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Adware.Dynamic - Removal

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:43 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.00
Publisher:
Dynamic Desktop Media
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
ddm_d.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003

The following instructions pertain to all Symantec antivirus products that support Security Risk detection.
  1. Update the virus definitions.
  2. Delete the key that was added to the registry.
  3. Run a full system scan and delete all the files detected as Adware.Dynamic.

1. Updating the definitions
To obtain the most recent definitions, start your Symantec program and run LiveUpdate.

2. Deleting the key from the registry

WARNING: Symantec strongly recommends that you back up the registry before making any changes to it. Incorrect changes to the registry can result in permanent data loss or corrupted files. Modify the specified keys only. Read the document, "How to make a backup of the Windows registry," for instructions.
  1. Click Start, and then click Run. (The Run dialog box appears.)
  2. Type regedit

    and then click OK. (The Registry Editor opens.)

  3. Navigate to and delete the key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ddm

  4. Exit the Registry Editor.

3. Scanning for and deleting the infected files
  1. Start Norton AntiVirus and make sure that it is configured to scan all the files. For more information, read the document, "How to configure Norton AntiVirus to scan all files."
  2. Run a full system scan.
  3. If any files are detected as infected with Adware.Dynamic, click Delete.


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