MBS Account Manager is a program from Micro Bill Systems in the UK. The program provides billing and collection services for websites (mostly adult in nature). This software is potentially unwanted as apart from constantly displaying demands for money for it’s services, attempts to install further unwanted components using ActiveX. MBS Account Manager will display a bill as a pop-up, when the bill is ignored, the popups become more frequent.
A HijackThis log will show two running processes and a Startup entry similar to one of these:
O4 – HKLM\..\Run: [mbssm32] C:\WINDOWS\system32\mbssm32.exe
O4 – HKLM\..\Run: [mbssm32] C:\WINDOWS\system32\smvalid.exe
4 months ago, i have wrote about MBS spyware , if old instructions don`t work, try next steps:
1. Download the Brute Force Uninstaller to your desktop.
Right click the BFU folder on your desktop, and choose Extract All. Click “Next” and then in the box to choose where to extract the files to, Click “Browse”. Click on the + sign next to “My Computer”. Click “Next”, and Uncheck the “Show Extracted Files” box and then click “Finish”.
2. Download the MicroBill Removal script. Save it in the same folder you made earlier (c:\BFU). Then, please go to Start > My Computer and navigate to the C:\BFU folder. Start the Brute Force Uninstaller by double-clicking BFU.exe
3. Behind the scriptline to execute field click the folder icon and select mbs.bfu. Press Execute and let the program do it’s job. (You ought to see a progress bar if you did this correctly.) Wait for the complete script execution box to pop up and press OK. Press exit to terminate the BFU program.
4. Restart your computer.
If you are still having problems with spyware after completing these instructions, then please follow the steps outlined in the topic linked below Spyware removal – Read Before Posting.