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Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:IEPlugin

Command or file name:*

Threat type:Hijacker

Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Tangle usual Internet surfing, blocks some honored global Internet resources, opens various World wide web sites instead of requested ones. Modifies required Internet browser options, diminishs default security level and adds unwelcome or insecure resources to the Trusted sites list. However, it also converts default home and search pages and Alters required IE program settings. Most of them display a lot of undesirable advertisement publicitys, transmute web browser's default start and search pages and modify browser's required security settings. A typical IEPlugin fundamentally perplex buyer's work and abates his operability. IEPlugins also interact the system and installed software.


IEPlugin intrusion method

Usually IEPlugin comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to IEPlugin. IEPlugin copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is *. Then it creates new startup key with name IEPlugin and value *. You can also find it in your processes list with name * or IEPlugin. Also, it can create folder with name IEPlugin under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about IEPlugin, please ask below. You can use programs to remove IEPlugin from your browsers below.


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How to remove IEPlugin manually

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

To get rid of IEPlugin, you should:

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

  • ie_plugin.inf
  • vcmpin.exe
  • wdskctl.exe
  • wupdt.exe
  • systb.dll
  • ieplugin.dll
  • winobject.dll
  • a89bda06.exe
  • desktop toolbar.dsk
  • mynexus.exe
  • getnexus.exe
  • webnexus.exe
  • zigi.exe
  • defender25[1].exe
  • msnav32.ax
  • z_start.lnk
  • dwdsregt.exe
  • keyboard25[1].exe
  • vsl.exe
  • meho.dll
  • newname25[1].exe
  • trelew[1].exe
  • snowballwars.exe
  • snowball wars.lnk
  • hunxtzl.exe
  • hunxtzla.exe
  • pf78.exe
  • pf79.exe
  • pms111x.exe
  • sysc00.exe
  • uni_eh.exe
  • unin101.exe
  • ss1001[1].exe
  • win32101949330865.exe
  • mendoza1[1].exe
  • parpnsp.dll
  • rgrt.exe
  • mc-110-12-0000228[1].exe
  • icsharpcode.sharpziplib.dll
  • svchostsys.exe
  • svchostsys.exe.config
  • ieunst.exe
  • svchostupdate.exe
  • svchostupdate.exe.config
  • svchostsys.bat
  • sysstall.exe
  • mendoza.exe
  • irssyncd.exe
  • lwinoqaf.exe
  • meboligux.dll
  • unist1.htm
  • unist2.htm
  • extract.exe
  • Button1.ico
  • Button2.ico
  • enhtb.dll
  • Kw.dat
  • pxckdla.exe
  • sysinfo.dat
  • Toserver.pst
  • unall.exe
  • meho.dll.exe
  • oinsetup.exe
  • moho.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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • %programfiles%\snowball wars\
  • %windows%\fzuk\
  • %commonprogramfiles%\fzuk\
  • %commonprogramfiles%\fzuk\fzukd\
  • %commonprogramfiles%\svchostsys\
  • %commonprogramfiles%\simtest\
  • %commonprogramfiles%\misc001\
  • %programfiles%\msn gaming zone\
  • %autostart% \games\

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

  • Key: CLSID\{01F44A8A-8C97-4325-A378-76E68DC4AB2E}
  • Key: CLSID\{1c896551-8b92-4907-8c06-15db2d1f874a}
  • Key: CLSID\{556dde35-e955-11d0-a707-000000521958}
  • Key: CLSID\{69135bde-5fdc-4b61-98aa-82ad2091bccc}
  • Key: CLSID\{914afb33-550b-4bd0-b4ef-8da185504836}
  • Key: CLSID\{d36f70b1-7df5-4fd4-a765-70ccc8f72cd7}
  • Key: CLSID\{e2bf1bf3-1fdb-4c93-8874-0b09e71c594c}
  • Key: CLSID\{f3155057-4c2c-4078-8576-50486693fd49}
  • Key: clsid\{f3155057-4c2c-4078-8576-50486693fd49}\inprocserver32 c:\windows
    \systb.dll

    Value: @
  • Key: imitoolbar.bottomframe
  • Key: imitoolbar.imitool
  • Key: imitoolbar.leftframe
  • Key: imitoolbar.leftframe leftframe class
    Value: @
  • Key: imitoolbar.leftframe.1 leftframe class
    Value: @
  • Key: imitoolbar.leftframe\curver imitoolbar.leftframe.1
    Value: @
  • Key: imitoolbar.popupbrowser
  • Key: imitoolbar.popupbrowser popupbrowser class
    Value: @
  • Key: imitoolbar.popupbrowser.1 popupbrowser class
    Value: @
  • Key: imitoolbar.popupbrowser\curver imitoolbar.popupbrowser.1
    Value: @
  • Key: imitoolbar.popupwindow
  • Key: imitoolbar.popupwindow popupwindow class
    Value: @
  • Key: imitoolbar.popupwindow.1 popupwindow class
    Value: @
  • Key: interface\{220959ea-b54c-4201-8df2-1cfac8b59fd7}
  • Key: Interface\{3E589169-86AD-44FE-B426-F0BF105D5582}
  • Key: interface\{7371ad3f-c419-4dc0-8e8a-e21fafad53e0}
  • Key: interface\{98b2ddba-6da2-4421-af2b-814e98f53649}
  • Key: Interface\{E4458B4A-6149-4450-84F2-864ADB7E8C52}
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects
    \{914afb33-550b-4bd0-b4ef-8da185504836}

    Value: @
  • Key: TypeLib\{57ADD57B-173E-418A-8F70-17E5C9F2BCC9}
  • Key: Wbho.Band
  • Key: Software\intexp
    Value: Date
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\cw2frik8q
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\clsid\{914afb33-550b-4bd0-b4ef-8da185504836}
  • Key:
    software\microsoft\code store database\distribution units\{556dde35-e955-11d0-a707-000000521958}
  • Key:
    Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{A80F2DB2-80A9-4834-8F5A-4AB70F4EF4C3}

    Value: MenuText
  • Key:
    software\microsoft\internet explorer\toolbar\{69135bde-5fdc-4b61-98aa-82ad2091bccc}

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects
    \{01F44A8A-8C97-4325-A378-76E68DC4AB2E}
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects
    \{69135bde-5fdc-4b61-98aa-82ad2091bccc}
  • Key:
    software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\moduleusage\c:/windows/wupdt.exe
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\shell00145
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\win server
    Value: @
  • Key:
    software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\shareddlls\c:\windows\wupdt.exe

    Value: @
  • Key: imitoolbar.bottomframe.1
  • Key: imitoolbar.imitool.1
  • Key: imitoolbar.leftframe.1
  • Key: imitoolbar.popupbrowser.1
  • Key: imitoolbar.popupwindow.1
  • Key: software\classes\clsid\{69135bde-5fdc-4b61-98aa-82ad2091bccc}
  • Key: Software\dsktb
  • Key: Wbho.Band.1
  • Key: IMIToolbar.imiTool.1\CLSID
  • Key: IMIToolbar.imiTool\CLSID
  • Key: IMIToolbar.imiTool\CurVer
  • Key: CLSID\{69135BDE-5FDC-4B61-98AA-82AD2091BCCC}\ProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{69135BDE-5FDC-4B61-98AA-82AD2091BCCC}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{69135BDE-5FDC-4B61-98AA-82AD2091BCCC}\TypeLib
  • Key: CLSID\{E2BF1BF3-1FDB-4C93-8874-0B09E71C594C}\ProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{E2BF1BF3-1FDB-4C93-8874-0B09E71C594C}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: Interface\{7371AD3F-C419-4DC0-8E8A-E21FAFAD53E0}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{7371AD3F-C419-4DC0-8E8A-E21FAFAD53E0}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{7371AD3F-C419-4DC0-8E8A-E21FAFAD53E0}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: Interface\{98B2DDBA-6DA2-4421-AF2B-814E98F53649}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{98B2DDBA-6DA2-4421-AF2B-814E98F53649}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{98B2DDBA-6DA2-4421-AF2B-814E98F53649}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: Interface\{220959EA-B54C-4201-8DF2-1CFAC8B59FD7}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: Interface\{220959EA-B54C-4201-8DF2-1CFAC8B59FD7}\ProxyStubClsid32
  • Key: Interface\{220959EA-B54C-4201-8DF2-1CFAC8B59FD7}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: Interface\{E4458B4A-6149-4450-84F2-864ADB7E8C52}\ProxyStubClsid
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
    \{3B25D85F-06C8-45F8-9FF5-00E47B9F76AF}
  • Key: CLSID\{3B25D85F-06C8-45F8-9FF5-00E47B9F76AF}
  • Key: CLSID\{3B25D85F-06C8-45F8-9FF5-00E47B9F76AF}\InProcServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: Software\Snowball Wars
  • Key: IMIToolbar.LeftFrame\CLSID
  • Key: IMIToolbar.LeftFrame\CurVer
  • Key: CLSID\{1C896551-8B92-4907-8C06-15DB2D1F874A}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{1C896551-8B92-4907-8C06-15DB2D1F874A}\ProgID
  • Key: IMIToolbar.BottomFrame.1\CLSID
  • Key: IMIToolbar.BottomFrame\CurVer
  • Key: IMIToolbar.BottomFrame\CLSID
  • Key: CLSID\{F3155057-4C2C-4078-8576-50486693FD49}\TypeLib
  • Key: CLSID\{F3155057-4C2C-4078-8576-50486693FD49}\InprocServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: CLSID\{F3155057-4C2C-4078-8576-50486693FD49}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{F3155057-4C2C-4078-8576-50486693FD49}\ProgID
  • Key: IMIToolbar.PopupWindow.1\CLSID
  • Key: IMIToolbar.PopupWindow\CurVer
  • Key: IMIToolbar.PopupWindow\CLSID
  • Key: CLSID\{D36F70B1-7DF5-4FD4-A765-70CCC8F72CD7}\InprocServer32
    Value: ThreadingModel
  • Key: CLSID\{D36F70B1-7DF5-4FD4-A765-70CCC8F72CD7}\VersionIndependentProgID
  • Key: CLSID\{D36F70B1-7DF5-4FD4-A765-70CCC8F72CD7}\ProgID
  • Key:
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{30FCE7A3-3BA4-4EA7-BE2E-D116A601136C}
  • Key: software\microsoft\internet explorerinternet0%\Explorer Bars
    Value: {69135BDE-5FDC-4B61-98AA-82AD2091BCCC}
  • Key: software\microsoft\internet explorerinternet0%\Toolbar
    Value: {69135BDE-5FDC-4B61-98AA-82AD2091BCCC}
  • Key: Software\intexp
    Value: Version
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
    Value: {69135BDE-5FDC-4B61-98AA-82AD2091BCCC}
  • Key:
    Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{A80F2DB2-80A9-4834-8F5A-4AB70F4EF4C3}

    Value: BandCLSID
  • Key:
    Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{A80F2DB2-80A9-4834-8F5A-4AB70F4EF4C3}

    Value: CLSID
  • Key:
    Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{A80F2DB2-80A9-4834-8F5A-4AB70F4EF4C3}

    Value: MenuStatusBar
  • Key:
    Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions\{A80F2DB2-80A9-4834-8F5A-4AB70F4EF4C3}

    Value: Default Visible
  • Key: SOFTWARE\fzuk
    Value: Ts2HWND
  • Key: Software\intexp
    Value: Date
  • Key: Software\intexp
    Value: Version
  • Key: Software\intexp
    Value: Date
  • Key:
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Internet Explorer Toolbar - Intelligent Explorer

    Value: UninstallString
  • Key:
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Internet Explorer Toolbar - Intelligent Explorer

    Value: DisplayName
  • Key: Software\dsktb\DesktopToolbar
    Value: Right
  • Key: Software\dsktb\DesktopToolbar
    Value: Bottom
  • Key: Software\dsktb\DesktopToolbar
    Value: Left
  • Key: Software\dsktb\DesktopToolbar
    Value: Top
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Start Page
    Data: http://www.findthewebsiteyouneed.com
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Search Page
    Data: http://searchbar.findthewebsiteyouneed.com
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Search Bar
    Data: http://searchbar.findthewebsiteyouneed.com
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Default_Search_URL
    Data: http://searchbar.findthewebsiteyouneed.com
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search
    Value: SearchAssistant
    Data: http://searchbar.findthewebsiteyouneed.com
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Search Page
    Data: http://searchbar.findthewebsiteyouneed.com

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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall IEPlugin related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for IEPlugin entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If IEPlugin won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.


Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings
  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column
  • Find IEPlugin under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.
  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.
  • Locate programs that can be connected with IEPlugin or other related suspicious program.
  • Click Uninstall button.
  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.
  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.
  • In the list of installed programs find entries related to IEPlugin
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find IEPlugin related entries.
  • Click Remove button.

Remove IEPlugin related extensions from your browsers

IEPlugin in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool to remove unwanted browser extensions related to IEPlugin. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Spyhunter Remediation Tool. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner
  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons
  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.
  • Choose add-on possibly related to IEPlugin or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective IEPlugin removal use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.
  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/
  • In the list of add-ons find related to IEPlugin and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm IEPlugin removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • In the address bar type about:addons
  • Click Extensions tab.
  • In the list of extension locate ones related to IEPlugin.
  • Click Remove button near it.

Reset browsers search and homepage settings

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

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 Spyhunter Remediation Tool.

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 Spyhunter Remediation Tool.

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 Spyhunter Remediation Tool.


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