When Adware.LookNSearch is executed, it performs the following actions:
- Drops the following .dll files in %System% and %ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer:
- %System% is a variable. The adware locates the System folder and copies itself to that location. By default, this is C:\Windows\System (Windows 95/98/Me), C:\Winnt\System32 (Windows NT/2000), or C:\Windows\System32 (Windows XP).
- %ProgramFiles% is a variable that refers to the path to the program files folder. By default, this is C:\Program Files.
- It adds the entry
to the registry key
so that it runs when you start Windows.
- May make outgoing HTTP connections to download software or advertisements.