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SpySheriff 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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Spy Sheriff, a clone of Pest Trap, is a rogue anti-spyware application that can infect your system without you being aware of it. SpySheriff may come bundled with other third party applications or you may get the parasite when visiting certain websites. Once SpySheriff is installed, it will start showing fake messages stating that your computer is infected with spyware and that you need to purchase their full version in order to remove it. SpySheriff uses aggresive advertising in order to lure you to use its fake anti-spyware program.

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

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


Detection of SpySheriff (Recommended)

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

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

Method of Infection

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

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


SpySheriff 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 SpySheriff from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

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

Remove SpySheriff manually

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


  • spysheriff.exe
  • winstall.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • gimmygames11.exe
  • z11.exe
  • z12.exe
  • z14.exe
  • z16.exe
  • anr0129.exe
  • wn0129.exe


  • heur000.dll
  • heur001.dll
  • heur002.dll
  • heur003.dll
  • iesecurity.dll
  • procmon.dll
  • ssldr32.dll
  • wancp.dll

Other Files

  • desktop.html
  • wallpaper.html
  • Windows installer
  • SpySheriff
  • SpySheriff.lnk
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpySheriff

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunSNInstall
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunSpySheriff
  • 202B0EFD-2CB9-039B-2B11-A3579D6D56A3
  • 7C43E35C-A398-7C5F-B1BA-7E87073BE150
  • 9CB4CE93-8CC7-9E03-1037-2DD837E3A52E
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareSpySheriff
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSpySheriff
  • SpySheriff

External links

PC Infected

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