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Adware.Expand

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:05 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.0
Publisher:
SearchCentrix
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
barbho.dll,reg2.exe,mygeek.dll,sidebar.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Expand acts as both an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object and an Explorer Bar. It displays links in an explorer bar based on searches made through major search engines.

Symptoms


One or more files detected as Adware.Expand

Transmission


This security risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 24, 2014 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 5, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 13, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 10, 2005
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