Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Adware.OrbitExplorer is an adware program that installs an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object (BHO), a toolbar, and Favorites components. Adware.OrbitExplorer also installs other adware programs and modifies Internet Explorer settings to redirect searches.
Your Symantec program detects files as Adware.OrbitExplorer. Internet Explorer's home page is changed to www.orbitexplorer.com. Searches using Internet Explorer go through www.orbitexplorer.com. Internet Explorer Favorites that go to www.orbitexplorer.com are present. A search toolbar is present in Internet Explorer.
Adware.OrbitExplorer is typically downloaded from the Internet.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version December 27, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version December 27, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date December 29, 2004
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