This is the SIEN AppScion Installer which bundles applications with offers for additional 3rd party software, mostly unwanted adware, and may be installed with minimal consent. The application metroinstallerapp.exe by SIEN S.A has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 4 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the SIEN SuperInstall installer. This file is typically installed with the program GetnowUpdater by AppScion which is a potentially unwanted software program. It is also typically executed from the user's temporary directory.
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This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.
1/23/2017 1:58:44 PM UTC (today)
1019.8 KB (1,044,296 bytes)
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
8/22/2012 1:00:00 AM
8/23/2014 12:59:59 AM
CN=SIEN S.A., OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=SIEN S.A., L=Paris, S=France, C=FR
1/13/2014 4:00:18 PM
801.5 KB (820,736 bytes)
The file metroinstallerapp.exe has been discovered within the following program.
Developed and distributed by SIEN group/LiveSoftAction SRL this adware application is designed to download and install additional potentially unwanted software offersings including the Iminent toolbar and others.
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