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Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:StripSaver

Command or file name:SMSSvc.exe

Threat type:Adware

Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Slight;y all commercial anti trojan currently notice StripSaver and spyware, but mainly it's needed to have espesially - aligned StripSaver removal tools as regular StripSaver removal can not be fully fulfilled by anti trojan. You can also contact an option to pay for "on record" or "licensed" copy to force you feel you want to remove StripSaver later. There are no symbols of StripSaver presence on machine since StripSaver does not supplement anything to the computer tray nor the program menu giving it harder to fulfill StripSaver removal operation. One more reason to remove StripSaver is that it generates advertisement such as notification or hotlinks on sites that are not a part of page's code. You should remove StripSaver because it can register malware proceedings as Microsoft Windows Services. You can encounter the problem with hidden PC files being used by StripSaver.


StripSaver intrusion method

StripSaver installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (StripSaver). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. StripSaver copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is SMSSvc.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name StripSaver and value SMSSvc.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name SMSSvc.exe or StripSaver. Also, it can create folder with name StripSaver under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about StripSaver, please ask below. You can use programs to remove StripSaver from your browsers below.


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How to remove StripSaver manually

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

To get rid of StripSaver, you should:

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

  • stripsaver2.exe
  • adrianam.inf
  • agnes.inf
  • alison.inf
  • amber_michaels.inf
  • angel_cassidy.inf
  • aria_giovanni.inf
  • candy.inf
  • carlanova.inf
  • carolg.inf
  • crissymoran.inf
  • dorina.inf
  • erica_rose_campbell.inf
  • faith.inf
  • jennifermax.inf
  • joanna.inf
  • kylacoletake2.inf
  • monika.inf
  • natacha.inf
  • nella.inf
  • nikki_nova.inf
  • paris.inf
  • sandytake2.inf
  • soniared.inf
  • sophie_moon.inf
  • stacysilver.inf
  • sunny_leone.inf
  • suziediamond.inf
  • svetlana.inf
  • terry.inf
  • zuzana.inf
  • adriana m.bmp
  • agnes.bmp
  • alison.bmp
  • amber michaels.bmp
  • angel cassidy.bmp
  • aria giovanni.bmp
  • candy.bmp
  • carla nova.bmp
  • carol g.bmp
  • crissy moran.bmp
  • dorina.bmp
  • erica rose campbell.bmp
  • faith.bmp
  • jennifer max.bmp
  • joanna.bmp
  • kyla cole take2.bmp
  • monika.bmp
  • natacha.bmp
  • nella.bmp
  • nikki nova.bmp
  • paris.bmp
  • sandy take2.bmp
  • sonia red.bmp
  • sophie moon.bmp
  • stacy silver.bmp
  • stacysilver_100.stdemo
  • stacysilver_101.stdemo
  • stacysilver_102.stdemo
  • stacysilver_103.stdemo
  • sunny leone.bmp
  • suzie diamond.bmp
  • svetlana.bmp
  • terry.bmp
  • zuzana.bmp
  • ohmygoodies.flk
  • bkgd_01.jpg
  • bkgd_02.jpg
  • bkgd_04.jpg
  • bkgd_08.jpg
  • fast.lst
  • fast02.lst
  • medium.lst
  • medium02.lst
  • medium03.lst
  • slow.lst
  • slow03.lst
  • fast01b.ggo
  • fast02.ggo
  • fast02b.ggo
  • fast03b.ggo
  • fast04b.ggo
  • fast05b.ggo
  • medium02.ggo
  • r01a.ggo
  • r01b.ggo
  • r02a.ggo
  • r03b.ggo
  • slow01.ggo
  • slow02.ggo
  • slow02.ogg
  • slow03.ggo
  • strippub.jpg
  • strip1.dat
  • button_join.gif
  • fond1.gif
  • fond2.gif
  • menu_cs.gif
  • menu_download.gif
  • menu_join.gif
  • menu_members.gif
  • no_adware.gif
  • newsletters.dll
  • advertising.dll
  • distribution.dll
  • bpk.dll
  • favoritelinks.dll
  • network.dll
  • screensaver2.dll
  • music.dll
  • totemdx.dll
  • windows.dll
  • freesamples.dll
  • samples.dat
  • windowsex.dll
  • models.bin
  • strips~1.exe
  • playlistwallpaper.wpl
  • msvcr70.dll
  • stripsaver2.lnk
  • uninstall stripsaver2.lnk
  • advertising.dll.052
  • bpk.dll.138
  • distribution.dll.052
  • favoritelinks.dll.074
  • freesamples.dll.042
  • music.dll.027
  • network.dll.066
  • newsletters.dll.022
  • screensaver2.dll.023
  • system.dll.092
  • totemdx.dll.018
  • update.dll.070
  • windows.dll.078
  • windowsex.dll.048
  • b121.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.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\adrianam\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\agnes\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\alison\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\amber_michaels\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\angel_cassidy\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\aria_giovanni\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\candy\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\carlanova\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\carolg\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\crissymoran\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\dorina\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\erica_rose_campbell\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\faith\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\jennifermax\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\joanna\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\kylacoletake2\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\monika\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\natacha\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\nella\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\nikki_nova\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\paris\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\sandytake2\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\soniared\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\sophie_moon\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\stacysilver\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\sunny_leone\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\suziediamond\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\svetlana\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\terry\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\models\zuzana\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\favoritelinksstripsaver\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\bgrounds\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\musics\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\musics\fast\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\musics\medium\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\musics\slow\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\help\data\
  • %programfiles%\stripsaver2\musics\playlists\
  • %commonprogramfiles%\totem shared\screensaver2\
  • %autostart% \stripsaver2\
  • %commonprogramfiles%\totem shared\update\

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

  • Key: StripSaver.Document
  • Key: StripSaver.Document\shell\open\command
  • Key: CLSID\{8B7CD17E-428B-4EE7-BBCD-21875FA05D7F}
  • Key: CLSID\{8B7CD17E-428B-4EE7-BBCD-21875FA05D7F}\InprocServer32
  • Key: Interface\{907977FB-8835-483F-9979-AE3101DD3D17}
  • Key: Interface\{907977FB-8835-483F-9979-AE3101DD3D17}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{907977FB-8835-483F-9979-AE3101DD3D17}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{665AC8E7-8B9B-40D9-A24D-C134052B6168}
  • Key: Interface\{665AC8E7-8B9B-40D9-A24D-C134052B6168}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{665AC8E7-8B9B-40D9-A24D-C134052B6168}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{665AC8E7-8B9B-40D9-A24D-C134052B6168}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: TypeLib\{95C2547B-0785-4278-9AEA-CE65D78D853D}\1.0
  • Key: TypeLib\{95C2547B-0785-4278-9AEA-CE65D78D853D}\1.0\FLAGS
  • Key: TypeLib\{95C2547B-0785-4278-9AEA-CE65D78D853D}\1.0\0\win32
  • Key: TypeLib\{95C2547B-0785-4278-9AEA-CE65D78D853D}\1.0\HELPDIR
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\System
    Value: MainPath
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\System
    Value: MainExe
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\Parameters
    Value: StartShowMode
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\System
    Value: Fail
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\Parameters
    Value: NoSound
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\Parameters
    Value: Transparency
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\Parameters
    Value: FixedRes
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\Parameters
    Value: ForceClose
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\Parameters
    Value: WallPaperNoSound
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\Parameters
    Value: WallPaperTransparency
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\Parameters
    Value: WallPaperShadowMode
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\Parameters
    Value: WallPaperFx
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\Parameters
    Value: WallPaperFrequency
  • Key: software\Totem\StripSaver2
    Value: Version
  • Key: software\Totem\StripSaver2\ScreenSaver2
    Value: Window
  • Key: software\Totem\ScreenSaver2\Parameters
    Value: ForceClose
  • Key: software\Joy12\jbk1093
    Value: Id
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Totem\StripSaver2\System
    Value: Fail
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Totem\StripSaver2\System
    Value: MainExe
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Totem\StripSaver2\System
    Value: MainPath
  • Key: .STA
    Data: StripSaver.Document
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\StripSaver2
    Value: DisplayVersion
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\StripSaver2
    Value: Publisher
  • Key: software\Totem\StripSaver2\System
    Value: InstallDate
  • Key: software\Totem\StripSaver2\System
    Value: Fail
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\StripSaver2
    Value: DisplayName
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\StripSaver2
    Value: UninstallString
  • Key: Control Panel\Desktop
    Value: SCRNSAVE.EXE
    Data: C:\WINDOWS\StripS2.scr
  • Key: control panel\desktop
    Value: scrnsave.exe
    Data: c:\winnt\strips2.scr

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.


Uninstall StripSaver related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for StripSaver entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If StripSaver won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.


Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings
  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column
  • Find StripSaver under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.
  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.
  • Locate programs that can be connected with StripSaver or other related suspicious program.
  • Click Uninstall button.
  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.
  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.
  • In the list of installed programs find entries related to StripSaver
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find StripSaver related entries.
  • Click Remove button.

Remove StripSaver related extensions from your browsers

StripSaver in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool to remove unwanted browser extensions related to StripSaver. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Spyhunter Remediation Tool. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner
  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons
  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.
  • Choose add-on possibly related to StripSaver or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective StripSaver removal use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.
  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/
  • In the list of add-ons find related to StripSaver and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm StripSaver removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • In the address bar type about:addons
  • Click Extensions tab.
  • In the list of extension locate ones related to StripSaver.
  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like StripSaver are very widespread and, unfortunately, many anti-virus programs fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any anti-virus programs and creates additional shield against threats like StripSaver.


Here are the descriptions of problems connected with StripSaver and SMSSvc.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: stripsaver 2 registry keys(serial or crack or keygen)

i have stripsaver 2 trial but i don't have registry keys of this programe

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: trying to uninstall stripsaver get message 'could not open

could not open install.log file

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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