- February 13, 2007 11:36:28 AM
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Adware.Mpgcom is a Browser Helper Object that sends data to and receives data from a remote Web site.
Existence of the file names %Windir%\mpgcom.dll or %Windir%\msnarrator.exe.
- %Windir% is a variable. The adware locates the Windows installation folder (by default, this is C:\Windows or C:\Winnt) and copies itself to that location.
- This detection was reclassified from a Trojan horse (it was originally named Trojan.Narat) to a security risk on January 2, 2004.
This adware may be installed when browsing certain Web sites.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version January 5, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version November 1, 2012 revision 001
Initial Daily Certified version January 5, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version November 1, 2012 revision 002
Initial Weekly Certified release date January 7, 2004
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