By GoldSparrow in Potentially Unwanted Programs

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 8,861
Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 225,614
First Seen: February 18, 2014
Last Seen: September 16, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

VuuPC is a potentially unwanted program. The VuuPC program may load with legitimate bundled software or even freeware downloaded from various download sites on the internet. The VuuPC program may load at boot of Windows where it may install a toolbar or change your default home page settings. From there, VuuPC could render ads or cause other site redirects to questionable sites. The actions of VuuPC are more of an annoyance, which is why PC users will want to remove VuuPC and any related files that it loads on a system. These files along with VuuPC may be automatically eliminated through the use of an updated antimalware tool. Once removed, VuuPC will no longer generate any redirects or ads on your system. Additionally, your default home page settings may be changed to your personal preference.


3 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
DrWeb Adware.Downware.1411
McAfee Artemis!B2F2603C878D
McAfee Artemis!11D2069CB451

SpyHunter Detects & Remove VuuPC

File System Details

VuuPC may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. VuuPCBaseSetup_ztlbr.exe 53d05a864a5e0dd052ca8b9f371169c1 1,450
2. nsm3556.tmp f6cc5c35eaa19bca876d1ddc4d103cb3 387
3. IWsrv.exe 44ce06c1e9536353e9f3c90a86c9dd91 76
4. IWsrv.exe 55006ec92eec471aeb2622cce2b56ce6 61
5. IWsrv.exe 1a63d4eca963656dde4eddb982c3def0 60
6. IWsrv.exe 10bcd2d0eb71925b698ff28f70e490f2 54
7. IWsrv.exe 9d3dc7a0263af1a206c8a520eb7e20a0 51
8. IWsrv.exe 033a5a7b063cdc638b32ef5f609dd871 31
9. IWsrv.exe 4e7e1c61730b97a2538e34c419f97b63 24
10. IWsrv.exe e9058c29b221fab169abd995c2af8730 21
11. IWsrv.exe f3687f3788041157db6f9f757a90fe36 20
12. IWsrv.exe 03a7355cff30211cea61d1ba409cf243 19
13. Full_Setup.exe 7933d92f92c0f900eb3a2531825080f5 18
14. IWsrv.exe 6a49bc31bf54e1b0b123640a4e2c2061 15
15. IWsrv.exe 3ef9664bd0ba4fcfa6532e06387c970d 11
16. IWsrv.exe 2a46b0be9cab6584b9d9a2144124f213 10
17. IWsrv.exe 3aa5749a7fd800c1624e9cd27c5e5f7d 10
18. IWsrv.exe 8178e9217f27fc6492bc7cf6ce510042 10
19. IWsrv.exe fec402c36944ce5d46c99a6a83898a99 9
20. IWsrv.exe a97f6ab44f7053414c916698f1135a8a 8
21. IWsrv.exe 3f26266acec813b60f5f10fc2c5efc54 8
22. IWsrv.exe 401570b2e36a9596189821802dbb73fd 8
23. IWsrv.exe d4d531b0e1da5fcd3221e447cb0953b1 8
24. IWsrv.exe e14ab282fddb5f2d148581e23103cdb1 7
25. Full_Setup.exe 1522680f0a81e35d0857d4b839d07944 7
26. IWsrv.exe 4ca2491d6ab087b925b7e75ee36fe83b 6
More files

Registry Details

VuuPC may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
Continue VuuPC Installation.lnk
My VuuPC.lnk
Regexp file mask
%windir%\System32\Tasks\VuuPC[RANDOM CHARACTERS]
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\VuuPCUpdate
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\VuuPCUpdateLogin


VuuPC may create the following directory or directories:

%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\VuuPC

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