Yesterday I was testing FreeFixer for the v1.09 release and ran into an adware called SerialTrunc. The following screenshot should explain what the software does:
Basically, it shows ads, coupons, etc. Here are some of the detections done by the anti-virus programs:
- a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.F
Once installed, you will see an Internet Explorer and a Firefox add-on installed:
You will also see files such as SerialTruncBho.dll and updateSerialTrunc.exe on your filesystem.
Removal is easy, just check the SerialTrunc files for removal in FreeFixer, or use the Add/Remove programs dialog:
Hope that helped you figure out what SerialTrunc is and how to remove it.
And by the way, how did you get SerialTrunc on your machine?