Starware Description

Type: Adware

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.


15 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
AVG Generic.NDY
AhnLab-V3 Win-AppCare/Xema.637440
Antiy-AVL AdWare/Win32.Comet.gen
AntiVir ADSPY/Comet.AW
Comodo UnclassifiedMalware
BitDefender Application.Generic.191194
Avast Win32:Spyware-gen [Spy]
F-Prot W32/Adware.OXG
NOD32 a variant of Win32/Adware.Comet
McAfee WStudio.dll
CAT-QuickHeal Program.Starware (Not a Virus)
AVG Adware Generic.NSG
eWido Adware.Comet
Prevx1 Generic.Malware

Technical Information

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File System Details

Starware creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detection Count
1 Starware.dll 3c2cb8a3e4e244d49939689c1544f7eb 1
2 Starware349.dll e6233313e00032e729a6df62198b594d 1
3 recipes[1].exe 6d142e22c201b7fe1b8f137d53cdff83 0
4 jokester.dll 5e7f84f8c96571879aa81923929fe293 0
5 jokes[1].exe 5f4dd3768c5997446bfaed696a074f75 0
6 Starware386.dll d2b03fdcbece63f144f2156f8caeb25d 0
7 Starware316.dll 32e690f3964320bc19e250d3272a8d06 0
8 Starware316Uninstall.exe 9d5db08c0a78247fc4c71f4cc5f3208e 0
9 entertainment[1].exe 877f205fa2860825df14b7177860b839 0
10 Starware358.dll 6db09696f76ddcdd832d034d72340477 0
More files

Registry Details

Starware creates the following registry entry or registry entries:

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