FreeScratchAndWin, also called Free Scratch Cards, is a browser helper object that open pop-up windows.
Comes in three variants, one of them installs the lop parasites. A search tool bar
is added in Internet Explorer that disables all other toolbars. Updates are downloaded automatically and other
programs can also be downloaded and installed on your computer.
FreeScratchAndWin connects to www.freescratchandwin.com (18.104.22.168).
FSW.EXE, support.exe, IdleUI.dll, fswinst.ocx, updater.exe
If you have any of the files related to FreeScratchAndWin on your system,
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The vendor offers an uninstaller.
Uninstall FreeScratchAndWin with FreeFixer
I'm working on a general purpose tool for removing unwanted software.
The tool is called FreeFixer
and can help you remove unwanted Browser Helper Objects, Internet Explorer toolbars
and software that starts automatically when you reboot your computer, so it can offer some
assistance while uninstalling FreeScratchAndWin. The manual removal instructions
listed below will help you to identify what to delete with
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Please follow the instructions below if you would like to remove FreeScratchAndWin manually. Please
notice that you must follow the instructions very carefully and delete everything that is mentioned. In most
cases the removal will fail if one single item is not deleted. If FreeScratchAndWin remains on your system
after stepping through the removal instructions, please double-check by stepping through them again.
Start the registry editor. This is done by clicking Start then Run.
(The Run dialog will appear.) Type regedit and click OK. (The registry editor will open.)
- Browse to the key:
'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Run'
- In the right pane, delete the value called 'FSW', if it exists.
- Exit the registry editor.
- Restart your computer.
Start Windows Explorer and delete:
Note: %SystemDir% is a variable (?). By default, this is C:\Windows\System (Windows 95/98/Me), C:\WINNT\System32 (Windows NT/2000), or C:\Windows\System32 (Windows XP).
Note: %ProgramsDir% is a variable (?). By default, this is C:\Program Files.
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