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Technical Details

This is the family description for the Rogue:W32/UltimateFixer family of rogueware.

Variants in the UltimateFixer rogueware family are rogue anti-malware programs that generate fake or misleading scan results,& in an attempt to trick users into purchasing their products.


UltimateFixer variants commonly launch a downloader that installs the application. much like the one shown below:

Screenshots of known UltimateFixer variants can be seen below :

During installation, the program creates these files:

  • %Desktop%\UltimateFixer 2007.lnk
  • %ProgramFiles%\UltimateFixer 2007\Register UltimateFixer 2007.lnk
  • %ProgramFiles%\UltimateFixer 2007\Start UltimateFixer 2007.lnk
  • %ProgramFiles%\UltimateFixer 2007\Uninstall UltimateFixer 2007.lnk
  • %ProgramFiles%\Ultimate Fixer\
  • %ProgramFiles%\Ultimate Fixer\ufixer.pkg
  • %ProgramFiles%\Ultimate Fixer\UltimateFixer.db
  • %ProgramFiles%\Ultimate Fixer\UltimateFixer.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\Ultimate Fixer\Uninstall.exe


During installation, the program creates the following registry key to automatically execute itself:

  • HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run = %ProgramFiles%\Ultimate Fixer\UltimateFixer.exe

Date Created: 2009-03-24 10:04:36.0

Date Last Modified: 2009-03-26 04:05:52.0