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SaveNow | Type: Adware
SaveNow is an adware program that downloads and displays undesirable commercial advertisements and tracks user activity in the Internet. Usually SaveNow gets into the system along with some ad-supported software, but also can be manually installed. Once executed, the adware creates several folders, places its files into them and modifies the registry, so that the threat runs on every Windows startup. SaveNow comes with the uninstaller. SaveNow properties:
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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SaveNow manual removal

Kill processes:
vvsn.exe, savenow.exe, save.exe, xp.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\SaveNow=C:\Program Files\SaveNow\SaveNow.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\VVSN=C:\Program Files\vvsn\VVSN.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\SaveNow=C:\Program Files\SaveNow\SaveNow.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\VVSN=C:\Program Files\vvsn\VVSN.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MenuExt\Free Software
Delete files:
vvsn.exe, savenow.exe, save.exe, saveuninst.exe
Delete directories:
C:\Program Files\SaveNow,C:\Program Files\VVSN

Geolocation of SaveNow

Map reveals the prevalence of SaveNow. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

Information added: 03/19/04 10:00; information updated: 05/22/06 18:05

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Comments on SaveNow

They have recently been including the SaveNow engine in other products such as the WeatherCast program.

Users are also exposed to broad variety of ad formats, including toolbars, pop-ups, banners, buttons, text links and the display of actual products.

WhenU claims not to Does not track user data they do not use cookies, track clickstream data ,compile a centralized database of users and does not engage in any type of user profiling.

It is notable the advertisements that SaveNow serves will set cookies for 3rd party affiliate/tracking networks.

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