PowerScan has been around for some time, advertised through in ordinary web
pop-ups, but recently it started to install with help from the the
The following data is found inside powerscan.exe after unpacking it with UPX:
"http://www.power-scan.com/remove.html .. http://www.slotch.com/ist/scripts/ist_shortcuts_jump.php?fav_id=209 ..
www.power-scan.com .. (c) 2003 Integrated Search Technologies"
PowerScan has been installed with little notice along with
If you have any of the files related to PowerScan on your system,
please send them
for additional analysis. Generally, I have only analysed a
few versions for each software component listed at this web site. With your help I
will be able to look at both old and more recent versions of the PowerScan software.
Thank you very much for your time!
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Uninstall PowerScan 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 PowerScan. The manual removal instructions
listed below will help you to identify what to delete with
Read more about FreeFixer.
Please follow the instructions below if you would like to remove PowerScan 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 PowerScan 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 'Power Scan', if it exists.
- Exit the registry editor.
- Restart your computer.
Start Windows Explorer and delete:
Note: %ProgramsDir% is a variable (?). By default, this is C:\Program Files.
Note: %WinDir% is a variable (?). By default, this is C:\Windows (Windows 95/98/Me/XP) or C:\WINNT (Windows NT/2000).
Problems uninstalling? Click here.
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Contact information for PowerScan's vendor
In order to provide correct, accurate and updated information about PowerScan
I encourage the vendor to contact me if any part of this write-up
needs a revision.
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