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vcatch.exe

Manual removal instructions:

vcatch.exe
Spyware that installs CommonSearch, UCMore, Bargain Buddy, and others.
Claims to be an anti-virus product. from the doc:
'We record and analyze the use of the service and software in order to get general, aggregate compilations of users' characteristics and uses of the Internet to potential users and commercial partners. We may use the information that we gather for statistical purposes in aggregate, anonymous form and for advertising, marketing, and other commercial activities.'

Manual Removal:

Kill these running processes with Task Manager:
programfilesdir+\commonsearch\vcatch\vcatch.exeadp.exe
vcatch.exe
vctadpi7099.exe

Go To the key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run.
and delete value contains 'Vcatch.exe'.
Unregister mcact.dll with Regsvr32, then reboot.

Remove these registry items (if present) with RegEdit:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\commonsearch
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\vcatch
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\app management\arpcache\vcatch - the personal virus catcher
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\vcatch - the personal virus catcher
HKEY_USERS\s-1-5-21-1409082233-1390067357-1801674531-500\software\commonsearch

Remove these files (if present) with Windows Explorer:
programfilesdir+\commonsearch\vcatch\vcatch.exeadp.exe
ath.mgf; frb.mgf; install.log; license.txt; mcact.dll; snd.mgf; sub.mgf; sze.mgf; vc.txt; vcatch.exe; vcatch.lnk; vcsetupnew.reg; vctadpi7099.exe

Remove this directory (if present) with Windows Explorer: programfilesdir+\commonsearch


Use RegRun to automatically remove this spyware from the system registry.

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