PC Scout

PC Scout Description

ScreenshotPC Scout is a rogue security application that uses scare tactics to trick users into purchasing it. PC Scout could gain access to your computer via Trojans, drive-by-downloads or fake video codecs. PC Scout will run a fake scan once inside your system, followed by fabricated results of a number of computer infections on your machine. PC Scout may also bombard your system with irritating pop-ups resulting in the slow operation of your PC. PC Scout should be removed from your system immediately as it is very harmful to your computer.

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Security Doesn't Let You Download SpyHunter or Access the Internet?


Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
  • Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in "Safe Mode with Networking" and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

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Technical Information

Screenshots & Other Imagery

PC Scout Image 1 PC Scout Image 2 PC Scout Image 3

File System Details

PC Scout creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 PC Scout.lnk 93
2 Uninstall PC Scout.lnk 92
3 PC Scout Support.lnk 90
4 pcscout.exe 6,025,216 6b6e14aa0ea97ef7be7a0e5b4b597cae 76
5 pcscout.exe 6,025,216 26
6 %ProgramFiles%\PC Scout 7
7 %AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\PC Scout 2

Registry Details

PC Scout creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\..{RunKeys}
PC Scout
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}
PC Scout

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