What is netscan.exe? Should I remove it?
netscan.exe is an executable file which primary purpose is to start a parasite or launch some of its components. Once executed, the netscan.exe file runs a process that is responsible for the parasite’s payload. netscan.exe is a significant part of a dangerous threat, but it can also work on its own. DO NOT execute it!
The netscan.exe file is installed and used by trojan Nescan Trojan.
You have to delete the netscan.exe file immediately after you have found it. The parasite will continue to violate your privacy and harm your computer unless netscan.exe and all related objects will not be completely removed from the system. If you have difficulties erasing the file consider using an anti-spyware program.
Please note that the netscan.exe 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.