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Adware.ClipGenie

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:42:07 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
ClipGenie.com
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
cg.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

When Adware.ClipGenie runs, it does the following:

  1. Creates the following files:

    • %ProgramFiles%\ClipGenie\V1\cg.exe
    • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\ClipGenie.lnk
    • %ProgramFiles%\ClipGenie\notify\*.*
    • %ProgramFiles%\ClipGenie\clipgenie\*.*
    • %ProgramFiles%\ClipGenie\download\*.* (cached media and advertisements)

      Notes:
      %ProgramFiles% is a variable that refers to the program files folder. By default, this is C:\Program Files.
      %UserProfile% is a variable that refers to the StartMenu folder. By default this is C:\Documents and Settings\<current user>.

  2. May attempt to connect to the following site banserv.intenetfuel.com to download and display advertisements.

  3. Creates the following registry keys:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\TrayNotifier\ClipGenie
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ClipGenie
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ClipGenie


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