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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Jun 19, 2007 | Updated Jun 13, 2013

BrowserModifier:Win32/BaiduSobar

Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Adware-BDSearch (McAfee) W32/BaiduBar.A (Norman) ADW_BAIDUBAR (Trend Micro)

Summary

BrowserModifier:Win32/BaiduSobar is a Web browser toolbar that delivers pop-up and contextual advertisements, blocks certain other advertisements, and changes the Internet Explorer search page. BrowserModifier:Win32/BaiduSobar may also prevent removal by the user by protecting its installed files and registry keys.
BaiduSobar may place an uninstaller entry in 'Add or Remove Programs' in Control Panel. The entry name may be comprised of Chinese characters. If an uninstaller is not available or if you do not want to use the uninstaller that is provided, use Microsoft Windows Defender, Microsoft Security Essentials, the Microsoft Safety Scanner, or another up-to-date scanning and removal tool to detect and remove BaiduSobar  and other unwanted software from your computer.
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