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Adware.AdsInContext

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:42:22 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.0.617
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
GreatDealManipulate.dll hotplkug.dll incinstall_1.0.617.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.AdsInContext is a browser helper object that downloads and displays advertisements.

Symptoms


Unexpected advertisements appearing in Internet Explorer browser windows.
Your Symantec program detects Adware.AdsInContext.

Transmission


This program can be manually installed or installed as part of another application.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 20, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 26, 2005
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