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Ad-Ware Pro

Posted: June 18, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 16
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: January 10, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Ad-Ware Pro (also referred to as Adware Pro) is a corrupt anti-spyware application. Ad-Ware Pro is designed to be secretly installed on your system through browser security holes, or via other unscrupulous delivery methods. Once installed, Ad-Ware Pro will display misleading messages claiming that your computer is insecure and infected with spyware. The makers of Ad-Ware Pro want to swindle you out your money by selling rogue version of Ad-Ware Pro.
Ad-Ware Pro may generate system slowdown and instability and may appear extremely difficult to manually remove.

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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:

Ad-Ware Pro.exe File name: Ad-Ware Pro.exe
Size: 12.05 MB (12058715 bytes)
MD5: a4583c18034aa2412f2a424d5d960f37
Detection count: 74
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
setup[1].exe File name: setup[1].exe
Size: 3.54 MB (3540496 bytes)
MD5: 1092e45683a4b168d192519a5eec8495
Detection count: 73
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%ProgramFiles%\Ad-Ware Pro