- February 13, 2007 11:36:16 AM
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Adware.Sqwire is an adware program that connects to a predetermined Web site and displays advertisements. It may also change the Internet Explorer search page and home page and add links to the Favorites menu.
: Detections dated April 28th, 2005 or earlier may detect this adware as Adware.Xupiter.
The files are detected as Adware.Sqwire.
There may be a toolbar present in Internet Explorer.
This adware program may be manually installed or installed as part of another program. It may also be installed via certain Web pages.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version December 23, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version December 23, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date December 23, 2003
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