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Winreg.Generic

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Winreg.Generic
Technical name:Trj/Winreg.Generic
Threat level:Low
Type:Trojan
Effects:  It modifies the Windows Registry in order to change the home page of Internet Explorer.
Affected platforms:

Windows XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Feb. 18, 2003
Detection updated on:Oct. 8, 2003
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Winreg.Generic is not really a Trojan, but a generic detection that includes many Trojans of this type whose main aim is to modify the Windows Registry in order to change home page of the web browser Internet Explorer.

Visible Symptoms 

    

As Winreg.Generic is not really a virus but a group of Trojans, it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has infected a computer.