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What is 49srchmn.exe?

49srchmn.exe is part of MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor and developed by MindSpark according to the 49srchmn.exe version information.

49srchmn.exe's description is "MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor"

49srchmn.exe is digitally signed by Mindspark Interactive Network.

49srchmn.exe is usually located in the 'C:\PROGRA~2\READIN~2\bar\1.bin\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected 49srchmn.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameMindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchSco..
Company nameMindSpark
File descriptionMindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchSco..
Internal namet8SrchMn
Original filenamet8SrchMn.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright ? 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, ..
Product version2, 3, 0, 0
File version1, 0, 0, 12

The following is the available information on 49srchmn.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameMindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor
Company nameMindSpark
File descriptionMindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor
Internal namet8SrchMn
Original filenamet8SrchMn.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright ? 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Product version2, 3, 0, 0
File version1, 0, 0, 12

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMindspark Interactive Network
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA
Certificate serial number41730eb0e6d92a476e16628a0dbefb36

VirusTotal report

8 of the 48 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the 49srchmn.exe file.

ScannerDetection Name
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.Generic.gen
AVG BuySkodna.Generic.AOF
Comodo ApplicUnwnt.Win32.MyWebSearch.~AAB
DrWeb Adware.MyWebSearch.47
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.W
K7AntiVirus Trojan ( 0047e1181 )
K7GW Trojan ( 0047e1181 )
VIPRE BuyMyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
8 of the 48 anti-virus programs detected the 49srchmn.exe file.

49srchmn.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove 49srchmn.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the 49srchmn.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that 49srchmn.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer: http://www.freefixer.com/download.html
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate 49srchmn.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the 49srchmn.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate 49srchmn.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
    C:\PROGRA~2\READIN~2\bar\1.bin\49srchmn.exe
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the 49srchmn.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If 49srchmn.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If 49srchmn.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If 49srchmn.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that 49srchmn.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above








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Filename variants

49srchmn.exe may also use other filenames. The most common variants are listed below:

Folder name variants

49srchmn.exe may also be located in other folders than C:\PROGRA~2\READIN~2\bar\1.bin\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5cca818a157a991cfd0b0d17c0c6d4ecd
SHA256886e8ba792af1250b359c8ccd8834f4d7d77badc3e8deae9cb6d8e8577842df7

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to 49srchmn.exe:

49srchmn.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

49srchmn.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor has stopped working.

End Program - 49srchmn.exe. This program is not responding.

49srchmn.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

49srchmn.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with 49srchmn.exe?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what other users chose to do with 49srchmn.exe:

User vote results: There were 5 votes to remove and 3 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with 49srchmn.exe. Only 8 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.

Comments

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