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Adware.PopAdStop

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:00 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
popadstop.exe,ginstall.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.PopAdStop is a program that claims to block advertisements sent using Microsoft's net.exe messaging utility. It will scan for computers on the network and attempt to send them advertisements using the Net Send command.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.PopAdStop on the system.

Transmission


This adware must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 5, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 5, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 10, 2003
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