Free History Cleaner

Free History Cleaner claims to protect your privacy but instead installs spyware threats. Free History Cleaner installs the spyware threats Winpup and MapiSvc, however this is not mentioned in the EULA. It includes Elevated Risk Elevated threats are usually threats that fall into the range of adware in which data about a user's habits are tracked and sent back to a server for analysis without your consent or knowledge.0

General information:

Malware Name:Free History Cleaner
Malware Type:Adware
Company Name:Free History Cleaner
Company URL:http://www.freehistorycleaner.com/
Threat Level:Elevated Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation

Company Description:

The all new version of Free History Cleaner comes with tons of new features and benefits. New web page sections like Interactive User Forums, helps us answer a lot of our online privacy issues. This program is equiped with features such as cleaning the secret index.dat file, typed URL, cookies, cache, most recently used data among other things.

Spyware Description:

Free History Cleaner claims to protect your privacy but instead installs spyware threats. Free History Cleaner installs the spyware threats Winpup and MapiSvc, however this is not mentioned in the EULA. It includes Elevated Risk Elevated threats are usually threats that fall into the range of adware in which data about a user's habits are tracked and sent back to a server for analysis without your consent or knowledge.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> New web page sections like Interactive User Forums, helps us answer a lot of our online privacy issues. -> Cleaning the secret index.dat file -> Clean typed URL, cookies, cache -> Free to download -> Does not show popup ads0

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Processes Running:

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Start Menu\Programs\Free History Cleaner\Free History Cleaner.lnk1512Shortcut
C:\Program Files\Free History Cleaner\FreeHistoryCleaner.exe319488Application
C:\Program Files\Free History Cleaner\UNWISE.EXE153088Application

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Program Files\Free History Cleaner

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallFree History CleanerDisplayName