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Adware.DesktopMedia

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:52 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.DesktopMedia is a stand-alone executable that installs a download manager toolbar for Internet Explorer and displays advertisements from a Chinese Web site.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Adware.DesktopMedia.

Transmission


This security risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 17, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 27, 2013 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 17, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 27, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 18, 2006
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