CrackTool.KMSPico is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a cracktool used to activate a copy of the Windows OS software that is acquired illegally.
Crack tools are a special kind of riskware. Riskware, in general, is a detection for items that are not strictly malicious, but pose some sort of risk for the user in another way. CrackTool.KMSPico is a tool used to activate a copy of the Windows OS software that is acquired illegally. Doing so is unlawful under almost all circumstances and could have legal repercussions.
Cracktools are often downloaded from sites of a shady nature.
The cracktools detected under this detection-name are no longer found in the wild.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove CrackTool.KMSPico without further user interaction.
Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.
If you want to allow the program to connect to the Internet, for example to fetch updates, also add an exclusion of the type Allow an application to connect to the internet and use the Browse button to select the file you wish to grant access.
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