By GoldSparrow in Potentially Unwanted Programs

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 177
First Seen: September 10, 2015
Last Seen: May 22, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The Chinese chat client Kele55 by Jinhua Changfeng Information Technology Co., Ltd. is a free program that is fairly popular among the young people in China. One of the main reasons why the Kele55 app is so popular is that it offers users to join chat rooms of celebrities such as movie and music stars, dancers and trusted fitness gurus. Users may install the Kele55 IM client by using the 'Express' or 'Typical' option of a free package unknowingly. The Kele55 IM client is considered as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that non-Chinese speakers may want off of their PCs. Also, the Kele55 application may suggest users to enter promoted chat rooms and display commercials about new music albums and videos. The Kele55 program may install a browser plug-in to display recommendations in your Internet browser. Also, Kele55 may use session cookies and read the meta tags of pages you visit most often to show related commercials. Many users may not welcome the advertisements by Kele55 and experience decreased browser performance. The Kele55 application may edit your list with startup programs to ensure that it will run when you turn on your PC. Additionally, the Kele55 IM client may bring up notifications in your system tray area to notify you of new chat rooms, news and welcome you to register for sponsored services. The Kele55 program is known to place its files in the Temp folder that is under the Windows directory and may prove hard for manual removal. The Kele55 application is a portable executable and may not appear on your 'Programs and Features' list, and you will need to use a credible anti-spyware instrument to remove it.

SpyHunter Detects & Remove Kele55

File System Details

Kele55 may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. KeLe2015Beta4.5Setup0821_1000.exe f8852346886f1894802f648ab2988cf0 6

Registry Details

Kele55 may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\kele55.exe
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\qixi55.exe
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\kele55.exe
SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\qixi55.exe


Kele55 may create the following directory or directories:



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