MyWebSearch is a toolbar that quite a few third party software developers bundle
with their "free" software. It is a search and error page hijacker that can be
fairly tricky to remove. Smileycentral.com is probably the largest website
pushing this toolbar. This toolbar will quite likely slow the speed of IE web
browsing and searching due to the hijackings.
There MIGHT be a built in uninstaller for some people called mywebsearch in
your add/remove programs.
Processes (may or may not exist):
Tip: this is only a list of known files/locations. You will want to do a
search by the name of the file to see if they're on your system.
A while back I wrote a guide to
Register/remove DLL or AX
files which you will need if you don't know how to unregister these files.
is in several locations so you'll need to search for them and unregister +
delete them in every location you find.
Clean your Registry:
be back to normal IF this was your only problem. I suggest you post in our HJT
forum since its not likely that this is your only bug.
Read this first