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Adware.Getup

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:57 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
Getupdate.com
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
bpvt2.dll myexplore.exe updtr.exe WinExplore.exe xm2s.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Getup is an adware program that displays advertisements, redirects browser searches, and downloads and installs files.

Symptoms


Your Internet search requests are redirected.
  • The files are detected as Adware.Getup.
  • Connections to getupdate.com.


Transmission


This adware program must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 1, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 1, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 3, 2003
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