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Broadcasturban Tuner

A scan of a Windows 2000 system, J, on October 5, 2005 with Microsoft AntiSpyware found Broadcasturban Tuner.

Microsoft AntiSpyware Version: 1.0.615
Spyware Definition Version: 5733 (10/5/2005 11:25:03 PM)

Item Details

BroadcastURBAN tuner

Type: Adware
Adware is generally software that displays advertisements. Some advertisers may covertly install adware on your system and generate a stream of unsolicited advertisements that can clutter your desktop and affect your productivity. The advertisements may also contain pornographic or other material that you might find inappropriate. The extra processing required to track you or to display advertisements can tax your computer and hurt your system performance.

Category: Browser Plug-in
A browser plug-in is an application that can be installed within a user's web browser. Plug-ins can come in the form of a toolbar that is included in your web browser or a search or navigation feature to extra task buttons on the browser. Although most plug-ins are designed to perform necessary functions, many plug-ins are harmful to you computer because they have complete access to your web browser and can modify, spy and redirect any task you perform.

Threat Level: Severe
Severe-risk items have an extreme potential for harm, such as a security exploit, and should be removed.


Description: BroadcastURBAN tuner is an Internet Explorer browser helper object (BHO) adware browser redirector.

Advice: Severe-risk items have an extreme potential for adverse effect, such as a security exploit, and should be removed.


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