The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "22ndStreetComputers.PS3_fraud" manually.
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Threat Details:

  • trojan

Supposed to be a manual to get a PS 3. Instead the exe file displays advertising and tries to connect to the internet in background. The exe has been manipulated to look like it came from an ebook store .
Removal Instructions:


Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.


You can use regedit.exe (included in Windows) to locate and delete these registry entries.
  • Delete the registry key "{E8CFC029-8420-4EAE-ADEF-915BDC77E1DC}" at "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\".
  • A key in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ named "How I got my PS3.MyNSHandler", plus associated values.
  • Delete the registry key "Ada99" at "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\".
If 22ndStreetComputers.PS3_fraud uses rootkit technologies, use our RegAlyzer, RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.

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.