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Adware.Winshow

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:34:31 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Winshow.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Winshow is an adware component that modifies the Web browser's default home page and search settings without your permission.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.Winshow.

Transmission


This adware component must be manually installed, or installed as a component of another program that you install.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 30, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 30, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 1, 2003
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