SySaver Description

SySaver is considered as a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program), a suspicious Web browser extension that causes problems on the affected Web browsers. SySaver is an adware infection, a Web browser extension specifically designed to display advertisements on victim's computers. It is important to note that SySaver is being used to generating advertisement and affiliate marketing revenue.

The Downside of Browser Extensions Like SySaver

It is important to avoid installing these types of Web browser toolbars. Despite what they claim, the benefit of converting file formats, adding emoticons to your instant messages or saving a few cents due to online shopping coupons is never worth the trouble of dealing with the many symptoms and problems that have been associated with these types of Web browser extensions. The fact is that SySaver has access to many private parts of your Web browsing experience because SySaver is installed as a Web browser extension or add-on. Installing SySaver may allow a third party to view your online activity, gain access to your personal information, learn about your Web browsing habits and potentially learn important information about your computer. This data may be used to deliver advertisements to your computer or sold to shady marketers.

How Unsafe is the SySaver Web Browser Extension?

Although the SySaver is a PUP, this does not mean that SySaver is harmless. SySaver is not a threat but SySaver may cause many symptoms that have commonly been associated with threats. Common symptoms related to SySaver include Web browser redirects, pop-up windows and various performance problems. SySaver may also make changes to your Web browser settings. One common complaint involving SySaver is that SySaver may change your Web browser's homepage and default search engine.

SySaver may be Distributed Using a Fake Flash Player Update Website

According to malware researchers, SySaver is just one of many Web browser extensions that are being distributed through a fake Flash Player Update website and pop-up window. Bogus Flash Player Updates often take advantage of the computer users' ignorance regarding online media to distribute threats. Because of this, security analysts strongly advise computer users to exercise caution if they ever come across pop-up windows or error messages claiming that it is necessary to update your Flash Player, browser or other component on your computer.

Aliases: DownloadTerms (fs) [VIPRE], Heur.Agent/Gen-WhiteBox [SUPERAntiSpyware] and Unlimited Downloads [Sophos].

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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

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File System Details

SySaver creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %TEMP%SySaver.exe 1,498,856 26ea83d5b6f38ca070cea6c2b8f5562f 60
2 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\SySaver 13

Registry Details

SySaver creates the following registry entry or registry entries:

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