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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

Specialized Keenval are predesignated for downloading of strongly determined trojans or adware. Keenval keeps its addresses and file names in the application's body. Unauthorized Keenval are used to download prospectively waste programs without the consumer's approval. Keenval extract and install additional files. This means that they are usually used in many malware-based attacks. Keenval are created by the whole spectrum of malware authors.

Keenval intrusion method

Keenval copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is WinCtlAd.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name Keenval and value WinCtlAd.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name WinCtlAd.exe or Keenval. Also, it can create folder with name Keenval under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

If you have further questions about Keenval, please call us on the phone below. It is toll free. Or you can use programs to remove Keenval automatically below.

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Features of SpyHunter 4

* Removes all files created by Keenval.

* Removes all registry entries created by Keenval.

* You can activate System and Network Guards and forget about malware.

* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

* Removal is guaranteed - if SpyHunter fails ask for FREE support.

* 24/7 Spyware Helpdesk Support included into the package.

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Features of Stronghold Antimalware

* Removes all files created by Keenval.

* Removes all registry entries created by Keenval.

* Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.

* "Toolbar Remover" tool will help you get rid of unwanted browser extensions.

* Removal is guaranteed - if Stronghold AntiMalware fails ask for FREE support.

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How to remove Keenval manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Keenval, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Keenval.

To get rid of Keenval, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • hosts.bho
  • in10b6s.dll
  • updmgr.exe
  • delupdat.exe
  • sui.exe
  • wupdater.exe
  • incfindbho.dll
  • incfin~1.dll

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Keenval Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • c:\archivos de programa\common files\updater\

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Keenval Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

Keenval can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to Keenval before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

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Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov Protection Status

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