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Adware.MaxSearch

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:44:51 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
maxifiles.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.MaxSearch is an Internet Explorer toolbar that redirects hijacks searches to maxifind.com.

Symptoms


One or more files detected as Adware.MaxSearch.

Transmission


This program must be manually installed although there have been reports of this program being downloaded as part of another programs installation.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 8, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 14, 2013 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 8, 2005 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 15, 2013 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 8, 2005
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