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Powerscan.
Below are step by step instructions to remove Powerscan from your computer.
Note: This process is difficult and is not recommend unless you are an expert in this field. The manual process is also dangerous as the removal process requires you to access and edit sensitive files in the registry of your machine and run the risk of totally destroying your computer.

An important point to remember when removing Powerscan is to delete all parts of the Powerscan code. This is a must as Powerscan will rebuild itself and will result in further spreading of the spyware parasite.

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Powerscan Description
Powerscan may launch pop-up advertisements and monitor your Internet activity while you're browsing the web. This adware may be downloaded through other pop-up advertisements, or it may come packaged with an Internet Explorer toolbar with search functions.

PowerScan Removal Instructions

End the 'cleanup.exe', 'ignorelist.exe', 'patchnow.exe', 'productsupport.exe', 'powerscan.exe', 'sysrestore.exe' process from the Task Manager (ctrl-alt-delete).

Remove these files (if present) with Windows Explorer: cleanup.exe, ignorelist.exe, patchnow.exe, pc powerscan - live update.lnk, pc powerscan.lnk, power scan.lnk, productsupport.exe, programfilesdir+\power scan\powerscan.exe, sysrestore.exe.

Open the registry (Start->Run->regedit) and delete the following keys and values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\powerscan
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\powerscan account_id 126407
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\powerscan\{4e7bd74f-2b8d-469e-dbfc-ed1ca787ad2d}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\powerscan\account_id
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion
un power scan
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion
un\power scan
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\powerscan
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\powerscan loadnum 1

Having successfully done this you should be able to delete the entire 'PowerScan' folder in Program Files.

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