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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

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MegaSearch intrusion method

MegaSearch copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is win??*32.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name MegaSearch and value win??*32.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name win??*32.exe or MegaSearch. Also, it can create folder with name MegaSearch under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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* Removes all files created by MegaSearch.

* Removes all registry entries created by MegaSearch.

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* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

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* Removes all files created by MegaSearch.

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How to remove MegaSearch manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with MegaSearch, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by MegaSearch.

To get rid of MegaSearch, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• megasearchtoolbar.exe
• megasearch.bmp
• megasearch_icon.bmp
• 64odhr0b.exe
• ays2.exe
• lmu.exe
• instafinder_inst.exe
• instafin.dll
• instafintb0300.cfg
• megasearchbarsetup.exe
• megasear.dll
• megav2wbr.dll

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use MegaSearch Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %programfiles%\MEGASEAR TOOLBAR\
• %programfiles%\MegasearchToolbar\
• %programfiles%\instafin\cache\

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: software\megasear toolbar clientid 228
    Value: @
  • Key: software\megasear toolbar lastleft 12
    Value: @
  • Key: software\megasear toolbar setupinit 1
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\runtime process
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\megatlbr
    Value: @
  • Key: CLSID\{4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-C0FF-FA7FB592BF30}
  • Key: CLSID\{4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-C0FF-FA7FB592BF31}
  • Key: CLSID\{4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-C0FF-FA7FB592BF32}
  • Key: megasear.MEGASEAR
  • Key: megasear.MEGASEARMenu Button
  • Key: megasear.MEGASEARToggle Button
  • Key: Software\MEGASEAR TOOLBAR
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\{4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-C0FF-FA7FB592BF30}
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MEGASEAR
  • Key: Softomate.IEToolbar.1\CLSID
  • Key: Softomate.IEToolbar\CLSID
  • Key: Softomate.IEToolbar\CurVer
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{8BC6346B-FFB0-4435-ACE3-FACA6CD77816}
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{D44CCDBD-C9C1-44C7-9A6B-74B250FD070F}
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{F484C398-C71D-4482-8700-A9CCE5D2A0BE}
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
    Value: {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-C0FF-FA7FB592BF30}
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser
    Value: {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-C0FF-FA7FB592BF30}
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
    Value: {92F02779-6D88-4958-8AD3-83C12D86ADC7}
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ToolbarBestToolbarsToolbar.BestToolbarsToolbarObjectIEToolbar
    Value: DisplayName
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ToolbarBestToolbarsToolbar.BestToolbarsToolbarObjectIEToolbar
    Value: UninstallString
  • Key: software\BestToolbars\IEToolbar
    Value: toolbar_id
  • Key: software\BestToolbars\IEToolbar
    Value: toolbar_version
  • Key: software\BestToolbars\IEToolbar
    Value: FirstTime

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use MegaSearch Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

MegaSearch can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to MegaSearch before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

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Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov Protection Status

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with MegaSearch and win??*32.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: megasearch pops up when i click on any google link

When I go to and click on any link after I have entered a search, megasearch pops up when I click the link.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: megasearch

random text some web pages just turns green and become a link with an ad on it.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: cannot fully remove megasearch virus

i use malwarebytes' anti-malware and have run it several times now to get rid of all the components.. every time i do a full scan, it comes up with more infected objects and when i restart for the removal i still have the same problems after i reboot(i.e. the google redirect to megasearch, and some of my programs don't work)any help would be much appreciated.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: tracking cookies and megasearch trackware

I found these two virus/trackware in my computer and cannot eliminate them

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Trojans and Adware

Hi, I have problem with my PC after a scan Symantec found the following: Trackware.MegaSearch
Furthermore, Bit Defender online found 2 Trojans named:
Trojan Dloader.ACG and
Trojan Downloader.WMA.WIMAD.N
Would you be able to help me. Please make it more simple you can I am not realy use to this.
Thanks a lot Anne

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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