- February 13, 2007 11:36:43 AM
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Adware.Sidesearch is an adware component that displays information from the publisher's Web site in a side panel of Internet Explorer when queries are made to other Web sites.
Lycos search results appear in the Internet Explorer search panel without user interaction. Your Symantec antivirus program detects this threat as Adware.SideSearch.
This adware component can be manually installed or installed as a component of another program.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version February 17, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version March 24, 2013 revision 019
Initial Daily Certified version February 17, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version March 25, 2013 revision 004
Initial Weekly Certified release date February 18, 2004
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