\Skillbrains\lightshot\LightShot.exe

jane__nyMarch 27, 2012

This came up on Zone Alarm and Win Patrol asking me for permission to run at start up. Tried Googling it and couldn't find information without paying for it or buying scanning programs.

I never heard of it before and certainly didn't download it.

Any info on what this is?

Jane

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zep516

What is LightShot.exe

See link below

http://processchecker.com/file/LightShot.exe.html

Please download MiniToolBox http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/farbar/MiniToolBox.exe and run it.

Checkmark following box:
List Installed Programs
Click Go and post the result.

Maybe we can see the program listed that's responsible for it.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 9:46PM
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zep516

Mini tool box link, in case above link is bad.

Here is a link that might be useful: MiniToolBox

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 9:49PM
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jane__ny

What am I downloading?

Jane

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 9:59PM
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jane__ny

Forget above, I downloaded it. I'll report back.

Jane

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 10:01PM
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zep516

Mini tool box it's a diagnostic tool. click the link above and save the file to the desktop, double click and hit run,

Then
Checkmark following box:
List Installed Programs
Click Go and post the result.

This way we maybe able to see what program is responsible for LightShot.exe

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 10:05PM
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jane__ny

Not sure how to post this but I copied it from notepad

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Jane

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 10:08PM
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zep516

There it is under Java in the program list.

Java(TM) 6 Update 31 (Version: 6.0.310)

lightshot-2.0.1.5

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware version 1.60.1.1000 (Version: 1.60.1.1000)

Could be a screenshot program too.

    Bookmark   March 27, 2012 at 10:18PM
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jane__ny

Should I leave it? I never heard of it before but it shows up as 1st on my Task Manager. It was trying to get in my start-up.

Thanks Zep,
Jane

    Bookmark   March 28, 2012 at 12:04AM
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mikie_gw

LightShots by Skillbrains is a screen capture program that I have used for ... quite a while. It recently updated, so winpatrol would show it adding to start up with a version update.

There also seem to be versions specific to browser make as plug ins .. in addition to the one windows does it all version.

I just downloaded the standard does it all version awhile ago after hearing someone say it compromised their computer... and scanned it Malwarebytes & MSE. Uninstalled mine ./ Reinstalled it.... Then scanned my computer. Checks out safe for the regular version.

Push your print screek key ?? it should give you an area drag box.

    Bookmark   March 28, 2012 at 2:33AM
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grandms

Please see my posts regarding Skillbrains, etc. on the thread regarding saving shots from Power Point shows. I am wondering if the thread posted several days ago regarding bots from Russian websites has any relation to what happened to me.

    Bookmark   March 29, 2012 at 3:25PM
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jane__ny

Thanks for the info. I tried pushing Print Screen and nothing came up. Regular Print Screen works fine, I don't notice anything different.

I found it in add/remove and took it out.

Thanks for the help,
Jane

    Bookmark   March 30, 2012 at 12:07AM
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PKponder TX

Wow, I just installed it and it works perfectly. When I press the Print Screen key a small dialog box appears beside my cursor with the words 'select area' and allows me to choose the area of the screen that you want to capture. I like it much more than Snagit.

    Bookmark   April 1, 2012 at 7:52PM
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