Adware.Toolbar.MyWebSearch Description

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

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Additionally, it is a common practice by Mindspark Interactive Network LLC. to use its products to download and install other potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) as updates. The MyWebSearch software may add several toolbars to your Internet clients that may include the 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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Adware.Toolbar.MyWebSearch Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

Is your PC infected with Adware.Toolbar.MyWebSearch? To safely & quickly detect Adware.Toolbar.MyWebSearch we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.

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.
Posted: July 24, 2009 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 2/10
Detection Count: 6,546
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