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Adware.WinFetch

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:34 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
clicks.dll; addit.exe; [RANDOM FILE NAME].exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.WinFetch is an adware component that various advertisers may use.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.WinFetch.
  • The Windows Explorer Home Page has been changed.
  • The Windows Explorer Search Page has been changed.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 1, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 10, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 1, 2004
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