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Vulnerability Assessment Details

DOWNLOADWARE detection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DOWNLOADWARE detection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using the DOWNLOADWARE program.
You should ensure that:
- the user intended to install DOWNLOADWARE (it is sometimes silently installed)
- the use of DOWNLOADWARE matches your corporate mandates and security policies.

To remove this sort of software, you may wish to check out ad-aware or spybot.

See also : http://pestpatrol.com/PestInfo/d/downloadware.asp
Solution : Uninstall this software
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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