How to remove the mwssrcas virus
Most antivirus programs identify mwssrcas.dll as malware, e.g. BitDefender identifies it as Adware.Bundler.Funwebproducts.A, and Kaspersky identifies it as not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch.
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Mwssrcas.dll file information
The process known as MyWebSearch Search Assistant or MyWaySearch Search Assistant belongs to software MyWebSearch Search Assistant for Internet Explorer or MyWaySearch Search Assistant for Internet Explorer or Uninstall LitPlan (version 2003) by MyWebSearch.com (www.mywebsearch.com) or MyWay.com (www.myway.com).
Description: mwssrcas.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - e.g. C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\SrchAstt\2.bin\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 57,344 bytes (76% of all occurrences), 61,440 bytes and 11 more variants.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your Internet browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as your browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. The unique ID of this BHO is 00A6FAF1-072E-44cf-8957-5838F569A31D. The program is not visible. The file is able to monitor Internet browser. File mwssrcas.dll is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In the event of any problems with mwssrcas.dll, you could also do the following:
1) uninstall the software My Web Search Bar or TDH Autoplay using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs)
2) look for help on the Funwebproducts's website.
Recommended: Identify mwssrcas.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This BHO (MWSSRCAS.DLL) is related to MyWebSearch
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mwssrcas.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mwssrcas.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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