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It fills the Windows Desktop with multiple messages.
|First detected on:||Sept. 8, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 2, 2003|
Irritan is a joke typemalware. These harmless programs display fake error messages on screen warning about the execution of destructive actions, fake these actions or change the mouse or screen settings.
To be more precise, Irritan fills the Windows Desktop with multiple messages that cover the rest of the program windows.
If the user wants to stop the effects of this joke and return to normal work, it is necessary to access the shortcut keys Ctrl + Alt + Del and end the process belonging to Irritan.
Irritan is easy to recognize, as it covers the Windows Desktop with multiple messages, as in the following image: