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Posted: March 28, 2006

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 3/10
Infected PCs: 5
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: April 28, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Adbars is a malicious toolbar that embeds itself into your web browser as a Browser Helper Object (BHO). Adbars also creates a futile search bar in Internet Explorer. Adbars has also the ability to redirect your browser to dangerous websites, and may display large amounts of aggressive pop-up advertisements.

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:

adbar.dll File name: adbar.dll
Size: 17.4 KB (17408 bytes)
MD5: c58cd84aa2bd16437e1b144880780e2c
Detection count: 40
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are: