How to remove the dealassistant virus
Most antivirus programs identify dealassistant.exe as malware, for example Symantec identifies it as Adware.SurfAccuracy, and TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_DLOADE.AZT or TROJ_AGENT.AWNA.
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Dealassistant.exe file information
Description: dealassistant.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 226,304 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 962,733 bytes.
There is no file information. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File dealassistant.exe is not a Windows system file. dealassistant.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If dealassistant.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 60% dangerous. The file size is 226,304 bytes. The process has no file description. The program is not visible. Program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows core file. dealassistant.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dealassistant.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dealassistant.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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