How to Remove Malwarecatcher2009

There are many rogue security applications out there that are a threat to your computer. Malwarecatcher2009 is one of the latest additions to the ever growing list of them. This rogue will infect your computer through Trojan horse programs or rogue websites that present you with a fake online scan.

Once Malwarecatcher2009 has infected your computer, it will harass you until you allow it to scan your computer. The scan will only yield fake results that will be used to scare you into paying for the full version of the program. However, the full version of Malwarecatcher2009 is completely useless and doesn’t protect your computer.

AKA:

Virus Shield 2009,
Virus Sweeper

Malwarecatcher2009 file contents:

Instructions.ini
mctch.ini
vd952342.bd
MCatcher.exe
Malware Catcher 2009.lnk
tjd.tmp
tjd.exe
std.drv
PE.sys
PE.drv
fix.sys
exec.dll
energy.tmp
energy.sys
energy.exe
eb.tmp
CLSV.drv
CLSV.dll
cb.tmp

Because Malwarecatcher2009 uses deceptive means of promotion, not to mention an utter scam, it should be removed from your computer. In order to remove it manually, you must first stop the following processes:

MCatcher.exe
energy.exe
tjd.exe

Then the following DLLs should be unregistered:

CLSV.dll
exec.dll

Next, you should unregister the following registry entries:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTCLSID{3F2BBC05-40DF-11D2-9455-00104BC936FF}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTMCatcher.DocHostUIHandler
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings5.0User AgentPost Platform “[xSP_2:2092962508]”
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings5.0User AgentPost Platform “6989019803”
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “Malware Catcher 2009”

Then, these files should be deleted:

cb.tmp
CLSV.dll
CLSV.drv
eb.tmp
energy.exe
energy.sys
energy.tmp
exec.dll
fix.sys
PE.drv
PE.sys
std.drv
tjd.exe
tjd.tmp
Malware Catcher 2009.lnk
MCatcher.exe
vd952342.bd
mctch.ini
Instructions.ini
Malware Catcher 2009.lnk

Finally, the following directories should be deleted:

c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data7c69f0c
%UserProfile%Application DataMalware Catcher 2009

While manual removal will get rid of Malwarecatcher2009, you may still have to worry about the Trojan that originally downloaded it. Besides that, proper manual removal is very time consuming and difficult.

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One Response

  1. Joe Punto says:

    Since I know, I never downloaded something like that. This Malwarecatcher2009
    can be really annoying. I’m glad that I never had the bad inspiration to buy the license for this malware.

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