Remove MySearch ToolBar - Adware Removal Guide

So, what is adware basically? Term "adware" is shortened "advertising software" and it is computer software that contains elements of advertising (banners, pop-ups etc.). Advertising software can be legal as it is a way to promote this or that product and author gets paid for it. But nowadays there are a lot of programs that use aggresive advertisements or pop-ups or showing adult content what makes users want to get rid of it and MySearch ToolBar is not an exception.

What MySearch ToolBar is and how it can harm you? Here is short description.

MySearch ToolBar can distract buyers from the object, so it is reasonable to perform MySearch ToolBar removal operation. MySearch ToolBar present publisizing materials for the kinds of goods or services featured in MySearch ToolBar. MySearch ToolBar is a part of banner display publisizing on the Internet and most buyers are unaware that MySearch ToolBar is running on their machines as they don't get MySearch ToolBar removal tool to detect and remove MySearch ToolBar. One more cause to remove MySearch ToolBar is that it delivers advertisement such as alarm or hotlinks on websites that are not a part of page's coded character set. Commersializing has been near always but there are dangers inherent to MySearch ToolBar that buyers must be sensible of. From the engineering attitude not having of MySearch ToolBar removal tool it can outcome in the PC instability.

Threat indicator: HIGH

Threat's profile

Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

MySearch ToolBar

winstats.exe

Adware

Win32 (Windows 9x, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Seven)


 

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MySearch ToolBar intrusion method

MySearch ToolBar copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is winstats.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name MySearch ToolBar and value winstats.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name winstats.exe or MySearch ToolBar.

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How to clean your PC from MySearch ToolBar?

Threat can be removed manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with MySearch ToolBar, removing its processes from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs.

To get rid of MySearch ToolBar, you should:

1. Stop the following processes and delete the appropriate files (if field is empty you need to download removal tool or contact our support) :

• s4initialsetup1.0.0.14[1].cab
• mysearchinitialsetup1.0.0.14[1].exe
• s4initialsetup1.0.0.14.inf
• 0002b0f7.exe
• s4ffxtbr.jar
• s4ntstbr.jar
• s4plugin.dll
• 0003c2a5.bin
• 0003c43b.bin
• 0003c506.bin
• s4ffxtbr.manifest
• 00231e3c
• 002320ad
• 002322fe.bmp
• 00232408.bmp

Warning: you should delete only those files with the names exactly the same as in the list and located in folders listed below. There may be legitimate system files with the same or near the same names. We recommend you to use MySearch ToolBar Removal Tool for guaranteed threat removal.

2. Delete the following folders created by MySearch ToolBar:

• %programfiles%\mysearch\bar\history\search\
• %programfiles%\mysearch\bar\cache\0003bb14\
• %programfiles%\mysearch\bar\cache\0003bfc7\
• %programfiles%\mysearch\installr\
• %programfiles%\mysearch\installr\1.bin\
• %programfiles%\mysearch\installr\cache\
• %programfiles%\mysearch\installr\setups\
• %programfiles%\mysearch\bar\
• %programfiles%\mysearch\bar\1.bin\
• %programfiles%\mysearch\bar\cache\
• %programfiles%\mysearch\bar\history\
• %programfiles%\mysearch\bar\settings\

3. Delete registry entries or values using registry editor:

  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6C9-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\InprocServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: Interface\{58F0B491-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}
  • Key: Interface\{58F0B491-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{58F0B491-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{58F0B491-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\TypeLib
  • Key: Interface\{58F0B493-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}
  • Key: Interface\{58F0B493-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{58F0B493-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{58F0B493-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\TypeLib
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{58F0B492-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\InstalledVersion
    Value: LastModified
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6C9-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\TypeLib
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6C1-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6C1-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\InprocServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6C1-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\TypeLib
  • Key: MySearchToolBar.SettingsPlugin.1
  • Key: MySearchToolBar.SettingsPlugin.1\CLSID
  • Key: MySearchToolBar.SettingsPlugin
  • Key: MySearchToolBar.SettingsPlugin\CLSID
  • Key: MySearchToolBar.SettingsPlugin\CurVer
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6CB-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6CB-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\ProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6CB-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6CB-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\InprocServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6CB-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\MiscStatus
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6CB-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\MiscStatus\1
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6CB-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\TypeLib
  • Key: CLSID\{014DA6CB-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\Version
  • Key: MySearchToolBar.ToolbarPlugin.1
  • Key: MySearchToolBar.ToolbarPlugin.1\CLSID
  • Key: MySearchToolBar.ToolbarPlugin
  • Key: MySearchToolBar.ToolbarPlugin\CLSID
  • Key: MySearchToolBar.ToolbarPlugin\CurVer
  • Key: CLSID\{FAC94900-96D9-47fa-BA33-7EF1BBFBBCEC}
  • Key: CLSID\{FAC94900-96D9-47fa-BA33-7EF1BBFBBCEC}\ProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{FAC94900-96D9-47fa-BA33-7EF1BBFBBCEC}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{FAC94900-96D9-47fa-BA33-7EF1BBFBBCEC}\InprocServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: CLSID\{FAC94900-96D9-47fa-BA33-7EF1BBFBBCEC}\TypeLib
  • Key: TypeLib\{014DA6C0-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\1.0
  • Key: TypeLib\{014DA6C0-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\1.0\FLAGS
  • Key: TypeLib\{014DA6C0-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\1.0\0\win32
  • Key: TypeLib\{014DA6C0-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\1.0\HELPDIR
  • Key: Interface\{014DA6CA-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}
  • Key: Interface\{014DA6CA-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{014DA6CA-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{014DA6CA-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: Interface\{014DA6CC-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}
  • Key: Interface\{014DA6CC-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{014DA6CC-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{014DA6CC-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar\pid2
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar\un
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar\ConfigDateStamp
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar\NextConfigRequest
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar\LastConfigRequest
  • Key: Software\MySearch\Installer
    Value: CurInstall
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: Maximized
  • Key: Software\MySearch
  • Key: Software\MySearch\Installer
    Value: sr
  • Key: Software\MySearch\Installer
    Value: pl
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{58F0B492-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}
    Value: SystemComponent
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{58F0B492-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}
    Value: Installer
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{58F0B492-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\DownloadInformation
    Value: CODEBASE
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Code Store Database\Distribution Units\{58F0B492-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\DownloadInformation
    Value: INF
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{58F0B492-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\iexplore
    Value: Type
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{58F0B492-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\iexplore
    Value: Count
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{58F0B492-A42E-435A-BCBF-C6B2608077BA}\iexplore
    Value: Time
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: pid
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: Dir
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
    Value: {014DA6C9-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\My Search Uninstall
    Value: DisplayName
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\My Search Uninstall
    Value: HelpLink
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\My Search Uninstall
    Value: Publisher
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\My Search Uninstall
    Value: UninstallString
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\My Search Uninstall
    Value: UrlInfoAbout
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: PluginPath
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: CurInstall
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: sr
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: pl
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{014DA6C1-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\iexplore
    Value: Type
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{014DA6C1-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\iexplore
    Value: Count
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{014DA6C1-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\iexplore
    Value: Time
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{014DA6C9-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\iexplore
    Value: Type
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{014DA6C9-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\iexplore
    Value: Count
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{014DA6C9-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}\iexplore
    Value: Time
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: Id
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: Build
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: CacheDir
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: HistoryDir
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: Visible
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser
    Value: {014DA6C9-189F-421A-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}
  • Key: software\microsoft\code store database\distribution units\{58f0b492-a42e-435a-bcbf-c6b2608077ba}\downloadinformation
    Value: inf
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: pid
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: Dir
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: PluginPath
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: Id
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: Build
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: CacheDir
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: HistoryDir
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: SettingsDir
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: ConfigRevision
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: ConfigRevisionURL
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: ConfigDateStamp
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: ConfigUrl
  • Key: Software\MySearch\bar
    Value: Maximized
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\My Search Uninstall
    Value: UninstallString
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs
    Value: url1
    Data: http://www.mysearch.com/

 

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