Presto TuneUp

Presto TuneUp Description

ScreenshotPresto TuneUp is an illicit anti-spyware program and clone of Fast Antivirus 2009 and Virus Shield 2009. Presto TuneUp can be automatically installed through a Trojan infection such as Vundo, without your permission. Once Presto TuneUp is installed, it usually prompts many fake popups and system alert messages attempting to get you to purchase a licensed version of Presto TuneUp.

Presto TuneUp is also known to automatically scan your system returning many illicit parasite results. Presto TuneUp is not able to remove any legitmate computer parasite. Just like other rogue anti-spyware programs, Presto TuneUp does not detect spyware either. Manual removal of Presto TuneUp can be difficult to perform because it is known to load into memory at startup of your system.

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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.

The following files were created in the system:



PrestoTuneUp.exe File name: PrestoTuneUp.exe
Size: 2.53 MB (2531328 bytes)
MD5: 9f45b722606d916467206aa8a327b57d
Detection count: 83
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
SetupReleaseXP[1].exe File name: SetupReleaseXP[1].exe
Size: 2.85 MB (2854917 bytes)
MD5: bdfb37c5777a310747bbc8ebe1c1066c
Detection count: 4
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

Registry Modifications


The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%AppData%\Presto TuneUp

Additional Information

The following cookies were detected:
paymentprestotuneup

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Posted: May 22, 2009
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 41

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