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Adware.ActiveSearch

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:41:49 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.004
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
toolbar.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.ActiveSearch is an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object Toolbar. It displays pop-up adverts and may track a user's Internet usage and search results.

Symptoms


One or more files is detected as Adware.ActiveSearch.

Transmission


Adware.ActiveSearch commonly arrives bundled with other programs such as Grokster.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 15, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 15, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 15, 2004
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