How to remove the mysrchas virus
Most antivirus programs identify mysrchas.dll as malware, for example Avast identifies it as Win32:Adware-gen [Adw], and TrendMicro identifies it as ADWARE_MYSEARCH or ADW_MYWAY.
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Mysrchas.dll file information
The process known as My Way Search Assistant or My Search Search Assistant belongs to software My Way Search Assistant for Internet Explorer or My Search - Search Assistant by My Way (www.doxdesk.com/parasite/MySearch.html) or My Search (mysearch.com).
Description: mysrchas.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 98,304 bytes (44% of all occurrences), 69,632 bytes, 81,920 bytes or 86,016 bytes.
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 04079851-5845-4dea-848C-3ECD647AA554. The program has no visible window. Mysrchas.dll is able to monitor Internet browser. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 59% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
There is a possibility to uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify mysrchas.dll related errors
External information from Tony Klein:
- This BHO (MYSRCHAS.DLL) is related to MyWay Search Assistant
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mysrchas.dll, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mysrchas.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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