This program delivers advertising content to the user. It is usually annoying but harmless, unless it is combined with spyware or trackware.
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Note: You need administrative rights to change the settings.
Adware:W32/ClearSearch is an adware and browser hijacker program.
ClearSearch adware may be distributed bundled together with other software. It may be either manually or silently installed.
The program is installed to:
ClearSearch will also create a registry launchpoint for itself.
While active, the adware will connect to the following remote sites to track the user's browsing activities:
The program will then display pop-up advertisements based on the user's browsing behaviour.
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