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Adware.StartPage.B

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:39:15 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
internst32.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Startpage.B changes the Microsoft Internet Explorer home page to a page that has links to adult content.

Symptoms


The Microsoft Internet Explorer home page is reset to www.selfsearch.biz every time that you start Windows.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 1, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 18, 2008 revision 038
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 1, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 17, 2008 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 2, 2004
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