- 13 February 2007
- Risk Impact:
- File Names:
- MBKWBar.exe IEToolbar.dll
- Systems Affected:
Adware.MBKWbar is an adware program that displays advertisements.
Files detected as Adware.MBKWbar.
This adware is installed manually.
Antivirus Protection Dates
- Initial Rapid Release version 02 October 2014 revision 022
- Latest Rapid Release version 10 August 2019 revision 017
- Initial Daily Certified version 01 July 2005
- Latest Daily Certified version 12 August 2019 revision 001
- Initial Weekly Certified release date 06 July 2005
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When Adware.Appoli is executed, it performs the following actions:
- Creates the following file:
Note: %ProgramFiles% is a variable that refers to the program files folder. By default, this is C:\Program Files.
- Creates the following registry keys:
- Connects to the domains config.mbkwbar.com and report.mbkwbar.com to register itself and to download configuration parameters.
- Loads IEToolBar.dll with Internet Explorer and displays pop-up advertisements.
1. To uninstall the security risk
This security risk includes an uninstallation applet. In order to uninstall this security risk, complete the following instructions:
- Click Start > Settings > Control Panel or Start > Control Panel (this varies with the operating system).
- In the Control Panel window, double-click Add/Remove Programs.
Windows Me only: If you do not see the Add/Remove Programs icon, click ...view all Control Panel options.
- Click MBKWBar - Toolbar.
Note: You may need to use the scroll bar to view the whole list.
- Click Add/Remove, Change/Remove, or Remove (this varies with the operating system). Follow the prompts.
Note: After running the Add/Remove programs applet, all the files may have been removed. You will want to run a full system scan to ensure that this is the case. However, it is possible that no files will be detected after using Add/Remove programs.