Adrotator.IconAds Description

Adrotator.IconAds is a rogue adware application that installs itself as a Browser Helper Object (BHO). Once it is installed, Adrotator.IconAds launches on Windows startup and popups exaggerated security alerts to scare you into buying the full version of the program. Adrotator.IconAds may cause serious crashes of network and your PC.

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Trojan.Dldr.OFN [Webwasher-Gateway]Adware.TrafficSol.64000.B [ViRobot]PAK_Generic.001 [TrendMicro]Adware/TrafficSol.i [TheHacker]Downloader [Symantec]Trojan-Downloader.OFN [Sunbelt]Mal/Heuri-E [Sophos]Trj/Downloader.OFN [Panda]Adware:Win32/AdRotator [Microsoft]Generic.dx [McAfee]

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Adrotator.IconAds Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

Is your PC infected with Adrotator.IconAds? To safely & quickly detect Adrotator.IconAds we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.

Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name Detection Count
    1 adssitesuggest.dll 287
    2 dcads_sidebar.dll 269
    3 dcads_sidebar.dll 191
    4 adssite_sidebar.dll-removed_skip 141
    5 adssite_sidebar.dll-removed_skip 137
    6 sprt_ads.dll 128
    7 adssite_sidebar.dll 109
    8 cpmrotate.dll 97
    9 cpmrotate.dll 94
    10 cpmrotate.dll 69

    More files

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {C004D9F0-A742-4DC7-AFD0-BC29CE3FE04A}{1648E328-3E5A-4EA5-A9C6-E5F09EE272DA}{BDD8121B-D4AE-4ac9-AD54-C8DC3F1155E6}{4AD44D3E-7316-4251-B754-9B10EC96AF92}
Posted: February 9, 2007 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 4/10
Detection Count: 23
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