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Adware.Getup

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:57 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
Getupdate.com
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
bpvt2.dll myexplore.exe updtr.exe WinExplore.exe xm2s.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Adware.Getup is an adware program that displays advertisements, redirects browser searches, and downloads and installs files.

Symptoms


Your Internet search requests are redirected.
  • The files are detected as Adware.Getup.
  • Connections to getupdate.com.


Transmission


This adware program must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 1, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 3, 2003
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