WinFix Master

WinFix Master Description


ScreenshotWinFix Master, or WinFixMaster, is a rogue anti-spyware application designed to scare you into purchasing WinFix Master’s full version. WinFix Master may use false scans alleging to “detect” spyware threats, which is only a trap to make you believe your computer is in danger. WinFix Master is often downloaded and installed with the help of a ZLOB/MediaAccess Codec installer found on adult websites. WinFix Master can also be installed manually from WinFix Master’s website, where WinFix Master’s commercial version is promoted and sold as a legitimate software.
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Once downloaded, WinFix Master begins to display misleading warning messages claiming that your computer is infected with malicious parasites. Once you click on WinFix Master’s warning messages, you’ll be redirected to WinFix Master’s website to download the rogue software.

WinFix Master Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)


Is your PC infected with WinFix Master? To safely & quickly detect WinFix Master we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.




Technical Details

Visual & GUI Characteristics

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File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name Detection Count
    1 %AllUsersProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\WinFix Master 159
    2 WinFixMaster_Installer[1].exe 106
    3 %AppData%\WinFix Master 103
    4 %ProgramFiles%\WinFix Master 100
    5 Start WinFix Master.lnk 37
    6 WinFixMaster_Installer[1].exe 34
    7 Uninstall WinFix Master.lnk 31
    8 WinFixMaster.exe N/A

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\..{RunKeys}WinFix MasterHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}WinFix Master

Additional Information

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Posted: May 3, 2008 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Detection Count: 222

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