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Application.Adware.Flashget.H

MEDIUM
VERY LOW
1624 kbytes
(Adware.Flashget)

Symptoms

A window appears every time you want to download a file from the web and a icon appears in the task bar.

Removal instructions:

Please let BitDefender disinfect your files.

Analyzed By

George Nechifor, virus researcher

Technical Description:

This program is a download manager that has two operating modes: one is add-suported where you are displayed adds in a toolbar in the application and
add-free when the toolbar with adware is removed.
The program can be found at http://www.flashget.com

When FlashGet is installed, it performs the following actions:

Creates the following directories (and subdirectories)
%documentsandsettings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\FlashGet where %documentsandsettings% is the current "Documents and Settings" folder
%programfiles%\FlashGet where %programfiles% is the current Program Files folder
It also creates a desktop link

Create the following registry keys:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jcd
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Fgiebar.FgInfoBand.1
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Fgiebar.FgInfoBand
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\FlashGet.Document
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Jccatch.IeCatch2.1
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Jccatch.IeCatch2
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Jccatch.IeCatch5.1
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Jccatch.IeCatch5
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\JetCar.IeCatch.1
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\JetCar.IeCatch
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\JetCar.Netscape.1
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\JetCar.Netscape
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Netscape\Netscape Navigator\Automation Protocols
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\JetCar
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\FlashGet(JetCar)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{2F364306-AA45-47B5-9F9D-39A8B94E7EF7}