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Content is republished with permission from Malwarebytes.

What is BeansPlayer?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that BeansPlayer 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 BeansPlayer?

You may see this entry in your list of installed programs and features:

warning4.png

this icon in your startmenu and your desktop:

icons.png

and this warning during install:

warning1.png

This is the main screen of the program:

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How did BeansPlayer get on my computer?

Adware applications use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was bundled with other software.

How do I remove BeansPlayer?

Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this potentially unwanted program.
  • Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  • Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  • Then click Finish.
  • Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  • If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  • When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  • Restart your computer when prompted to do so.
Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of BeansPlayer?
  • No, Malwarebytes removes BeansPlayer completely.
  • The shortcut called BeansPlayer on the desktop can be deleted if it belonged to the rogue.
We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this adware.

Technical details for experts

Possible signs in FRST logs:
 () C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\BeansPlayer.exe
 C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\BeansPlayer.lnk
 C:\Users\Public\Desktop\BeansPlayer.lnk
 C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer

BeansPlayer version 1.0 (HKLM-x32\...\{0DB86D3A-F3B4-4541-AD28-D31249B2AF8E}_is1) (Version: 1.0 - BeansPlayer)
Alterations made by the installer:
File system details [View: All details] (Selection)
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    Adds the folder C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer
       Adds the file bass.dll"="2/14/2017 12:14 PM, 206336 bytes, A
       Adds the file Bass.Net.dll"="8/25/2009 11:00 AM, 565248 bytes, A
       Adds the file BeansPlayer.exe"="2/15/2017 1:59 PM, 1338368 bytes, A
       Adds the file BeansPlayer.exe.config"="3/23/2017 1:19 PM, 1141 bytes, A
       Adds the file Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.dll"="1/28/2010 2:18 PM, 90112 bytes, A
       Adds the file Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.dll"="1/28/2010 2:18 PM, 527360 bytes, A
       Adds the file taglib-sharp.dll"="1/26/2010 3:47 PM, 307200 bytes, A
       Adds the file unins000.dat"="4/25/2017 4:04 PM, 1650 bytes, A
       Adds the file unins000.exe"="4/25/2017 4:04 PM, 722597 bytes, A
    In the existing folder C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs
       Adds the file BeansPlayer.lnk"="4/25/2017 4:04 PM, 1055 bytes, A
    In the existing folder C:\Users\Public\Desktop
       Adds the file BeansPlayer.lnk"="4/25/2017 4:04 PM, 1043 bytes, A

Registry details [View: All details] (Selection)
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    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{0DB86D3A-F3B4-4541-AD28-D31249B2AF8E}_is1]
       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "BeansPlayer version 1.0"
       "DisplayVersion"="REG_SZ", "1.0"
       "EstimatedSize"="REG_DWORD", 3659
       "Inno Setup: App Path"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer"
       "Inno Setup: Deselected Tasks"="REG_SZ", ""
       "Inno Setup: Icon Group"="REG_SZ", "(Default)"
       "Inno Setup: Language"="REG_SZ", "english"
       "Inno Setup: Selected Tasks"="REG_SZ", "desktopicon"
       "Inno Setup: Setup Version"="REG_SZ", "5.5.8 (a)"
       "Inno Setup: User"="REG_SZ", "{username}"
       "InstallDate"="REG_SZ", "20170425"
       "InstallLocation"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\"
       "MajorVersion"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "MinorVersion"="REG_DWORD", 0
       "NoModify"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "NoRepair"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "Publisher"="REG_SZ", "BeansPlayer"
       "QuietUninstallString"="REG_SZ", ""C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\unins000.exe" /SILENT"
       "UninstallString"="REG_SZ", ""C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\unins000.exe""

Malwarebytes log:
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-Log Details-
Scan Date: 4/25/17
Scan Time: 4:13 PM
Logfile: mbamBeansPlayer.txt
Administrator: Yes

-Software Information-
Version: 3.0.6.1469
Components Version: 1.0.96
Update Package Version: 1.0.1804
License: Premium

-System Information-
OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: {computername}\{username}

-Scan Summary-
Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 328342
Time Elapsed: 1 min, 30 sec

-Scan Options-
Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

-Scan Details-
Process: 1
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\BeansPlayer.exe, Quarantined, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804

Module: 2
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\bass.dll, Quarantined, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\BeansPlayer.exe, Quarantined, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804

Registry Key: 1
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\{0DB86D3A-F3B4-4541-AD28-D31249B2AF8E}_is1, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804

Registry Value: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Data Stream: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folder: 1
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\BEANSPLAYER, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804

File: 10
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\PROGRAMDATA\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\START MENU\PROGRAMS\BEANSPLAYER.LNK, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383833],1.0.1804
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\BEANSPLAYER\UNINS000.DAT, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\bass.dll, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\Bass.Net.dll, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\BeansPlayer.exe, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\BeansPlayer.exe.config, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.dll, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.dll, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\taglib-sharp.dll, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804
PUP.Optional.BeansPlayer, C:\Program Files (x86)\BeansPlayer\unins000.exe, Delete-on-Reboot, [8862], [383832],1.0.1804

Physical Sector: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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