QuickSearch Description

QuickSearch is a toolbar for Internet Explorer which monitors your Internet usage and search terms and transmits this information to the QuickSearch servers. QuickSearch may silently install itself through ActiveX installers or may be included with other third party applications. The program can also silently update itself.

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QuickSearch Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\{Value}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {82315A18-6CFB-44a7-BDFD-90E36537C252}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser, value: {82315A18-6CFB-44A7-BDFD-90E36537C252}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}QuickSearch Toolbar
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {3C368C4A-827F-4f25-9C52-371BDF049912}{B7620AF8-B460-455a-946F-16F8BF52A9AD}{82315A18-6CFB-44a7-BDFD-90E36537C252}{141A9A62-342F-4154-A456-D29917E80B45}{D9855DA1-8BA7-4F08-B138-874AE7A2D2D2}
Posted: June 6, 2006 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 4/10
Detection Count: 197

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