Thursday, July 07, 2005

How to Remove AproposMedia.

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AproposMedia, PeopleOnPage, POP

  • Executable Files: 9yxuen.exe; addit.exe; all_files10.exe; aprload.exe; apropos.exe; apropos_client_loader.exe; apropos_uninstaller.exe; aufo.exe; autoupdate.exe; auto_update_install.exe; cxtpls.exe; dx8iext.exe; load.exe; magicinlayinstall.exe; midaddle.exe; monpop.exe; mv7dizbww.exe; mw.exe; mw_4s_stub.exe; notify.exe; ororoxid.exe; phomac.exe; popsrv225.exe; _ps_inst.exe; qnqyiee.exe; rcisp.exe; sepinst.exe; sfl.exe; shmhupnp.exe; sm1ay.exe; sysai.exe; update_1.exe; updater.exe; vmpremov.exe; wrifo.exe; z.exe; zga.exe.
  • Dynamic Link Libraries: 199e866.dll; 6ktkk.dll; 7ggoo.dll; acsdir.dll; activeinstall2.dll; aproposplugin.dll; atla.dll; atlw.dll; cxtpls.dll; directxvercheck.dll; dsetup.dll; dsetup16.dll; dsetup32.dll; pop225.dll; pophook4.dll; proxystub.dll; qnqyiee.dll; qtinstallerhelper.dll; sidesearch.dll; toolbar.dll; truetypefontinfo.dll; wingenerics.dll; write_ph.dll; z.dll; zga.dll.
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  • Notes: According to the Spyware Information Center, this infection is also known as Adware/Apropos [Panda], Adware/SideSearch [Panda], Adware/WinTools [Panda], Backdoor.Agent.ag [Kaspersky], Trj/Upseter.A [Panda], TrojanDownloader.Win32.Apropo.b [Kaspersky], TrojanDownloader.Win32.Apropo.g [Kaspersky], Win32/Agent.AG trojan [Eset], Win32/TrojanDownloader.Apropo.B trojan [Eset], Win32/TrojanDownloader.Apropo.G trojan [Eset]. It is sometimes possible to remove this infecftion via the Windows Add/Remove Programs utility. The program will be listed as "AM Server," "POP," "SysAI," and/or "CtxPls". This malware can be removed by the freeware versions of both Lavasoft's Ad-Aware and SpyBot S&D.

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