Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Adware.EZSearch is an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object Toolbar. It causes pop-up and pop-under ads, redirects searches to another site by modifying the host file, and also contacts a remote server every time Internet Explorer is started.
One or more files are detected.
The EZSearch Bar is installed manually or more often through an ActiveX installer web page.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version January 26, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version December 23, 2012 revision 053
Initial Daily Certified version January 26, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version December 24, 2012 revision 003
Initial Weekly Certified release date January 28, 2004
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