Adware.Semtool

Adware.Semtool is an adware that shows ads and redirects urls. It tracks online browsing habits.

General information:

Malware Name:Adware.Semtool
Malware Type:Adware
Company Name:SEMtool
Company URL:http://semtool.net/
Threat Level:Elevated Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation

Company Description:

SEMtool provides you the software Adware.Semtool that is a search engine managing tool.

Spyware Description:

Adware.Semtool is an adware that shows ads and redirects urls. It tracks online browsing habits.

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> It may redirect site urls to other sponsored links. -> It tracks online browsing habits.

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for Adware.Semtool
bingSearch at Bing for Adware.Semtool
yahooSearch at Yahoo for Adware.Semtool

Processes Running:

smt.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\SEMTool\smtb.dll251904Application Extension
C:\Program Files\SEMTool\smtframe.dll158208Application Extension
C:\Program Files\SEMTool\ver.dat295DAT File

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\smtb.SMTB
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar{98081204-63E0-40D1-B483-E19DA6D3349E}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Management\ARPCache\SEMTool_is1