2003 Happy Holidays Screen Saver V1.0

2003 Happy Holidays Screen Saver V1.0 is an adware bundler that provides the adware with itself like NavHelper (NavExcel). It may displays advertisements based on keywords entered into search engines. This security risk works as a Browser Helper Object.

General information:

Malware Name:2003 Happy Holidays Screen Saver V1.0
Malware Type:Adware Bundler
Company Name:Screen Saver Studio
Company URL:http://www.screensaverstudio.com/
Threat Level:Low Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation

Company Description:

Screen Saver Studio provides you the software 2003 Happy Holidays Screen Saver V1.0 that features improved animation and music and fully supporting Microsoft Direct X. 15 fully animated scenes including falling snow, moving clouds, and many animated objects over gorgeous winter and holiday backgrounds. Includes 5 holiday songs. A single pass through takes 16 minutes.

Spyware Description:

2003 Happy Holidays Screen Saver V1.0 is an adware bundler that provides the adware with itself like NavHelper (NavExcel). It may displays advertisements based on keywords entered into search engines. This security risk works as a Browser Helper Object.

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> It provides the adware with itself like NavHelper (NavExcel). -> It may displays advertisements based on keywords entered into search engines. This security risk works as a Browser Helper Object.

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for 2003 Happy Holidays Screen Saver V1.0
bingSearch at Bing for 2003 Happy Holidays Screen Saver V1.0
yahooSearch at Yahoo for 2003 Happy Holidays Screen Saver V1.0

Processes Running:

2003 Happy Holidays.scr

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\NavExcel\NavHelper\v2.0.4\NHUpdater.exe143360Application
C:\Program Files\NavExcel\NavHelper\v2.0.4\NHelper.dll135168Application Extension
C:\Program Files\NavExcel\NavHelper\v2.0.4\v2.0.4.cab133499WinZip File

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Application Data\Softdisk LL
C:\Program Files\NavExcel\NavHelper\v2.0.

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\2003 Happy Holidays Screen Saver_is1URLInfoAbout
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\2003 Happy Holidays Screen Saver_is1UninstallString
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\NavExcel\NavHelperCLSID