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Malicious Website "www.appround.biz" PC Performer Software Contain Viruses

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Malicious Website "www.appround.biz" PC Performer Software Contain Viruses

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The website "www.appround.biz" or "www.appround.net," claims that their software can, prevent your computer from crashing, speed up your computer, protect your privacy, speed up memory and disk performance. But, after downloading their software and scanning it for malicious programs, I found two adware.

Currently, please do not download and install any software from www.appround.biz or www.appround.net.

The "www.appround.biz" or "appround.net" Website

www.appround.biz - appround.net

The following softwares were downloaded from www.appround.biz (Performersoft LLC) and both contain adwares:

PCPerformerSetup.exe and BestCodecsPack.exe

Both files contain the following adwares (anti-virus software ESET reported both adwares):

1: Comodo ApplicUnwnt.Win32.AdWare.IBrain.C
2: ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/InstallBrain.B 20120814

These files were scan at websites https://www.virustotal.com and http://virusscan.jotti.org.

Please see the malware scan results below:

ESET detecting virus in www.appround.biz PC Performer Softwares

How to Remove Appround.net/PCPerformer

Use the programs below to remove www.appround.net/pcperformer and the other unwanted programs that were installed on your computer by this software:

After downloading these programs, ensure that you close all web browsers. Run the "Avast Browser Cleanup" program first, and then the "AdwCleaner" program. You will be asked to reboot your computer, please do so, in order to completely remove WebCake and the other unwanted programs from your computer.

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  • February 19, 2014 at 1:55 AM by an anonymous user from Roslyn, New York, United States

    Thats why i use linux.

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  • January 29, 2014 at 3:05 AM by an anonymous user from Worcester, England, United Kingdom

    I got badly infected with appround.us, Open It, Right Surf and Adaware after a failed install of the PAID FOR version of Teracopy!!<br/><br/>Teracopy DO have a tech support section but DO NOT respond to any issues relating to the infected installer - which was downloaded directly from their own company site - not a third party.<br/><br/>And they DO NOT refund the $20 USD for the failed Teracopy download either.<br/><br/>BEWARE!!

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  • January 21, 2014 at 10:22 PM by an anonymous user from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

    I believe www.appround.us is the same folks.

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  • August 19, 2013 at 3:35 PM by an anonymous user from London, England, United Kingdom

    Appround.biz is on a page on my new laptop but when I click on x to get rid of it it wont let me do anything apart from ok to install codec how do I get round it

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  • April 5, 2013 at 5:33 AM by info

    Try these antivirus software:

    Comodo: <a href="http://antivirus.comodo.com/download/thank-you.php?prod=cav-free&amp;afl=3264&amp;crc=29&amp;track=3264&amp;key5sk1=06aed14e7e26a89749e6d354c38ebb6054ceefdc&amp;key5sk2=&amp;key5sk3=1365157514000&amp;key5sk4=3264&amp;key5sk5=1365157543000&amp;key6sk1=&amp;key6sk2=IE80&amp;key6sk3=5&amp;key6sk4=en-us&amp;key6sk5=JM&amp;key6sk6=0&amp;key6sk7=Google&amp;key6sk8=116602&amp;key6sk9=12801024&amp;key6sk10=true&amp;key6sk11=b44fa8e7f0da214c91e04afda4965120462d6a02&amp;key6sk12=2032&amp;key7sk1=8&amp;key1sk1=ors&amp;key1sk2=Google" target="_blank">Click here to download</a>

    ESET Free Trial: <a href="http://www.eset.com/us/download/home/detail/family/2/?trl=ea" target="_blank">Click here to download</a>

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  • April 5, 2013 at 1:08 AM by an anonymous user from El Centro, California, United States

    The infestation from appround. is causing popups and slow down and malwarebytes doesn't detect it nor avg nor windows essentials. i saw the codecs ad and brazilian girl dd in downloads folder, don't know how they were dowloaded. Will me deleting from file location on pc get rid of them or is there a removal tool?

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  • April 4, 2013 at 10:29 PM by an anonymous user from El Centro, California, United States

    MALWAREBYTES does not detect or get rid of apprond pop ups and slow pc. avg doesn't detect nr does windows essetalsl

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  • April 4, 2013 at 7:43 AM by an anonymous user from Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines

    Dunno if anyone else has experienced this, but just a while ago when I opened up bittorrent, a task - named something like "pcperformer bittorrent", just smaller than 700 kB - was downloading. I don't ever recall opening a torrent file or clicking a magnet link associated with that task, so I removed it without hesitation. Now I'm left to wonder - is this some kind of a newer, more aggressive breed of trojans?

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  • March 29, 2013 at 7:45 PM by info

    Try ESET antivirus. Download the trial version. See link below or google it.

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  • March 29, 2013 at 6:11 PM by an anonymous user from Killara, New South Wales, Australia

    Hello currently I am have trouble in trying to get rid of two bits of Malware from my Hotmail server and computer in general The two I refer to are ad.appround.net and ad.yieldmanager.com You have recommended downloading Malwarebytes which I have had on my computer for some time now and I find it very very good. However, I just can not seem to get rid of this Malware. Can you please suggest some thing else that will work. Thank you.

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  • March 26, 2013 at 6:37 PM by info

    Try ESET. Go to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.eset.com/">http://www.eset.com/</a>, download and install the trial version. Do a full scan of your computer after the installation.

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  • March 26, 2013 at 6:13 PM by an anonymous user from Tampa, Florida, United States

    Malwarebytes is not detecting it. ANything else I can use to eliminate it from my computer?

    remove

  • March 16, 2013 at 10:40 AM by an anonymous user from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

    I pretty much thought that this was the case and I close it every time it pops up. How can I prevent it from popping up?

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  • February 13, 2013 at 7:53 PM by info

    Scan your computer with Malwarebytes: <a href="http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html?part=dl-10804572&subj=dl&tag=button" target="_blank">Click here to download</a>

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  • February 13, 2013 at 12:53 PM by an anonymous user from Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

    i am trying to download vlc media player, it gets as far as download now, and then pc performer pops up vlc stops downloading as pc performer starts scanning my pc, vlc just disappears, no download, i stop the pc performers scan as i dont want it on my pc, i go into programs and uninstall it,am i doing something wrong, i really dont want pc performer scanning my pc, (had problems before with it) but is it part of the vlc download, am i stopping the vlc download because i stop the pc performer scan

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  • February 6, 2013 at 7:41 PM by an anonymous user from Houston, Texas, United States

    I already did it, woodsy daisy. Now I know where to search first but, i will verify if my computer is faster after today and if it is not, this site will be done for false info to the public.

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  • February 2, 2013 at 5:06 PM by an anonymous user from Maidenhead, England, United Kingdom

    yes

    annoying and a nuisance!!

    Continuously sent this type of 'pop up' which only seem to want my bank details!!

    I have the awful feeling that they are downloading malicious software to make my computer not work correctly!

    Isn't that illegal??

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  • January 31, 2013 at 11:22 PM by an anonymous user from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

    You have been popping up on my computer, I am not now nor wil I ever interested your services, and I do not thave take this further, I mean stop now.

    J Sonnier

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  • January 27, 2013 at 6:19 AM by info

    Try Rogue Killer. Click the link to download <a href="http://tigzy.geekstogo.com/roguekiller.php" target="_blank">http://tigzy.geekstogo.com/roguekiller.php</a>

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  • January 10, 2013 at 5:48 PM by info

    Use Malwarebytes: <a target="_blank" href="http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware/3000-8022_4-10804572.html?part=dl-10804572&subj=dl&tag=button">Click here</a>

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  • January 10, 2013 at 11:56 AM by an anonymous user from Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    so how do you get rid of it? the link above DOES NOT WORK

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  • December 12, 2012 at 1:15 AM by an anonymous user from Santa Clara, California, United States

    Use Malwarebytes and Spybot to clean these crap a** things and dont download things you have no idea about! Stay safe, cheers. :)

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  • September 21, 2012 at 11:48 PM by an anonymous user from Pleasanton, California, United States

    how can i take it out of my pc?

    remove

  • September 21, 2012 at 11:47 PM by an anonymous user from Pleasanton, California, United States

    my friend said pc performersoft is a kind of virus. i downloaded accidentially because i did not know it. now i am unable to delete it from my pc. can you help me to take it out. thanks.

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  • August 30, 2012 at 7:42 AM by karlasillen from Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

    PC Performer Softwares, i don't think so it Contain any kind of Viruses. I too using that and it giving great work.

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  • August 22, 2012 at 12:36 PM by info

    Anti-virus McAfee-GW-Edition has detected the malicious code "Heuristic.BehavesLike.Exploit.CodeExec.O" in the PCPerformerSetup.exe file.

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  • August 22, 2012 at 12:56 AM by an anonymous user from Dallas, Texas, United States

    NO Antivirus EXCEPT Eset finds a virus when tested by TWENTY programs????

    So, either Eset is superior to ALL OTHERS or it's a false positive.

    I'd believe the 19 over the one.

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  • August 18, 2012 at 7:45 AM by an anonymous user from Brussels, Brussels Capital, Belgium

    I'm amazed that this site is flagged as malicious for several days and it is still active. I pointed to the FCCU by phone.

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  • August 18, 2012 at 7:43 AM by an anonymous user from Brussels, Brussels Capital, Belgium

    how to eliminate this site? I want to say that at first he attacks the computer making it very slow and it offers a download that will make rapid

    remove

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