How to Remove ErrorFixKit PUA

ErrorFixKit is a potentially unwanted application that gives misleading information about issues on the computer. It then asks the user to pay to fix the issue and was discovered on August 24, 2017. It can affect Windows 7, 8 and 10 systems and the risk level is Low
Once executed, the application creates the following files:

  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\admin\Desktop\ErrorFixKit\error_fix_kit.PNG
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\admin\Desktop\ErrorFixKit\kit1.PNG
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\admin\Desktop\ErrorFix Kit.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\admin\Recent\ErrorFixKit.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\admin\Recent\error_fix_kit.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\admin\Recent\kit1.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\admin\Start Menu\Programs\ErrorFix Kit\ErrorFix Kit.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\admin\Start Menu\Programs\ErrorFix Kit\Uninstall.lnk
  • %SystemDrive%\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\My Pictures\Sample Pictures\Thumbs.db
  • %ProgramFiles%\ErrorFixKIT\Common.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\ErrorFixKIT\ErrorFixKIT.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\ErrorFixKIT\log4net.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\ErrorFixKIT\Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\ErrorFixKIT\Newtonsoft.Json.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\ErrorFixKIT\sciter32.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\ErrorFixKIT\SciterSharpWindows.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\ErrorFixKIT\uninstall.exe

    Next, the application creates the following registry entries so that it runs every time Windows starts:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\”ErrorFixKIT” = “”%ProgramFiles%\ErrorFixKIT\ErrorFixKIT.exe” start”

    The application also creates the following registry entries:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ErrorFixKIT\”SoftwareVersion” = “1.0.0.5”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ErrorFixKIT\”PerformScanOnStartup” = “True”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ErrorFixKIT\”Serial” = “”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ErrorFixKIT\”Date” = “”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ErrorFixKIT\”AntivirusPopup” = “True”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ErrorFixKIT\”CompletePopup” = “True”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ErrorFixKIT\”IssuesPopup” = “True”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ErrorFixKIT\”VersionPopup” = “True”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ErrorFixKIT\”FirstScan” = “True”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ErrorFix Kit 2017\”DisplayName” = “ErrorFix Kit 2017”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ErrorFix Kit 2017\”UninstallString” = “%ProgramFiles%\ErrorFixKIT\uninstall.exe”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ErrorFix Kit 2017\”DisplayIcon” = “%ProgramFiles%\ErrorFixKIT\ErrorFixKIT.exe”
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ErrorFix Kit 2017\”URLInfoAbout” = “http://www.dllkit.com”

      The application performs a scan and displays misleading information about issues on the computer.

      The application then asks the user to pay in order to fix the listed issues.

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