Title: Winvestigator
Type: Keyloggers

Remove Winvestigator
Removal instructions

Severity scale:Winvestigator severity is 68  (68 / 100)
Winvestigator is a commercial key logging tool that tracks user activity, records keystrokes, regularly takes screenshots and logs web sites visited. Gathered data can be sent to a configurable e-mail address. Winvestigator must be manually installed. It automatically runs on every Windows startup.

This keylogger violates privacy and security of those who has it on board; however, it can be used for legitimate reasons such as tracking children online habits. Unfortunately, it can also be employed by malicious attackers to steal bank accounts details, logins and passwords, personal data and other sensitive information. Related files: winvestigator.exe, wv.exe

Winvestigator properties:
• Takes and sends out screenshots of user activity
• Sends out logs by FTP or email
• Logs keystrokes
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

Automatic Winvestigator removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall Winvestigator. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

If you failed to remove Winvestigator using SpyHunter, submit question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
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Winvestigator snapshot:

Winvestigator manual removal:

Kill processes:
loaddll.exe, winvestigator.exe, wv.exe

Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\wv.exe
Unregister DLLs:

Delete files:
loaddll.exe, winvestigator.exe, wv.exe, loaddll.dll, spoder.dll, sysninit.dll, syswvh.dll, syswvmail.dll, syswvnt.dll, syswvwin.dll, wvres.dll, wvh.dll
Delete directories:
C:\Program Files\wv
Exact file location:
wv.exe, wvh.dll, wvres.dll - C:\Program Files\wv
loaddll.exe, loaddll.dll, spooder.dll, sysninit.dll, syswvh.dll, syswvmail.dll, syswvnt.dll, syswvwin.dll - C:\Windows or C:\Winnt

QR code for Winvestigator removal instructions:

Winvestigator qrcode
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Winvestigator are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Winvestigator right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2004-03-19 10:00:00
Information updated: 2008-11-14 02:44:26

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Good Boy
Used to be Keyboard Monitor 3.0
not found any of the above but still have winvestigator on my system
I found none of the above files. Still Winvestigator is back after reboot.

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