SMARTCONTROL.EXE is Adware Kraddare

January 7, 2012 by NightWatcher
Filed under: Adware 
: Solved!

You should Download Removal Tool here...

We received the file SMARTCONTROL.EXE and detected that SMARTCONTROL.EXE is not good.
SMARTCONTROL.EXE is Adware. You should remove the file SMARTCONTROL.EXE.
Kill the process SMARTCONTROL.EXE and remove SMARTCONTROL.EXE from Windows.

Malware Analysis of SMARTCONTROL.EXE
Full path on a computer: %WinDir%\smartcontrol.exe

Detected by UnHackMe:

SMARTCONTROL.EXE
Default location: %WinDir%\smartcontrol.exe

Removal Results: Success
Number of reboot: 1

SMARTCONTROL.EXE is known as:

Adware.Kraddare, Trojan.FakeAV

SMARTCONTROL.EXE hash:

  • MD5: F4A652260CAEB38C1BF8F6C7242FF825
How to quickly detect SMARTCONTROL.EXE presence? 

Registry:
  • HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\smartmode Update Service\ImagePath: “”%WinDir%\smartcontrol.exe” /update”
  • HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\smartmode Update Service\DisplayName: “smartmode Support Service”
Folders:
  • %Program Files%\smartmode
Files:
  • %Program Files%\smartmode\smartmode.dll
  • %Program Files%\smartmode\smartmodeu.exe
  • %WinDir%\smartcontrol.dat
  • %WinDir%\smartcontrol.exe


Recommended: UnHackMe anti-rootkit and anti-malware

Premium software: RegRun Security Suite (Good choice for removal and protection)

Written by

Malware Hunter.

Comments

Tell me what you're thinking...
and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar!

You must be logged in to post a comment.