WARP INSTALLER Publisher – Don’t run that file

To save you from some adware cleaning, I just want to give you the heads up on files that are digitally signed by WARP INSTALLER. Most versions of Windows will display the publisher when double-clicking on a downloaded file, as shown in the screenshot below.


If you get this prompt about Premium Installer by WARP INSTALLER, click No.

You can also see check the digital signature, by looking under digital signature tab on a file’s properties.

WARP INSTALLER Digital Signature

So, why should you avoid the WARP INSTALLER files? StartDownload.exe, which is digitally signed by WARP INSTALLER, is detected by 15 of the 50 anti-virus programs! Here are some of the detection names:

  • ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/AdWare.iBryte.AD
  • F-Secure Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler
  • Kingsoft Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
  • Malwarebytes Buy PUP.Optional.OptimumInstaller.A

Did you also download one of the WARP INSTALLER signed files? Where did you find it?