How to remove the mybar virus
Most antivirus programs identify mybar.dll as malware, such as TrendMicro identifies it as GRAY_Gen.4X1839 or TROJ_GEN.R4CC4HE, and BitDefender identifies it as Application.Bho.My.Way.Speedbar.F or Adware.Toolbar.Myway.A.
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Mybar.dll file information
The process known as My Way Speedbar belongs to software My Way Speedbar for Internet Explorer and Netscape or Ford Racing (version 3 Demo) by My Way (www.doxdesk.com/parasite/MySearch.html) or MyWay.com (www.myway.com).
Description: The file mybar.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (generally C:\Program Files\MyWay\myBar\1.bin\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 245,760 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 233,472 bytes and 6 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 0494D0D1-F8E0-41ad-92A3-14154ECE70AC or 4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-C0FF-FD75B9D5FA7D. The program has no visible window. Mybar.dll is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. Mybar.dll is not a Windows core file. mybar.dll is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 59% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you still experience problems with mybar.dll, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Mall Tycoon or My Way Speedbar.
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If mybar.dll is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 820,736 bytes. It is a file without information about the developer of this file. File mybar.dll is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. It is able to change the behavior or monitor Internet Explorer. There is no detailed description of this service. Mybar.dll is not a Windows system file.
External information from Tony Klein:
- This BHO (Mybar.dll) is related to My Way Speedbar
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mybar.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mybar.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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