C-Center

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C-Center Information
Type:   Spyware
Analysis:
 
  Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
Infection:
 
  By downloading freeware & shareware programs.
Symptoms:
 
  Changes PC settings, excessive popups
& slow PC performance.
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To check your computer for C-Center, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

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Detection of C-Center (Recommended)

C-Center is difficult to detect and remove. C-Center is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. C-Center, as well as other spyware, can re-install itself even after it appears to have been removed.

You also run the risk of damaging your computer since you're required to find and delete sensitive files in your system such as DLL files and registry keys. It is recommended you use a good spyware remover to remove C-Center and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

Run a C-Center scan/check to successfully detect all C-Center files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove C-Center, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove C-Center or follow the C-Center manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with C-Center. C-Center can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing C-Center involves tricking you by displaying deceptive pop-up ads that may appear as regular Windows notifications with links which look like buttons reading Yes and No. No matter which "button" that you click on, a download starts, installing C-Center on your system. C-Center installs on your computer through a trojan and may infect your system without your knowledge or consent.

If you think you may already be infected with C-Center, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect C-Center and other common Spyware infections. After detection of C-Center, the next advised step is to remove C-Center with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.

Symptoms

C-Center may attempt to change your computer's desktop, hijack your browser, monitor your Internet browsing activities, change system files, and can do this without your knowledge or permission. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to remove all traces of C-Center from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

C-Center, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. C-Center along with its variants can install in different locations and even when you try to uninstall it you find they reappear when you reboot your computer.

Install a good anti-spyware software

When there's a large number of traces of Spyware, for example C-Center, that have infected a computer, the only remedy may be to automatically run a Spyware scan from a good anti-spyware software designed to detect C-Center and other types of spyware.

Remove C-Center manually

Another method to remove C-Center is to manually delete C-Center files in your system. Detect and remove the following C-Center files:

Processes

  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\C-Center\ccagent.exe
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\C-Center\cmain.exe
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\C-Center\uninstall.exe

Other Files

  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\C-Center.lnk
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\C-Center\faq\guide.html
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\C-Center\faq\images\05.png
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\C-Center\faq\images\06.png
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\C-Center\faq\images\07.png
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\C-Center\faq\images\08.png
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\C-Center\faq\images\09.png
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\C-Center\faq\images\10.png
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\C-Center\settings.ini
  • %Windows%\System32\wbem\Performance\WmiApRpl_new.ini

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "ccagent.exe"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "ccmain.exe"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\C-Center

Known Variants

VirusBurst is a re-branded variant of other well-known rogue anti-spyware programs, including SpywareQuake, SpyFalcon, SpywareStrike, SpySheriff, SpyHeal and many other pseudonyms.

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