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
level : Medium
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.
•Incredimail free version
•Popular Screen Savers
•MyWay Search Assistant
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
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
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.
to remove this Adware?
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infected with this adware, you can remove it from
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