Friday, 28 June 2013

What is Search Assistant WebSearch 1.74 and how to remove it?

Search Assistant WebSearch 1.74 - Search Assistant SProtector

What is Search Assistant WebSearch 1.74?

Search Assistant WebSearch 1.74 is adware developed by Search Assistant SProtector. The main module comes bundled with other malware. It installs a browser helper object which collects information about your browsing habits, including visited websites and search terms. Third-party advertising networks use this information to display relevant ads when browsing the internet. Please note that Search Assistant WebSearch 1.74 may display pop up ads and also inject ads into websites you visit. What is more, this adware may change your home page and default search engine. Some variants of this application may block any attempt to change your search engine. The main file sprotector.dll has been flagged as malicious by at least 14 antivirus products. Detection: Adware.BGuard.B, Worm.SProtector.Gen, ADW_SPROTECT, a variant of Win32/SProtector.A. I recommend you to remove Search Assistant WebSearch 1.74 from your computer and run a full system scan with recommended anti-malware software.

File name: sprotector.dll
Publisher: Search Assistant SProtector
File Location Windows XP: C:\Program Files\websearch\sprotector.dll
File Location Windows 7: C:\Program Files\websearch\sprotector.dll

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