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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

Behavior



Adware.ClipGenie is an adware program that downloads subscribed media content, such as movies and video clips, based on categories chosen by the user. The program can display advertising content at any time. Adware.ClipGenie also installs some Adware.Dware and Adware.WindowEnhancer components.

Symptoms


One or more files is detected as Adware.ClipGenie. Pop-up advertisements may be more prevalent.

Transmission


Adware.ClipGenie is installed via an ActiveX auto-installer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 23, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 23, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 29, 2004
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