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It is an adware program in German which deceives users and warns them of unexisting threats in their computers. In order to eliminate them, they are enticed to purchase a certain program. It can reach the computer through spam messages, banners or pop-up windows which are displayed in certain websites.
|First detected on:||Sept. 7, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 11, 2009|
RegistryDoktor2009 is an adware program in German that deceives users warning them of unexisting threats in their computers so that they purchase a certain program that removes them from the computer.
RegistryDoktor2009 can reach the computer when the user accesses certain websites which display banners or pop-up windows which lead to the download of this program. It can also reach the computer in a link distributed in spam messages.
RegistryDoktor2009 is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It reaches the computer in a file which has the following icon:
- If the user runs the file, the program starts its installation. Once installed, the program has the following interface: