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Full Name:
Magic Search Toolbar
Type: Adware
Danger Level: 5
Category Description: Program that delivers advertisements on your PC.

Note that many websites have their own advertising, unrelated to adware.

Adware is any software application in which advertising is displayed while the program is running. The authors of these applications include additional code that delivers the ads, which can be viewed through pop-up windows or through a bar that appears on a computer screen and sometimes through text links or in integrated search results. Adware may or may not track personal information. It may also gather information anonymously or in aggregate only. Users should check the EULA and Privacy policy to ensure if the adware on their machines conforms to their standards.
Comment: May show Advertisements.
Downloads a configuration file from its server when the web browser is launched.
May change the default Start page, Search page and Search Assistant of Internet Explorer.
Redirects the unreachable and unavailable web sites through its own server.
Modifies Windows host file.
Adds many webpage shortcuts into Favorites Menu of Windows Explorer. Also deletes the Links Directory from Favorites Menu.
Modifies Windows registry to allow popups from certain sites by getting rid of Windows Pop-Up Blocker.

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