The unins000.dat file is dangerous to the computer system and your privacy. It belongs to a parasite, whose payload may differ depending on its type. While relatively harmless pests may use unins000.dat to degrade system performance, display commercial advertisements or perform other annoying actions, really dangerous parasites may use unins000.dat to damage your system, infect files, corrupt installed software and violate your privacy. DO NOT open this file!
The unins000.dat file is installed and used by adware AdvSearch. It is also related to other parasites such as keylogger Active Key Logger, keylogger Activity Logger 2.0, keylogger Activity Monitor 2002, keylogger Desktop Scout , keylogger Golden Eye, keylogger I-Spy, Advanced Remote Info, EMCO Remote CmdLine, I-Stealth 3.0, Midnight Oil and INetBar. These threats can use unins000.dat for different purposes, as the file's functionality depends on a particular parasite it belongs to.
Please note that the unins000.dat file actually may be a fully legitimate part of the operating system or legitimate software. Often parasites use files with unsuspicious names, but malicious functionality. You should always carefully check the file before deleting it. It may not be related with malware, but can be required by your essential programs to work properly.
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DIAGNOSIS REQUIRED status means that this filename is exploited by the viruses. There can be the
dangerous file with the same name as the safe file. Use the Advice below:
If your Computer seems Sluggish, or you see some unwanted Advertisements, redirects to the strange websites, then we recommend you to scan the system with
reputable anti-spyware program. Do some FREE scan tests and you will see if there are some unwanted applications, whitch might be responsible for the tab stability of the system.
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Information added: 2004-05-11 04:37:22
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Information updated: 2005-05-04 14:31:54
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