaConverterApp_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\FastMediaConverter
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartPage\NewShortcuts, value: C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Fast Media Converter\Fast Media Converter.lnk

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