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Manual Removal Guide for PU.Lishbos.RegistryScanner

May 16th, 2017
The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "PU.Lishbos.RegistryScanner" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.

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Threat Details:

Categories:

  • pups

Description:

PU.Lishbos.RegistryScanner scans the computer for errors and invalid registry entries in order to improve the system performance. If the user wants to fix these issues he has to buy a license of the product. This software license costs $ 7,00 (status: May 2017).

Links (be careful!):

: ttp://lishbos.com/

Removal Instructions:

Files:

Please use Windows Explorer or another file manager of your choice to locate and delete these files.

  • The file at "<$COMMONDESKTOP>\Registry Scanner.lnk".
  • The file at "<$COMMONPROGRAMS>\Registry Scanner\Registry Scanner on the Web.url".
  • The file at "<$COMMONPROGRAMS>\Registry Scanner\Registry Scanner.lnk".
  • The file at "<$COMMONPROGRAMS>\Registry Scanner\Uninstall Registry Scanner.lnk".
  • The file at "<$PROFILES>\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Registry Scanner\Registry Scanner on the Web.url".
  • The file at "<$PROFILES>\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Registry Scanner\Registry Scanner.lnk".
  • The file at "<$PROFILES>\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Registry Scanner\Uninstall Registry Scanner.lnk".
  • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Registry Scanner\Registry Scanner\helper.exe".
  • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Registry Scanner\Registry Scanner\System Ignitor.exe".
  • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Registry Scanner\Registry Scanner\System Ignitor.vshost.exe".
  • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Registry Scanner\Registry Scanner\unins000.exe".

Make sure you set your file manager to display hidden and system files. If PU.Lishbos.RegistryScanner uses rootkit technologies, use the rootkit scanner integrated into Spybot-S&D 2.x or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.
You will have to use a global search for files without a name specified. Be extra careful, because just the name might not be enough to identify files!

Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.

Folders:

Please use Windows Explorer or another file manager of your choice to locate and delete these folders.

  • The directory at "<$COMMONPROGRAMS>\Registry Scanner".
  • The directory at "<$PROFILES>\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Registry Scanner".
  • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Registry Scanner\Registry Scanner".
  • The directory at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\Registry Scanner".

Make sure you set your file manager to display hidden and system files. If PU.Lishbos.RegistryScanner uses rootkit technologies, use our RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.
You will have to use a global search for files without a name specified. Be extra careful, because just the name might not be enough to identify folders!

Registry:

You can use regedit.exe (included in Windows) to locate and delete these registry entries.

  • Delete the registry key "{17477E5B-BA24-4D7E-8E2F-490C1004NJ0K1}_is1" at "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\".
  • Delete the registry key "RegistryScanner" at "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\".
  • Delete the registry key "RegistryScanner" at "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\".
  • Delete the registry value "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Registry Scanner\Registry Scanner.lnk" at "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartPage\NewShortcuts\".
  • Delete the registry value "C:\Users\SB-Stealth\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Registry Scanner\Registry Scanner.lnk" at "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartPage\NewShortcuts\".
  • Delete the registry value "C:\Users\SB-Stealth\Downloads\registry-scanner.exe" at "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags\Compatibility Assistant\Persisted\".

If PU.Lishbos.RegistryScanner uses rootkit technologies, use our RegAlyzer, RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,

  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.