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What is SuperClick?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that SuperClick 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 SuperClick?

You may see these warnings during the install:

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and this entry in your list of installed programs:

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and these Scheduled Tasks:

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How did SuperClick get on my computer?

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

How do I remove SuperClick?

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 SuperClick?
  • No, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware removes SuperClick completely.
  • This PUP creates some scheduled tasks. You can read here how to check for and, if necessary, remove Scheduled Tasks.
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 SuperClick 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 these signs in a HijackThis log:

O23 - Service: SC 1.10.0.16 Client Service (scsvc_1.10.0.16) - SuperClick - C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Service\scsvc.exe
You may see these entries in FRST logs:

 (SuperClick) C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Service\scsvc.exe R2 scsvc_1.10.0.16; C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Service\scsvc.exe [278616 2015-05-13] (SuperClick) (SuperClick) C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\scfd_1_10_0_16.sysSuperClick 1.10.0.16 (HKLM\...\SuperClick_1.10.0.16) (Version: 1.10.0.16 - SuperClick)Task: {02414A6D-F875-429E-A94A-EA822DAE6F0F} - System32\Tasks\SuperClick Auto Updater 1.10.0.16 Core => C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Update\SuperClickAutoUpdateClient.exe [2015-05-13] (SuperClick)Task: {24EBD90E-51DB-4CEA-B942-23B345A06EBF} - System32\Tasks\SuperClick Auto Updater 1.10.0.16 Pending Update => C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Update\SuperClickAutoUpdateClient.exe [2015-05-13] (SuperClick)
Alterations made by the installer:

File system details  ---------------------------------------------    Adds the folder C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16       Adds the file terms-of-service.rtf"="4/29/2015 7:45 PM, 24192 bytes, A       Adds the file Uninstall.exe"="5/13/2015 9:08 PM, 314864 bytes, A    Adds the folder C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\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\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Service       Adds the file scsvc.exe"="5/13/2015 9:08 PM, 278616 bytes, A    Adds the folder C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Update       Adds the file Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll"="10/30/2014 2:55 AM, 185856 bytes, A       Adds the file Nustache.Core.dll"="10/30/2014 2:55 AM, 28672 bytes, A       Adds the file SuperClickAutoUpdateClient.exe"="5/13/2015 9:07 PM, 59480 bytes, A       Adds the file SuperClickAutoUpdateClient.exe.config"="10/30/2014 2:55 AM, 256 bytes, A    In the existing folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers       Adds the file scfd_1_10_0_16.sys"="5/13/2015 9:07 PM, 52736 bytes, A    In the existing folder C:\Windows\System32\Tasks       Adds the file SuperClick Auto Updater 1.10.0.16 Core"="5/15/2015 6:11 PM, 4158 bytes, A       Adds the file SuperClick Auto Updater 1.10.0.16 Pending Update"="5/15/2015 6:11 PM, 4168 bytes, ARegistry details  ------------------------------------------    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\SuperClickAutoUpdateClient_RASAPI32]       "ConsoleTracingMask"="REG_DWORD", -65536       "EnableConsoleTracing"="REG_DWORD", 0       "EnableFileTracing"="REG_DWORD", 0       "FileDirectory"="REG_EXPAND_SZ, "%windir%\tracing"       "FileTracingMask"="REG_DWORD", -65536       "MaxFileSize"="REG_DWORD", 1048576    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\SuperClickAutoUpdateClient_RASMANCS]       "ConsoleTracingMask"="REG_DWORD", -65536       "EnableConsoleTracing"="REG_DWORD", 0       "EnableFileTracing"="REG_DWORD", 0       "FileDirectory"="REG_EXPAND_SZ, "%windir%\tracing"       "FileTracingMask"="REG_DWORD", -65536       "MaxFileSize"="REG_DWORD", 1048576    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SuperClick_1.10.0.16]       "DisplayIcon"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Uninstall.exe"       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "SuperClick 1.10.0.16"       "DisplayVersion"="REG_SZ", "1.10.0.16"       "NoModify"="REG_DWORD", 1       "NoRepair"="REG_DWORD", 1       "Publisher"="REG_SZ", "SuperClick"       "UninstallString"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Uninstall.exe"       "URLInfoAbout"="REG_SZ", "http://www.superclickapp.com"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\SuperClick_1.10.0.16]       "cr-at"="REG_SZ", ""       "cr-pid"="REG_SZ", ""       "cr-ver"="REG_SZ", "42.0.2311.152"       "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", "11.0.9600.17801"       "iid"="REG_SZ", "00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000"       "itm"="REG_SZ", "2015-05-15T16:11:33Z"       "nf-at"="REG_SZ", "7A366D9E-2FC5-038C-292A-11BB34ADD7F5"       "nf-pid"="REG_SZ", "6A862771-854B-4079-BF7B-FFFFEE2538C9"       "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", "1.10.0.16"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\scfd_1_10_0_16]       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "scfd_1_10_0_16"       "ErrorControl"="REG_DWORD", 1       "Group"="REG_SZ", "PNP_TDI"       "ImagePath"="REG_EXPAND_SZ, "system32\drivers\scfd_1_10_0_16.sys"       "Start"="REG_DWORD", 1       "Tag"="REG_DWORD", 10       "Type"="REG_DWORD", 1    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\scfd_1_10_0_16\Enum       "0"="REG_SZ", "Root\LEGACY_SCFD_1_10_0_16\0000"       "Count"="REG_DWORD", 1       "NextInstance"="REG_DWORD", 1    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\scsvc_1.10.0.16]       "Description"="REG_SZ", "This service enables SC 1.10.0.16 on HTTP websites"       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "SC 1.10.0.16 Client Service"       "ErrorControl"="REG_DWORD", 1       "ImagePath"="REG_EXPAND_SZ, ""C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Service\scsvc.exe""       "ObjectName"="REG_SZ", "LocalSystem"       "Start"="REG_DWORD", 2       "Type"="REG_DWORD", 16
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware log:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malwarewww.malwarebytes.orgScan Date: 5/15/2015Scan Time: 6:18:59 PMLogfile: mbamSuperClick.txtAdministrator: YesVersion: 2.01.6.1022Malware Database: v2015.05.15.03Rootkit Database: v2015.05.14.01License: TrialMalware Protection: DisabledMalicious Website Protection: EnabledSelf-protection: DisabledOS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1CPU: x86File System: NTFSUser: MalwarebytesScan Type: Threat ScanResult: CompletedObjects Scanned: 290104Time Elapsed: 4 min, 31 secMemory: EnabledStartup: EnabledFilesystem: EnabledArchives: EnabledRootkits: DisabledHeuristics: EnabledPUP: EnabledPUM: EnabledProcesses: 1PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Service\scsvc.exe, 540, Delete-on-Reboot, [32bd682b4545b87ee1d0a6b324e21de3]Modules: 0(No malicious items detected)Registry Keys: 11PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\scsvc_1.10.0.16, Quarantined, [32bd682b4545b87ee1d0a6b324e21de3], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\scfd_1_10_0_16, Quarantined, [5798c3d0a3e759dd367b89d0f3138f71], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\SuperClick_1.10.0.16, Quarantined, [af40fa997a101e18832ea7b240c646ba], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\SuperClick_1.10.0.16, Quarantined, [57989bf819713ef849ebc3ab0104ba46], PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{04A410E1-5040-4050-AF2A-234A11D58412}, Quarantined, [43ac8d06e4a6d75f2c7d2f3e37cea858], PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{0B794C2C-BDFD-4ED3-A16A-312C7FB00CF4}, Quarantined, [f2fd256e7416c076bcecda931fe6d12f], PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{2103CB13-3438-414A-B3F9-DD50EABFABCA}, Quarantined, [f7f8a7ec7e0c122422887eefde27b749], PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{04A410E1-5040-4050-AF2A-234A11D58412}, Quarantined, [fef1f49fc8c22b0b198d49241fe6cc34], PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{0B794C2C-BDFD-4ED3-A16A-312C7FB00CF4}, Quarantined, [ac43860dcac0a78f9015b2bbaf5617e9], PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{2103CB13-3438-414A-B3F9-DD50EABFABCA}, Quarantined, [6986553e602a1e1824831954ab5ac13f], PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{58BA7C9A-CEB1-49AC-B0E0-426DF382BC27}, Quarantined, [6d82593a52387bbb178fa4c9ae57d22e], Registry Values: 8PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{04a410e1-5040-4050-af2a-234a11d58412}|AppName, Video HD Helper-buttonutil.exe, Quarantined, [43ac8d06e4a6d75f2c7d2f3e37cea858]PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{0b794c2c-bdfd-4ed3-a16a-312c7fb00cf4}|AppName, Video HD Helper-bg.exe, Quarantined, [f2fd256e7416c076bcecda931fe6d12f]PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{2103cb13-3438-414a-b3f9-dd50eabfabca}|AppName, Video HD Helper-codedownloader.exe, Quarantined, [f7f8a7ec7e0c122422887eefde27b749]PUP.Optional.Vitruvian.A, HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\scsvc_1.10.0.16|ImagePath, "C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Service\scsvc.exe", Quarantined, [1ad55f34c9c14beb00f971fb3fc6e719]PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{04a410e1-5040-4050-af2a-234a11d58412}|AppName, Video HD Helper-buttonutil.exe, Quarantined, [fef1f49fc8c22b0b198d49241fe6cc34]PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{0b794c2c-bdfd-4ed3-a16a-312c7fb00cf4}|AppName, Video HD Helper-bg.exe, Quarantined, [ac43860dcac0a78f9015b2bbaf5617e9]PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{2103cb13-3438-414a-b3f9-dd50eabfabca}|AppName, Video HD Helper-codedownloader.exe, Quarantined, [6986553e602a1e1824831954ab5ac13f]PUP.Optional.CrossRider.A, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{58BA7C9A-CEB1-49AC-B0E0-426DF382BC27}|AppName, 46afc02e-b9b2-4c37-bdb9-c25ef5f070bb-2.exe-buttonutil.exe, Quarantined, [6d82593a52387bbb178fa4c9ae57d22e]Registry Data: 0(No malicious items detected)Folders: 4PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16, Delete-on-Reboot, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\3rd Party Licenses, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Service, Delete-on-Reboot, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Update, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], Files: 23PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Service\scsvc.exe, Delete-on-Reboot, [32bd682b4545b87ee1d0a6b324e21de3], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Windows\System32\drivers\scfd_1_10_0_16.sys, Quarantined, [5798c3d0a3e759dd367b89d0f3138f71], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\SuperClick.exe, Quarantined, [34bbd2c1216983b3e7ca5aff0bfbd12f], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Uninstall.exe, Quarantined, [af40fa997a101e18832ea7b240c646ba], PUP.Optional.Vitruvian.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\vitruvian-installer-hardwareprofile-v0001, Quarantined, [40af375cc0ca0333916c85db52b3b848], PUP.Optional.Vitruvian.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\vitruvian-installer-install-v0003, Quarantined, [37b81a7945457fb724d92739768f25db], PUP.Optional.Vitruvian.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\vitruvian-installer-processes-v0002, Quarantined, [f0ff652e54367cba74897ee2c2432ad6], PUP.Optional.Vitruvian.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\vitruvian-installer-scheduledtasks-v0001, Quarantined, [13dc9201addd91a544b9411f040121df], PUP.Optional.Vitruvian.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\vitruvian-installer-softwareregkeys-v0002, Quarantined, [f1fe8e05d0ba7db9ed10ed7357ae23dd], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\SuperClick Auto Updater 1.10.0.16 Core, Quarantined, [e10e880b0288ea4c58dfe5890bfa847c], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\SuperClick Auto Updater 1.10.0.16 Pending Update, Quarantined, [7679a3f06a2088aebc7b511dd72efb05], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\terms-of-service.rtf, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\3rd Party Licenses\buildcrx-license.txt, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\3rd Party Licenses\Info-ZIP-license.txt, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\3rd Party Licenses\JSON-simple-license.txt, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\3rd Party Licenses\nsJSON-license.txt, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\3rd Party Licenses\Nustache-license.txt, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\3rd Party Licenses\TaskScheduler-license.txt, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\3rd Party Licenses\UAC-license.txt, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Update\Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Update\Nustache.Core.dll, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Update\SuperClickAutoUpdateClient.exe, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], PUP.Optional.SuperClick.A, C:\Program Files\SuperClick_1.10.0.16\Update\SuperClickAutoUpdateClient.exe.config, Quarantined, [7b748c071a7079bd4c2f755f7d868080], Physical Sectors: 0(No malicious items detected)(end)
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