Threat Database Adware Window Promo Ads

Window Promo Ads

By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 13,222
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 267
First Seen: October 20, 2015
Last Seen: September 19, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The Window Promo software from Development Media 73 is promoted on as the best tool for online shoppers to save money and find great gifts for their friends and family. You may see Window Promo listed as an additional component under the 'Advanced' or 'Custom' option of freeware packages. However, the Window Promo application is adware and might slow down your computer and redirect you to insecure online stores. The Window Promo adware may attract users to install it by claiming to employ a very sophisticated engine for finding the best deals on the Internet, but it may crash your Internet browser. The Window Promo adware is known to affect browsers based on Internet Explorer, Chromium and the Mozilla project. The Window Promo adware may use ActionScript3 to show pop-up windows, video ads, recommended offers, coupons, vouchers, discounts and banners while you surf the Internet. The Window Promo adware is similar to Health Alert and FlashCoupon and might detect your approximate geographical location to show deals in your local stores. Moreover, the Window Promo adware may use tracking cookies and read your Internet history to determine your proffered online content and redirect you to sponsored websites and services. Security investigators note that the Window Promo adware may use JavaScript to block the native ads on Amazon, eBay and Best Buy, and make sure users are provided with offers from partners only. The Window Promo adware is known to install its files in the hidden AppData system folder, and you need to use a reliable anti-spyware tool to delete it safely.

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Registry Details

Window Promo Ads may create the following registry entry or registry entries:


Window Promo Ads may create the following directory or directories:

%LOCALAPPDATA%\Development Media 73\WindowPromo


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