The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "RedSwoosh" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.

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Threat Details:

Spends your bandwidth by downloading content that you 'may' want to see in the future, and allowing other users of the same client to download from your computer.
Privacy Statement:
When you are on-line, therefore, the Software may share Published Content that resides on your computer system with other Red Swoosh Clients that have requested such Published Content.
Finally, from time to time the Red Swoosh Client may download to your computer system a particular item of Published Content or other information that may be of interest to you, as determined by the Published Content you have downloaded in the past.
We do need to monitor and retain the version of your Web browser, your computer's operating system, your connection speed, your Internet protocol address, the identifier associated with your Red Swoosh Client, and the Published Content that is available on your computer for download through the Red Swoosh network, and we also monitor and retain information regarding the transmission of Published Content as described below.
To attempt to make your downloads more efficient, Red Swoosh needs to know when you are online. Accordingly, each time a computer on which a Red Swoosh Client is installed logs on to the Internet, our server notes the time that it logged on and collects the information described in Section 3(b).
Links (be careful!):
Removal Instructions:


Please use Windows Explorer or another file manager of your choice to locate and delete these files.
  • The file at "<$PROGRAMFILES>\RSNet\RSEDNClient.exe".
  • The file at "<$WINDIR>\Downloaded Program Files\RSInstaller.dll".
Make sure you set your file manager to display hidden and system files. If RedSwoosh uses rootkit technologies, use our RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.
You will have to use a global search for files without a name specified. Be extra careful, because just the name might not be enough to identify files!


The following browser plugins or items can either be removed directly in your browser, or through the help of e.g. Spybot-S&D or RunAlyzer.
  • Look for ActiveX software installed from "".

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.