Application:W32/InstallCore

Classification

PUA/Spyware

Application

W32

Installcore , PUA/Installcore, PUA/Installcore.Gen

Summary

InstallCore is an advertising module that displayed targeted advertising material.

Removal

Automatic action

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Allow a blocked file to run or exclude a file from scanning

If you are aware of the risks involved in using the file and consent to its use, you may change the settings of your F-Secure security product to allow the file to run. You may also change the settings to exclude it from scanning.

Note You need administrative rights to change the settings.

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Technical Details

InstallCore is an advertising module that displayed targeted advertising material. User information may be collected from the system in order to select the appropriate advertisements for display.

Distribution

Installcore may be distributed as an individual component bundled with other applications. This distribution method is most commonly seen on file-sharing or third-party application download sites.

Based on the distribution mechanism, users may be presented with an End User License Agreement (EULA) that states the application's purpose and information gathering activities.

Users may or may not elect to install the component, at their own discretion.

Date Created: 2012-03-07

Date Last Modified: 2019-02-28