The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "Banload.WLS" 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:

  • trojan

This trojan horse pretends to belong to Windows Security. It can also appear as a screensaver. It adds itself to the systemstart and runs in background, listens to incoming UDP connections and opens the IE and redirects it to a spanish website.
Supposed Functionality:
supposed to be a WindowsLiveSecurity file
Removal Instructions:


Please use Spybot-S&D, RunAlyzer or msconfig.exe to remove the following autorun entries.
  • Entries named "WindowsLiveSafety" and pointing to "<$WINDIR>\Wgatray.scr".


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

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.