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TROJAN.ADWARE.MYWEBSEARCH DETAILS

Virus Name  : Adware.MyWebSearch

Alias             : AdInstaller.FunWeb, AdTool.MyWebSearch, AdWare.FunWeb.gen, Adware.Myway, Adware:W32/FunWeb, Artemis!E2EF8C1E4425, not-a-virus:AdTool.Win32.MyWebSearch, Win32:FunWeb [PUP]

Virus type    : Adware

Threat level : Medium

Virus details :

                     MywebSearch is an adware and search toolbar that allows the user to search popular search engines. It may be bundled with certain third-party software installation programs or may be downloaded from the program's website. It is a part of funweb products and some versions of kazza. It is packed with funweb products given below.

•SmileyCentral
•PopSwatter
•HistorySwatter
•Incredimail free version
•Popular Screen Savers
•Cursor Mania
•FunBuddyIcons
•MyFunCards
•MyMailStationary
•MyMailSignature
•MyMailStamps
•MySpeedBar
•MyWay Search Assistant
•FunWebProducts

                     Myway spyware attaches to the browser helping objects (BHO) and system executable files like winlogon.exe to load automatically. It uses stealth techniques to avoid detection and removal. It monitors the user's browsing habits and sends to the MyWay server. The relevant ads are displayed according to user habits.                 

                     It is also known as AdInstaller.FunWeb, AdTool.MyWebSearch, AdWare.FunWeb.gen, Adware.Myway, Adware:W32/FunWeb, Artemis!E2EF8C1E4425, not-a-virus:AdTool.Win32.MyWebSearch, Win32:FunWeb [PUP], MyWay Searchbar, MyWay Speedbar, MyWay Search Assistant, or MyWeb Searchbar.

Removing Mywebsearch adware Manually?

                   This adware may create an uninstaller home.mywebsearch.com or any related term that can be accessed from the Control Panel.

For Windows 8, 7 and Vista, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel>Programs and features >Uninstall a Program
For XP, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel>Add or Remove Programs

If an uninstaller is not available or if you do not want to use the uninstaller that is provided, you can use the Solo Antivirus to remove this adware from your computer.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated Adware.MyWebSearch in its signature file to protect users from this worm attack. Solo antivirus registered users are already protected from this adware. Make sure that you have installed registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats.

Also you should follow safe computing procedure given below to avoid malware threats.

Downloading Operating system updates frequently or set it to update automatically to fix vulnerabilities.
• By disabling Autorun for (CD/USB) you can stop pen drive viruses
• Do not allow file sharing or protect it with a strong password
• While browsing the web, do not allow unnecessary activeX and other downloads in your system.

• Do not open suspicious email attachments.

How to remove this Adware?

                   Solo antivirus can detect and remove Adware.MyWebSearch safely. If you are already infected with this adware, you can remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus software.  Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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