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Packed.Adware

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:45 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Packed.Adware is a generic detection for adware programs that have been processed with software packers.

Symptoms


Your Symantec product detects a file as Packed.Adware.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 15, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 15, 2004
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 15, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 15, 2004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 17, 2004
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