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  3. Adware.IAGold


February 13, 2007 11:36:13 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
iagold.exe,Mslink32.exe,IEloader.dll,<8 random letters>.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Adware.IAGold is an adware component that downloads and displays advertisements.


The presence of the files detected as Adware.IAGold.


This adware program must be manually installed. However, some programs may have Adware.IAGold within them and install it as the program itself is installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 12, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 20, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 13, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 20, 2003
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