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SpyDawn Information
Type: Spyware
Analysis: Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
Infection: By downloading freeware & shareware.
Symptoms: Changes PC settings, excessive popups & slow PC performance.
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SpyDawn is a rogue anti-spyware application, clone of SpyCrush and VirusBurst. SpyDawn secretly installs on your machine with the help of a Trojan and starts generating fake security warnings on your taskbar that your computer is infected with malware. SpyDawn uses this method in its attempts to lure you into purchasing rogue SpyDawn version. SpyDawn may also install additional malware on your computer with you being aware of it.

To check your computer for SpyDawn, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

SpyHunter spyware detection tool is only a scanner meant to assist you in detecting SpyDawn and other threats. If you detect the presence of SpyDawn on your PC, you have the opportunity to purchase the SpyHunter removal tool to remove any traces of SpyDawn.


Detection of SpyDawn (Recommended)

SpyDawn is difficult to detect and remove. SpyDawn is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. SpyDawn, 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 SpyDawn and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

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

Method of Infection

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

Another method of distributing SpyDawn 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 SpyDawn on your system. SpyDawn 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 SpyDawn, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect SpyDawn and other common Spyware infections. After detection of SpyDawn, the next advised step is to remove SpyDawn with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


SpyDawn 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 SpyDawn from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

SpyDawn, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. SpyDawn 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 SpyDawn, 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 SpyDawn and other types of spyware.

Remove SpyDawn manually

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


  • SpyDawn.exe
  • sd_setup[1].exe


  • msvcp71.dll
  • higehsg.dll
  • xkrdk.dll
  • geplxss.dll
  • tvomnc.dll

Other Files

  • SpyDawn.lnk
  • SpyDawn 3.1.lnk
  • SpyDawn 3.1 Website.lnk
  • Uninstall SpyDawn 3.1.lnk
  • sd.ini
  • SpyDawn

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\SpyDawn.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SpyDawn
  • Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\SpyDawn.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{661173EE-FA31-4769-97D4-B556B5D09BDA}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{661173EE-FA31-4769-97D4-B556B5D09BDA}
  • SpyDawn
  • 080C3EC1-AB54-40F3-88BE-E6FACE068CF0
  • 101981F9-8BA3-4064-949B-3C5BEB867134
  • 16992424-7AC2-47F6-8799-BF4E8EBBECC1
  • 28DC003F-7396-4B9D-8D0C-E40D8F4E3F4A
  • 3A9CCAF6-08B8-4163-8DD8-3D9200314533
  • 3F109E21-D00A-4222-9A42-4A7611122CF1
  • 4DB7B2C0-C3BE-4A1D-915B-9B04981CF4B4
  • 5FC90027-65C3-4E0C-91C7-E3D3296E3763
  • 63948A86-9227-4DAB-8AA6-CCD2111264A0
  • 7A7CA289-6E1E-4A00-AA81-C5D252945645
  • 7DE844A5-DC96-4CD5-B4EE-1C7AE0B5E62A
  • 929FC56A-EE5C-436C-BC73-68D583233485
  • 94596FC9-CBF8-4F61-8A02-AACBB86B51BA
  • A048440C-9495-4757-8FB3-0383ADE9E89D
  • CC09AC3E-AA61-4CBD-A351-DF435C8FE5C2
  • CC61280D-617C-4007-9D21-3F6F7BBA81FE
  • C7281808-F7C3-4BED-940F-40B9FD5784B6

External links

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