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Content is republished with permission from Malwarebytes.

What is Wordinator?
 
The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Wordinator is adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing.
 
How do I know if my computer is affected by Wordinator?

You may see this entry in your list of installed programs:
 
warning4.png

and these warnings during install:

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warning1.png

and this type of advertisements:

warning2.png
 
How did Wordinator get on my computer?
 
Adware applications use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was bundled with other software.
 
How do I remove Wordinator?
 
Our program Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can detect and remove this potentially unwanted program.
  • Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.
  • Double-click mbam-setup-version.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  • At the end, be sure a check-mark is placed next to the following:
    • Enable free trial of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium
    • Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, you will be prompted to download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select Scan now. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  • When the scan is complete , make sure that everything is set to "Quarantine", and click Apply Actions.
  • Reboot your computer if prompted.
Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Wordinator?
  • No, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware removes Wordinator completely.
How would the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware help protect me?
 
We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker.  
 
As you can see below the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware would have protected you against the Wordinator adware. It would have warned you before the rogue could install itself, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late.
 

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Technical details for experts
 
You will see this sign in a HijackThis log:
O23 - Service: WN 1.10.0.17 Client Service (wsvc_1.10.0.17) - WN - C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\Service\wsvc.exe
 

You may see these signs in FRST logs:
 (WN) C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\Service\wsvc.exe
 R2 wsvc_1.10.0.17; C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\Service\wsvc.exe [278616 2015-06-03] (WN)
 R1 wfd_1_10_0_17; C:\Windows\System32\drivers\wfd_1_10_0_17.sys [52736 2015-06-03] (WN)
 C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17
 (WN) C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\wfd_1_10_0_17.sys

Wordinator 1.10.0.17 (HKLM\...\Wordinator_1.10.0.17) (Version: 1.10.0.17 - Wordinator)
 
 
Alterations made by the installer:
File system details [View: All details] (Selection)
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    Adds the folder C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17
       Adds the file terms-of-service.rtf"="5/30/2015 1:13 AM, 24149 bytes, A
       Adds the file Uninstall.exe"="6/3/2015 7:07 PM, 321736 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\3rd Party Licenses
       Adds the file buildcrx-license.txt"="5/19/2014 9:10 PM, 7074 bytes, A
       Adds the file Info-ZIP-license.txt"="5/19/2014 9:10 PM, 2944 bytes, A
       Adds the file JSON-simple-license.txt"="10/30/2014 2:55 AM, 11558 bytes, A
       Adds the file nsJSON-license.txt"="5/19/2014 9:10 PM, 809 bytes, A
       Adds the file Nustache-license.txt"="10/30/2014 2:55 AM, 1079 bytes, A
       Adds the file TaskScheduler-license.txt"="10/30/2014 2:55 AM, 0 bytes, A
       Adds the file UAC-license.txt"="5/19/2014 9:10 PM, 956 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\Service
       Adds the file wsvc.exe"="6/3/2015 7:07 PM, 278616 bytes, A
    In the existing folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers
       Adds the file wfd_1_10_0_17.sys"="6/3/2015 7:06 PM, 52736 bytes, A

Registry details [View: All details] (Selection)
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    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Wordinator_1.10.0.17]
       "DisplayIcon"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\Uninstall.exe"
       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "Wordinator 1.10.0.17"
       "DisplayVersion"="REG_SZ", "1.10.0.17"
       "NoModify"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "NoRepair"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "Publisher"="REG_SZ", "Wordinator"
       "UninstallString"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\Uninstall.exe"
       "URLInfoAbout"="REG_SZ", "http://www.wordinatorapp.com"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wordinator_1.10.0.17]
       "cr-at"="REG_SZ", ""
       "cr-pid"="REG_SZ", ""
       "cr-ver"="REG_SZ", "43.0.2357.124"
       "dbsr"="REG_SZ", "iexplore"
       "features"="REG_SZ", "0x01000000"
       "ff-at"="REG_SZ", ""
       "ff-pid"="REG_SZ", ""
       "ff-ver"="REG_SZ", "25.0 (en-US)"
       "hid"="REG_SZ", "99B84D34-775B-F8F2-2E33-C48517F1E2F6"
       "ie-at"="REG_SZ", ""
       "ie-pid"="REG_SZ", ""
       "ie-ver"="REG_SZ", "11.0.9600.17843"
       "iid"="REG_SZ", "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000"
       "itm"="REG_SZ", "2015-06-11T14:44:49Z"
       "nf-at"="REG_SZ", "11BE4EF3-D51B-6E52-CEA6-FDF7BD4B0912"
       "nf-pid"="REG_SZ", "B49A48F0-814E-4D81-91DC-8859B98F1FB1"
       "nid"="REG_SZ", "8D41449E-BF91-4FFA-A606-498E2B5BF005"
       "osn"="REG_SZ", "Windows 7 Ultimate N"
       "ost"="REG_SZ", "x32"
       "osv"="REG_SZ", "6.1.7601"
       "user_sid"="REG_SZ", "S-1-5-21-4016700205-1717049133-1125222536-1001"
       "ver"="REG_SZ", "1.10.0.17"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wfd_1_10_0_17]
       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "wfd_1_10_0_17"
       "ErrorControl"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "Group"="REG_SZ", "PNP_TDI"
       "ImagePath"="REG_EXPAND_SZ, "system32\drivers\wfd_1_10_0_17.sys"
       "Start"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "Tag"="REG_DWORD", 10
       "Type"="REG_DWORD", 1
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wfd_1_10_0_17\Enum]
       "0"="REG_SZ", "Root\LEGACY_WFD_1_10_0_17\0000"
       "Count"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "NextInstance"="REG_DWORD", 1
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\wsvc_1.10.0.17]
       "Description"="REG_SZ", "This service enables WN 1.10.0.17 on HTTP websites"
       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "WN 1.10.0.17 Client Service"
       "ErrorControl"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "ImagePath"="REG_EXPAND_SZ, ""C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\Service\wsvc.exe""
       "ObjectName"="REG_SZ", "LocalSystem"
       "Start"="REG_DWORD", 2
       "Type"="REG_DWORD", 16
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware log:
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
www.malwarebytes.org

Scan Date: 6/11/2015
Scan Time: 4:52:21 PM
Logfile: mbamWordinator.txt
Administrator: Yes

Version: 2.01.6.1022
Malware Database: v2015.06.11.03
Rootkit Database: v2015.06.02.01
License: Free
Malware Protection: Disabled
Malicious Website Protection: Disabled
Self-protection: Disabled

OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x86
File System: NTFS
User: Malwarebytes

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 294073
Time Elapsed: 4 min, 22 sec

Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

Processes: 1
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\Service\wsvc.exe, 1828, Delete-on-Reboot, [501f7d3c25655bdbf12096e54fb7cb35]

Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys: 4
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\wsvc_1.10.0.17, Quarantined, [501f7d3c25655bdbf12096e54fb7cb35], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\wfd_1_10_0_17, Quarantined, [90df7841eaa078be20f1c1bada2c07f9], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\Wordinator_1.10.0.17, Quarantined, [e38ca8114a4020168a87a4d77d89e818], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wordinator_1.10.0.17, Quarantined, [fa751e9b2565ce6800ffc4c610f5e020], 

Registry Values: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 3
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17, Delete-on-Reboot, [abc4e9d079111323696c47a4ba497b85], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\3rd Party Licenses, Quarantined, [abc4e9d079111323696c47a4ba497b85], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\Service, Delete-on-Reboot, [abc4e9d079111323696c47a4ba497b85], 

Files: 17
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\Service\wsvc.exe, Delete-on-Reboot, [501f7d3c25655bdbf12096e54fb7cb35], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Windows\System32\drivers\wfd_1_10_0_17.sys, Quarantined, [90df7841eaa078be20f1c1bada2c07f9], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\wordinator-setup-1.10.0.17.exe, Quarantined, [cca38633b9d141f5050cd7a4bb4b3fc1], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\Uninstall.exe, Quarantined, [e38ca8114a4020168a87a4d77d89e818], 
PUP.Optional.Vitruvian.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\vitruvian-installer-hardwareprofile-v0001, Quarantined, [91de8c2dcfbb4beb36f622577d88c937], 
PUP.Optional.Vitruvian.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\vitruvian-installer-install-v0003, Quarantined, [b3bc7346404a38fe17158beeb352f907], 
PUP.Optional.Vitruvian.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\vitruvian-installer-processes-v0002, Quarantined, [511e2b8e5e2cdb5b210b6b0e59ac50b0], 
PUP.Optional.Vitruvian.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\vitruvian-installer-scheduledtasks-v0001, Quarantined, [b6b9dfdaf397f343fa3281f8f70ecf31], 
PUP.Optional.Vitruvian.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\vitruvian-installer-softwareregkeys-v0002, Quarantined, [91de2990bfcb93a349e371084abb9868], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\terms-of-service.rtf, Quarantined, [abc4e9d079111323696c47a4ba497b85], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\3rd Party Licenses\buildcrx-license.txt, Quarantined, [abc4e9d079111323696c47a4ba497b85], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\3rd Party Licenses\Info-ZIP-license.txt, Quarantined, [abc4e9d079111323696c47a4ba497b85], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\3rd Party Licenses\JSON-simple-license.txt, Quarantined, [abc4e9d079111323696c47a4ba497b85], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\3rd Party Licenses\nsJSON-license.txt, Quarantined, [abc4e9d079111323696c47a4ba497b85], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\3rd Party Licenses\Nustache-license.txt, Quarantined, [abc4e9d079111323696c47a4ba497b85], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\3rd Party Licenses\TaskScheduler-license.txt, Quarantined, [abc4e9d079111323696c47a4ba497b85], 
PUP.Optional.Wordinator.A, C:\Program Files\Wordinator_1.10.0.17\3rd Party Licenses\UAC-license.txt, Quarantined, [abc4e9d079111323696c47a4ba497b85], 

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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