Be careful! Full path on computer: %COMMON APPDATA%\WINSAPSVC\WINSAP.DLL
WINSAPSVC is classified as Win32:PUP-gen (potentially unwanted program).
What is PUP?
PUP is crapware. WINSAPSVC have several types of unwanted behaviour:
- Displaying popup ads.
- Hijacking your browser.
- Infecting your desktop shortcuts, etc.
- Inserting ads to the web pages.
WINSAPSVC can redirect your browser search, collect your personal information and sell it for advertising.
WINSAPSVC is usually hard in removing. Some people could not find uninstall program for WINSAPSVC in the Control Panel.
Sometimes WINSAPSVC uninstaller does not work.
How WINSAPSVC got on my computer?
Usually you got WINSAPSVC with as part of a bundle with another tool you downloaded from the Internet. Since WINSAPSVC manufacturer pays software developers for distributing WINSAPSVC within their applications, WINSAPSVC is often included as part of the installer.
Usually, you have not only one WINSAPSVC problem, but a bunch of similar WIN32:PUPs.
How to remove WINSAPSVC?
Step-by-step Guide for manual removal of WINSAPSVC:
- Uninstall WINSAPSVC using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).
- Open Task Manager to kill all "WINSAPSVC" related processes.
- Use Windows search to find and remove "WINSAPSVC" files and folders.
- Run services.msc to disable a "WINSAPSVC" Windows service.
- Execute taskschd.msc to get rid of "WINSAPSVC" scheduled tasks.
- Open regedit.exe and delete WINSAPSVC registry keys and values.
- Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for WINSAPSVC presence. Fix infected shortcuts.
- Remove a virus from Google Chrome.
- Remove a virus from Internet Explorer.
- Remove a virus from Mozilla Firefox.
- Clean your Recycle bin and temporary files.
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