Packed.NSPack is considered Malicious Software, and can further be classified as a Potentially Dangerous Tool, which in turn can further be classified as a Spyware application.
A Potentially Dangerous Tool is an application that is not harmful in its design, the only time this type of tool will become a PC threat is if deployed by unauthorized parties, for potentially malicious intent.
Packed.NSPack is affiliated with the following aliases:
Packed.NSPack is further given the classification as a low risk application, which generally speaking should do no harm to a computer system, unless installed without the knowledge or permission from the system’s user.
It has been claimed that if Packed.NSPack allows for the unauthorized access to an infected PC, then Packed.NSPack will then have capability to spread over a network exploiting various Windows vulnerabilities.
Packed.NSPack may come bundled with other malware and ensure that they are executed each time Windows starts. A malicious Trojan horse or Bot may represent a higher security risk for the compromised system and/or its network environment.
Accordingly, Packed.NSPack may be considered a malicious backdoor Trojan infection that runs in the background and allows remote access to the compromised system.
Packed.NSPack has been seen to display the following behavior:
* The Process is packed and/or encrypted using a software packing process
The best thing to do to rid any computer system of the presence of Packed.NSPack and all its components, would be to employ the services of a fully functional and up to date, not to mention legitimate antispyware tool.
How to manually remove Packed.NSPack
Files associated with Packed.NSPack infection:
Packed.NSPack processes to kill:
Remove Packed.NSPack registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesHDDlife HDD Access service
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMICROSOFTWINDOWSCURRENTVERSIONRUN Hardware sensors monitor
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ powerword 2007
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\HDDlife HDD Access service
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ Hardware sensors monitor