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  3. Adware.Iefeats


February 13, 2007 11:43:30 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
Msiesh.dll iefeatsl.dll image.dll Mshp.dll f2install.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Adware.Iefeats is an adware component that redirects Internet Explorer Start Page and modifies search functionality without permission. It displays pop-up ads and downloads files without the user's knowledge, which in turn can spread other security risks and may cause further damage.


Your Symantec program detects Adware.Iefeats.


This adware component may be manually installed, or it may be installed as a component of another program.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 25, 2017 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 5, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 25, 2017 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 10, 2004
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