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|Effects: ||It goes memory resident, downloads other adware programs and displays a great number of advertising pop-up windows.|
|First detected on:||Nov. 20, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||May 11, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
PurityScan is an adware type program, which offers the application at the only cost of viewing a series of advertisements.
PurityScan goes memory resident and downloads other adware programs, displaying a great number of advertising pop-up windows.
Although PurityScan does not install by itself, as it requires user intervention, the downloaded adware is installed automatically.
PurityScan is easy to recognize, as it displays a great number of advertising pop-up windows.