1. /
  2. Security Response/
  3. Adware.WinProtect

Adware.WinProtect

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:42:49 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
dosxpd.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.WinProtect is an adware program that displays Taskbar messages.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Adware.WinProtect.

Transmission


This adware program must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 21, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 17, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 21, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 18, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 23, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 17
Symantec DeepSight Screensaver