This adware bundler is distributed through Adknowledge's advertising supported software managers. The application mediaplayerclassicinstaller.exe by Nextup has been detected as adware by 14 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Adknowledge Fusion installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from i.greatappsfree.com.
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This installer bundles various adware prorgams that may include toolbars and web browser advertising injectors/extensions.
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.
2/23/2017 4:02:48 AM UTC (a few moments ago)
Antiy Labs AVL
K7 Gateway Antivirus
McAfee Web Gateway
Trend Micro House Call
594.5 KB (608,816 bytes)
Executable application (Win32 EXE)
English (United States)
COMODO CA Limited
5/22/2014 2:00:00 AM
5/23/2015 1:59:59 AM
CN=Nextup, O=Nextup, STREET=10900 NE 8TH ST, STREET=STE 1000, L=Bellevue, S=WA, PostalCode=98004, C=US
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB
6/2/2014 11:38:23 PM
398.5 KB (408,064 bytes)
The file mediaplayerclassicinstaller.exe has been seen being distributed by the following URL.