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Adware.Dware

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:32:48 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.0
Publisher:
Network Essentials
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
Dw.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Dware is an Adware program that connects to a server and downloads and displays advertisements.

Symptoms


  • The files are detected as Adware.Dware.
  • The system crashes and reports an error in Dw.exe.


Transmission


This adware program must be manually installed. However, there are several programs that have Adware.Dware within them and that install it as the program itself is installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 18, 2003
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