View.exe Adware PUP – What Is It + How to Remove It

This article has been created with the primary purpose to help explain what is the view.exe PUP and how to remove this adware from your computer effectively.

A new adware type of software, using the unwanted process view.exe has been detected by security researchers. The software aims to get users to download and install it, while believing it is a helper type of program while in the same time it runs the view.exe process in the background of user computers. The program then may connect to remote locations on pre-set time intervals and then get users to retrieve different tasks in order to execute them on the affected machine and hence display different advertisements. If your computer has been affected by this adware program, we recommend that you keep reading this article as it will help you to remove view.exe from your computer completely.

Threat Summary

Nameview.exe Adware
TypeAdware
Short DescriptionThe primary purpose of view.exe is to get users to connect to a remote host and extract information on specific time intervals in order to obtain commands to display advertisements.
SymptomsThe user may experience PC slow downs and various forms of advertisements appearing on his/her computer.
Distribution MethodBundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.
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View.exe PUP – Distribution

The main method via which this unwanted software may replicate is believed to be as a result of the user having to manually download and install various forms free programs that are often downloaded. Such software is believed to be media players, video or music converters and other seemingly helpful type of (Read more...)

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