Starware

Starware Description

Starware is an Internet Explorer toolbar presented as having specialized search functions and a pop-up blocker. While this is debatable, Starware has some additional hidden functions, such as displaying pop-up advertisements and redirecting search queries to its sponsor websites.

Aliases: Win32:Trojan-gen, Generic.NDY [AVG], Trojan.DL.Win32.Zlob.bps, Win-AppCare/Xema.637440 [AhnLab-V3], AdWare/Win32.Comet.gen [Antiy-AVL], ADSPY/Comet.AW [AntiVir], UnclassifiedMalware [Comodo], Application.Generic.191194 [BitDefender], not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Comet.aw [Kaspersky], Win32:Spyware-gen [Spy] [Avast], Adware_BHOT_Starware, W32/Comet.CR, W32/Adware.OXG [F-Prot], a variant of Win32/Adware.Comet [NOD32] and Adware.Comet!RQ62nVVEURE.

Technical Information

File System Details

Starware creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES%\Starware\bin\Starware.dll 636,928 3c2cb8a3e4e244d49939689c1544f7eb 1
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\Starware349\bin\Starware349.dll 793,088 e6233313e00032e729a6df62198b594d 1
3 recipes[1].exe 526,792 6d142e22c201b7fe1b8f137d53cdff83 0
4 jokester.dll 32,256 5e7f84f8c96571879aa81923929fe293 0
5 jokes[1].exe 534,616 5f4dd3768c5997446bfaed696a074f75 0
6 Starware386.dll 803,328 d2b03fdcbece63f144f2156f8caeb25d 0
7 Starware316.dll 803,328 32e690f3964320bc19e250d3272a8d06 0
8 Starware316Uninstall.exe 49,514 9d5db08c0a78247fc4c71f4cc5f3208e 0
9 entertainment[1].exe 513,824 877f205fa2860825df14b7177860b839 0
10 Starware358.dll 802,816 6db09696f76ddcdd832d034d72340477 0
More files

Registry Details

Starware creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Cookies
starware
Directory
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Starware347
%AppData%\Starware337
%AppData%\Starware347
%ProgramFiles%\Starware316
%ProgramFiles%\Starware337
%PROGRAMFILES%\Starware347
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Starware316
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Starware337
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Starware347
CLSID
{2D51D869-C36B-42bd-AE68-0A81BC771FA5}
{7BED0340-176B-44bc-915E-C21C1DD6F617}
{D49E9D35-254C-4c6a-9D17-95018D228FF5}

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