Adware.OneStep Description

Adware.OneStep is an adware program, which creates and shows annoying pop-up ads involving pop-ups, pop-unders, links, or banners inserted into websites or parts of the Windows interface on a screen of an affected computer. Some pop-up ads generated and displayed by Adware.OneStep may pose a security risk to the targeted PC by linking to infected websites, and many will result in other computer problems. Adware.OneStep may create startup registry entries and run automatically whenever the computer users starts Windows. Adware.OneStep was generated by scammers to possibly generate advertising revenue from click fraud. Adware.OneStep may keep track of the target computer user’s browsing habits in order to deliver and display advertisements that are relevant to the computer user. user may also hijack the affected web browser and redirect it to dubious websites.

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Adware/BroserSeek [Panda]OneStepSearcher.V [AVG]Application.SuspectCRC [Ikarus]Trojan.Win32.Generic.1284E4B2 [Rising]Win32/Adware.MyClearSearch [ESET-NOD32]suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h [VBA32]Adware/Win32.Suspicious [AhnLab-V3]Win32.Troj.Generic.(kcloud) [Kingsoft]SPR/Tool.252184 [AntiVir]MyClearSearch [VIPRE]

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Adware.OneStep Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

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

Technical Details

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.

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}Zumie Search ServiceHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}OneStepSearch

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Posted: September 18, 2013 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 2/10
Detection Count: 47
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