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Fake Skype Removal Guide


* What is Fake Skype

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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

Fake Skype

IminentSetup.exe

Malware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 (8.1))



Fake Skype intrusion method

Fake Skype copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is IminentSetup.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Fake Skype and value IminentSetup.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name IminentSetup.exe or Fake Skype. Also, it can create folder with name Fake Skype under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about Fake Skype, please call us on the phone below. You can use programs to remove Fake Skype from your browsers below.


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Here you can also learn:

* Technical details of Fake Skype threat.

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* WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.


How to remove Fake Skype manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Fake Skype, 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 Fake Skype.

To get rid of Fake Skype, you should:


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


  • IminentSetup.exe

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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

**Trial version of Wipersoft provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Wipersoft.


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2. Delete the following malicious folders:


  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Dr Watson


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


  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Iminent

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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.


Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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