Adware:W32/BitAccelerator

Classification

Spyware

Adware

W32

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Summary

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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Technical Details

The Adware:W32/BitAccelerator adware program arrives on the system bundled with freeware programs such as clocks, alerts, etc.

BitAccelerator is capable of displaying various pop-up advertisements. As the computer is being used as a receptacle for advertisements, this can cause annoyance to the user and slow down the system.

Installation

Upon installation, BitAccelerator will add itself as a 32-bit in-process server DLL and registers itself as a browser helper object (BHO) for the Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser.

Date Created: 2009-03-26 06:44:54.0

Date Last Modified: 2009-03-26 06:48:51.0