Forest Guard, Software potentially superfluous.

Some legitimate programs such as Forest Guard can be called superfluous, they are not necessarily needed in the system and sometimes even undesirable.

More specifically, this software presents itself as a the system optimizer capable of removing security threats. However some antivirus classify this software in the category of the Optionnels software potentially unwanted (PUP/LPI).

This program is ranked in the category of the software potentially superfluous (LPS). He settled as a program or as a browser extension. It can automatically start from the Base of registers via a key "Run", a service or scheduled task. It can begin to start your browser after changing its settings. Sometimes the launch is done silently, that is to say that he works in the background. Viral analysis of this software shows no malware detection.

It mainly legitimate programs that are not necessarily needed for the proper functioning of your system. The multiplication of programmes launched at the start of the system may cause delays in the performance of the regular duties of the system but also during internet browsing. Note that some programs are from downloads with repaquetage, a technique that is to offer other software being installed. These programs are obviously superfluous, they can even be installed without your knowledge. It is recommended to read carefully the EULA before installing software bundled. Before you click, check the relevance of the pre-ticked boxes, which are available.

Potentially unwanted software (PUP/LPI) can launch services, Start scheduled tasks and create shortcuts on your desktop. All these operations are carried out with or without your consent under the terms of his contract of use. Once installed, a LPI may change some settings in your browsers, like for example the pages of research, the start page or even your error page. It can collect your browsing habits and communicate them to a server by the method of tracking. During navigation it can display ads (coupons) and banner ads (popups). The goal of this program is often to win money by generating Web traffic to sponsored sites.

Potentially unwanted software (LPI)

Potentially unwanted software (LPI) or potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP) are the cause of many infections. The most frequently encountered example is adware InstallCore, CrossRider, Graftor or Boxore pollute your data storage units and the Base of records. They usually settled without your knowledge via freeware download. In fact some sites use the repaquetage method, an operation that is to repeat the installation of the software module by adding download options. These options allow you to add other software as for example browser tool bars, the adware, potentially unwanted software, intrusive ads software, and even browser hijackers.

Spyware (spyware) and adware (Adware) unwanted, as malware, can use the vulnerabilities of writing the legitimate software or operating systems. It is therefore essential to have official software and that they have an automatic update. Your Windows operating system must be programmed in mode update automatic and active, in order to have the latest updates of critical security vulnerabilities.




– Starts a process in the launch of the system (RP),
Created from multiple application shortcuts, Desktop, QuickLaunch, Taskbar, Programs (O4GS),
He settled as a program (O42)
– Created multiple keys from registry "Software".,
Add additional folders (O43),
Registration in the Windows prefetcher folder (O45)
– Adds multiple users files (O61),


Aperçu dans les rapports


Recensé le 02/06/2019
Numéro de série :
O4 – GSDesktop [Administrator]: SoftSinn.lnk . (.BDEsoft – ForestGuard.) C:\Program Files (x86)\SoftSinnForestGuard.exe
O4 – GSPrograms [Administrator]: SoftSinn.lnk . (.BDEsoft – ForestGuard.) C:\Program Files (x86)\SoftSinnForestGuard.exe
O4 – GSDesktop [Coolman]: SoftSinn.lnk . (.BDEsoft – ForestGuard.) C:\Program Files (x86)\SoftSinnForestGuard.exe
O4 – GSPrograms [Coolman]: SoftSinn.lnk . (.BDEsoft – ForestGuard.) C:\Program Files (x86)\SoftSinnForestGuard.exe
O4 – GSPrograms [Public]: SoftSinn.lnk . (.BDEsoft – ForestGuard.) C:\Program Files (x86)\SoftSinnForestGuard.exe
O42 – Logiciel: SoftSinn version 3.9.0 – (.SoftSinn.) [HKCU][64Bits] — {68F15829-5EB7-406D-98D6-20B4A2167CB9}_is1
O43 – CFD: 31/05/2019 – [] D — C:\Program Files (x86)\SoftSinn
C:\UsersCoolmanAppDataRoamingMicrosoftWindowsStart MenuProgramsSoftsinn.lnk



VirusTotal Analysis Installateur :
AhnLab-V3 Malware/Gen.Generic.C3111500 20190321
AegisLab Trojan.Multi.Generic.4!c
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.Fuery
SecureAge APEX Malicious
ArcaBit Trojan.Ulise.D8FEE
Avast Win32:Malware-gen
AVG Win32:Malware-gen
BitDefender Gen:Variant.Ulise.36846
Emsisoft Gen:Variant.Ulise.36846 (B)
eScan Gen:Variant.Ulise.36846
FireEye Gen:Variant.Ulise.36846
GData Gen:Variant.Ulise.36846
Jiangmin Trojan.PSW.Azorult.bmx
Kaspersky UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic
Malwarebytes Antimalware PUP. Optional.Softsinn
McAfee Artemis!890326D841C7
Palo Alto Networks
ZoneAlarm by Check Point UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic

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