The MyWebSearch toolbar from Mindspark Interactive Network LLC. is recognized by security experts as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) with adware functionality. The MyWebSearch program travels incorporated with freeware bundles and may attach a toolbar to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer to perform its operations. The MyWebSearch toolbar is promoted as a helpful companion to web surfers, but its primary function is to display advertisements by sponsors and generate affiliate revenue for Mindspark Interactive Network LLC. Security experts note that the MyWebSearch toolbar is the continuation of the infamous Conduit Search Toolbar and may change your homepage, new tab settings and default search provider to use the services of Ask.com.DivX Browser Bar, the Eazel Toolbar and the LifeBettering app that could slow down your browser and load more ads. Users with MyWebSearch on their PC might experience numerous pop-up windows, discounts, coupons, banners and in-text ads. Therefore, you may want to remove all components associated with MyWebSearch by using a reliable anti-spyware solution.
Adware/MyWebSearch [Fortinet]not-a-virus:AdWare.Mywebsearch [Ikarus]PUP/Win32.MyWebSearch [AhnLab-V3]AdWare/ToolBar.MyWebSearch.gen [Antiy-AVL]Riskware.AdWare.Mywebsearch!IK [Emsisoft]Adware/Toolbar.Mywebsearch.E [AntiVir]MyWebSearch Toolbar (not malicious) [VIPRE]Adware.Msearch [DrWeb]Adware.Mywebsearch-3 [ClamAV]GRAY_GEN.7Z0019S [TrendMicro-HouseCall]
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File System Modifications
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- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name Detection Count 1 %PROGRAMFILES%\ TotalRecipeSearch_14\ bar\ 1.bin\ 14brmon.exe 3,138 2 %PROGRAMFILES%\ TotalRecipeSearch_14\ bar\ 1.bin\ 14barsvc.exe 1,593 3 %PROGRAMFILES%\ MyWebSearch\ bar\ 1.bin\ MWSBAR.DLL 1,143 4 mwsoestb.dll 144
Posted: July 24, 2009 | By SpywareRemove
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