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Should I remove FindYourMaps Internet Explorer Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,423
United States Rank #18,830
Reach 0.0036%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.74 days
110.31 days >
Average installed length: 57.96 days

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FindYourMaps Internet Explorer Toolbar

Overview

FindYourMaps Internet Explorer Toolbar is a program developed by Mindspark Interactive Network. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is dpBar.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 63 files and is usually about 10.13 MB (10,616,841 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 94% of users of FindYourMaps Internet Explorer Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in FindYourMaps Internet Explorer Toolbar.
dpBar.dll (6eae99b0bd80a16a148bb37dd84b71db) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.11.21 PUP/Win32.MyWebSearch
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 RiskWare[WebToolbar:not-a-virus]/Win32.MyWebSearch
avast! 2014.9-141122 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3283 MyWebSearch
AVware 1.5.0.21 MyWebSearch.J (v)
Baidu-International 4.0.3.141122 Adware.Win32.MyWebSearch.bQ
ESET-NOD32 8.10755 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.AJ
Fortinet FortiGate 11/22/2014 Riskware/MyWebSearch
G Data 14.11.24 Win32.Adware.Mindspark
Kaspersky 14.0.0.2909 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch
Malwarebytes v2014.11.22.04 PUP.Optional.MindSpark
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.WebToolbar.30b
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Wsuo
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.326 Suspicious_GEN.F47V1106
VIPRE Antivirus 34964 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
Zillya 2.0.0.1988 Adware.MyWebSearch.Win32.1702
dpSrcAs.dll (aa5270eb6804dadda21905c65f2ab255) has been flagged by the following 17 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.11.21.00 PUP/Win32.MyWebSearch
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 RiskWare[WebToolbar:not-a-virus]/Win32.MyWebSearch
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 15.0.0.4189 MyWebSearch
AVware 1.5.0.21 MyWebSearch.J (v)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.MyWebSearch.bQ
ESET-NOD32 10755 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.AK
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/MyWebSearch
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Mindspark.C
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch.si
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.MyWebSearch.si.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.MindSpark
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.WebToolbar.30b
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Lndy
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V1106
VIPRE Antivirus 34964 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
Zillya 2.0.0.1988 Adware.MyWebSearch.Win32.902
APPINTEGRATOR.EXE (b83db01d9e4bd53c9b65214806b54eb7) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.11.21.00 PUP/Win32.MyWebSearch
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 15.0.0.4189 MyWebSearch
AVware 1.5.0.21 MyWebSearch.J (v)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.MyWebSearch.bQ
ESET-NOD32 10755 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.AJ
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/MyWebSearch
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Mindspark.C
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch.si
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.MyWebSearch.si.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.MindSpark
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.WebToolbar.30b
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Pepp
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V1106
VIPRE Antivirus 34964 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
Zillya 2.0.0.1988 Adware.MyWebSearch.Win32.1695
dpmedint.exe (4de35f24efb8446518e0586fd54043b8) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.10.25.00 PUP/Win32.MyWebSearch
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 14.0.0.4040 MyWebSearch
AVware 1.5.0.21 MyWebSearch.J (v)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.MyWebSearch.bQ
ESET-NOD32 10616 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.AJ
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/MyWebSearch
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Mindspark.C
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1225 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch.si
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.MyWebSearch.si.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.MindSpark
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.WebToolbar.30b
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Pial
VIPRE Antivirus 34214 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
Zillya 2.0.0.1966 Adware.MyWebSearch.Win32.1392
dpbarsvc.exe (eb0b3c1577773cb81ebc0a2507fccfdc) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.10.25.00 PUP/Win32.MyWebSearch
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 14.0.0.4040 MyWebSearch
AVware 1.5.0.21 MyWebSearch.J (v)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.MyWebSearch.bQ
ESET-NOD32 10616 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.AE
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/MyWebSearch
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Mindspark.C
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1225 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch.si
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.MyWebSearch.si.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.MindSpark
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.WebToolbar.30b
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Ajlj
VIPRE Antivirus 34214 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
AppIntegrator64.exe (dde9c9b89b413a5868d7358511db5a6a) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.10.25.00 PUP/Win32.MyWebSearch
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 14.0.0.4040 MyWebSearch
AVware 1.5.0.21 MyWebSearch.J (v)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.MyWebSearch.bQ
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1225 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch.si
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.MindSpark
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.WebToolbar.30b
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Wwof
VIPRE Antivirus 34214 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.mindspark.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FindYourMaps_dp\bar\1.bin
Uninstaller: rundll32 "C:\Program Files\FindYourMaps_dp\bar\1.bin\dpBar.dll",O mindsparktoolbarkey="FindYourMaps_dp" uninstalltype=IE
Estimated size: 10.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FindYourMaps Internet Explorer Toolbar

Program module:dpBar.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Mindspark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer
Mindspark Toolbar Platform
Path:C:\Program Files\FindYourMaps_dp\bar\1.bin\dpBar.dll
MD5:6eae99b0bd80a16a148bb37dd84b71db
Additional files:
  • AppIntegrator.exe - Mindspark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer (Mindspark Toolbar Platform)
  • AppIntegrator64.exe
  • AppIntegratorStub.dll
  • AppIntegratorStub64.dll
  • AssistMonitor.dll
  • AssistMonitor64.dll
  • BAT.dll
  • CrExt.dll
  • CrExtPdp.exe
  • dpbar.dll
  • dpbarsvc.exe
  • dpbprtct.dll
  • dpdatact.dll
  • dpdlghk.dll
  • dpdlghk64.dll
  • dpfeedmg.dll
  • dphighin.exe
  • dphkstub.dll
  • dphtmlmu.dll
  • dphttpct.dll
  • dpidle.dll
  • dpmedint.exe
  • dpmlbtn.dll
  • DpnMngr.dll
  • dpPlugin.dll
  • dpreghk.dll
  • dpregiet.dll
  • dpscript.dll
  • dpskin.dll
  • dpskplay.exe
  • dpSrcAs.dll
  • HiddenToolbarReminder.dll
  • HkFxMgr.dll
  • HkFxMgr64.dll
  • HPG.DLL
  • Hpg64.dll
  • InstallEnabler.dll
  • t8EPMSup.dll
  • T8EXTEX.DLL
  • T8EXTPEX.DLL
  • T8HTML.DLL
  • t8Res.dll
  • T8TICKER.DLL
  • ToolbarGuard.dll
  • ToolbarGuard64.dll
  • Verify.dll
  • TPIManagerConsole.exe - TPIManager (Third-Party Product Installer)
  • dptpinst.dll - ThirdPartyInstaller Module
  • installKeys.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • dpSrcAs.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FindYourMaps' with the class of {f824e4e5-a29a-4700-acd4-99f3c8e214ee}.
  • dpbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Toolbar BHO' with the class of {c9356c23-e3f1-4582-8863-ce9c5bee7449}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • dpbar.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • dpbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Music Toolbar (Dist. by Musiclab, Inc.)' with the class of {cfc3366e-c743-48b5-a136-642e86be865e}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • dpSrcAs.dll is loaded in Internet Explorer as a URL search hook using the CLSID {83f47060-83bb-4b38-aa9d-dd8111f79566} and is used by IE to redirect the address of an unknown typed URLs.
  • dpbar.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'McAfee SiteAdvisor Toolbar' with a class of {0EBBBE48-BAD4-4B4C-8E5A-516ABECAE064} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • dpbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'FindYourMaps' with a class of {CC4BADAD-F6A0-45E2-B538-A7C49ACBF6C5}.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • AppIntegrator64.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named OnlineMapFinder AppIntegrator 64-bit_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
  • APPINTEGRATOR.EXE is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named OnlineMapFinder AppIntegrator 32-bit_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
Service
  • dpbarsvc.exe runs as a service named 'MindDabbleService' (MindDabble_4pService).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • APPINTEGRATOR.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerSuite' and executes as "C:\Program Files1\Uniblue\POWERS~1\launcher.exe" delay 20000 -m.
  • AppIntegrator64.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Hoolapp Android' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\HOOLAP~1\Hoolapp.exe" /Minimized.
5 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • AppIntegrator64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FromDocToPDF AppIntegrator 32-bit' which loads as C:\Program Files2\FROMDO~1\bar\1.bin\AppIntegrator.exe.
  • dpmedint.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FromDocToPDF AppIntegrator 64-bit' which loads as C:\Program Files2\FROMDO~1\bar\1.bin\AppIntegrator64.exe.
  • APPINTEGRATOR.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FindYourMaps AppIntegrator 32-bit' which loads as C:\Program Files2\FINDYO~2\bar\1.bin\AppIntegrator.exe.
  • dpbarsvc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'My Scrap Nook Search Scope Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files2\MYSCRA~2\bar\1.bin\12srchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h.
  • dpbar.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WeatherBlink' which loads as rundll32 C:\Program Files1\WEATHE~2\bar\1.bin\gcbar.dll,S.

How do I remove FindYourMaps Internet Explorer Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall FindYourMaps Internet Explorer Toolbar from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FindYourMaps Internet Explorer Toolbar, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove FindYourMaps Internet Explorer Toolbar.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by FindYourMaps Internet Explorer Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 8 53%
Win XP 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 52.94%
Windows 7 35.29%
Windows Vista 9.80%
Windows XP 1.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 29.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.41%
Windows 8.1 17.65%
Windows 7 Professional 5.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.19%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  Australia 1.16%
  Canada 1.16%
  New Zealand 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.17%
Hewlett-Packard 31.91%
Toshiba 14.89%
Acer 8.51%
Lenovo 2.13%
GIGABYTE 2.13%
Gateway 2.13%
ASUS 2.13%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.92%
Dell Inspiron 20 Model 30... 1.96%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 1.96%
Dell Dimension C521 1.96%
Compaq Presario 061 PN211... 1.96%
ASUSTeK U52F 1.96%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com

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