|Adware-BuddyLinks application. This is not a virus or trojan.
It is an potentially unwanted program that requires users to download an installer, agreeing to the terms of the program, which includes sending a messages to all users on your AOL Instant Messenger buddy list with a link to the installer page.
This application works when visiting the www.wgutv.com or download.buddylinks.net websites.
Once this page has loaded, users are prompted to install and run a program.
The application creates some files and folders:
%Program Files%\Common Files\PSD Tools
Adds the key to the system registry:
"PSD Tools Channel" = C:\Program Files\Common Files\PSD Tools\ChannelUp.exe
The following registry keys are also evidence that this application was run:
To uninstall this application, use the ADD/REMOVE Programs Control Panel and remove the applications related to:
PSDT Messaging Integration
PSD Tools ChannelUp v1.0 (remove only)
And use antivirus (also check How To Remove section)Startup Optimizer to remove this adware.
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