Xaven Description

Xaven is an adware/a potentially unwanted program, which is produced by Super Web LLC. Xaven states to be able to improve the computer user's Intrenet surfing experience by illustrating website ratings and permitting numerous website search functionalities. Xaven may embed its own extension, plug-in or add-on in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers. The functionalities of Xaven may look legal; however, in actuality, this adware may install itself on the browser without the computer users permission and may result in numerous irritating actions on the PC. Xaven cover the screen of the computer with disturbing pop-up adverts (search, text link, banner, interstitial, transitional and full page ads) or 'Powered by Xaven', 'Ads by Xaven' and 'Xaven Deals' advertisements. Xaven may trace the web user's Internet surfing (a unique identifier number, IP address, web browser information, OS type, URLs visited, search queries entered, websites viewed, other software and hardware information) and may result in serious privacy issues. Xaven may result in the slowdowns of the web browser and identity theft. Xaven may come packaged with freeware and shareware programs downloaded by web users from suspicious download websites.

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  • 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

Xaven creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES%\Xaven\updateXaven.exe 66,328 ad31d1af69218046900726034919af29 849
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\Xaven\bin\utilXaven.exe 65,816 96e035ab1ac1a4275213496d5acea27e 258
3 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\xaven 2
4 %PROGRAMFILES%\xaven 1
5 %Temp%\xaven N/A

Registry Details

Xaven creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Update xaven
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Util xaven
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Util xaven
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update xaven
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Util xaven
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update xaven
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {09A08FC6-0BAE-43AA-9465-332FA630A374}
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}

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