Adware.Media Watch

Adware.Media Watch Description

Media Watch Image 1Media Watch is adware that may show a variety of pop-up advertisements and messages on the PC and attempt to advertise various commercial websites. Media Watch may propagate and enter the computer packaged with a variety of free applications that the PC users download from suspicious download websites. Media Watch may be embedded into Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome Web browsers. Upon installation, Media Watch may show unwanted pop-ups advertisements and notifications with the text 'Ads by Media Watch' on the bottom right corner. 'Ads by Media Watch' may show up any time, no matter what website the computer user visits. The content of 'Ads by Media Watch' may involve ads of free downloads, commercial offers and other sale, all of them probably encompassing links to the associated websites. The main intention of Media Watch may be to raise traffic of affiliated websites and increase their page ranking in search results.

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Technical Information

Screenshots & Other Imagery

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File System Details

Adware.Media Watch creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home1506\ie\MediaWatchV1home1506.dll 87,040 f7778cf961ef434273f049add26d392f 80
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home3104\ie\MediaWatchV1home3104.dll 87,040 26ed6363a7147274afe2d116a469c1d9 74
3 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home3325\ie\MediaWatchV1home3325.dll 87,040 b14197f8ce9f6c512aec0ce4982a9de1 54
4 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home636\ie\MediaWatchV1home636.dll 87,040 d2fde867a589bd9dd8d47a1e7510f095 42
5 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home133\ie\MediaWatchV1home133.dll 87,040 5207359ada7c7b8fc9568e93d7fbc12f 41
6 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home3199\ie\MediaWatchV1home3199.dll 87,040 3f47ef4d514bffcfb575560ff0688d5b 39
7 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home506\ie\MediaWatchV1home506.dll 87,040 a8c96898933483aa1e2025e9231b724f 37
8 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home3344\ie\MediaWatchV1home3344.dll 87,040 fbbdf3a753c3390a1538ff3d9cd1b99f 34
9 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home244\ie\MediaWatchV1home244.dll 87,040 82f8983d10821770b8be3fb79d42c74a 33
10 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home807\ie\MediaWatchV1home807.dll 87,040 561fe027ca7a5648b36791d277ee6bfe 33
11 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home2155\ie\MediaWatchV1home2155.dll 87,040 0d38a568af97b6d4d98229e210547a75 32
12 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home183\ie\MediaWatchV1home183.dll 87,040 76097fb91dcde67561c4620443726ece 31
13 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home332\ie\MediaWatchV1home332.dll 87,040 274e9baa4c51dcbdca23372df38cc8ff 31
14 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home639\ie\MediaWatchV1home639.dll 87,040 33aa5878f1396ff123320310b89dfe15 31
15 %PROGRAMFILES%\MediaWatchV1\MediaWatchV1home676\ie\MediaWatchV1home676.dll 87,040 9a1ef215c558c0b33418f699820fc9f0 31
More files

Registry Details

Adware.Media Watch creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions, value:
SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions, value:
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions, value:
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions, value:
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {0bedd7af-6784-43e5-ac43-dd83f163db2c}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {c271b5d3-72b3-44b0-9a01-c552b4f08792}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{c271b5d3-72b3-44b0-9a01-c552b4f08792}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{0bedd7af-6784-43e5-ac43-dd83f163db2c}
Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{99766a36-7dad-4a8c-84e2-e7f80d37d622}
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{1c4a55e0-346c-4d37-86ae-fa520a6a47c4}
Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{1c4a55e0-346c-4d37-86ae-fa520a6a47c4}
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{5bc623ac-6653-4f82-9b5a-e8ea6374abda}
Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{5bc623ac-6653-4f82-9b5a-e8ea6374abda}
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}

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