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February 13, 2007 11:42:27 AM
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Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Adware.Sheldor is an adware program that displays advertisements for an adult-content Web site. It is written in the Delphi programming language and packed with ASPack.

Note: Virus definitions dated January 28, 2005 or earlier may detect this threat as Backdoor.Sheldor.


The files on the system are detected as Adware.Sheldor.


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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 5, 2015 revision 039
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 28, 2005 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 6, 2015 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 2, 2005
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