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Should I remove Funmoods Web Search?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,209
United States Rank #6,070
Reach 0.0851%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 39.60 days
1168.17 days >
Average installed length: 613.79 days

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Funmoods Web Search

What is Funmoods Web Search?

Installs a Mindspark toolbar in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Mindspark so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. FunMoods toolbar gives no or little satisfaction to its users, but a profound desire to get rid of FunMoods browser extension is in place. The toolbar is but a part of the problem as occasional but inevitable redirects in the course of browser search leading to the toolbar related website burden users even more.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

With funmoods, you get an easy to use, fun and cool interface where you can add the regular Facebook emoticons with one click- no need to type in the code! Now you can add funmoods free emoticons and animations directly into any email, blog or forum. Easily add smileys into the email with one easy click. Insert smileys...  Read more

Overview

The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is funmoodssrv.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 2.01 MB (2,109,390 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Funmoods Web Search.
funmoodssrv.exe (c076c8e973da52b34f79f646072e5868) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0143 Adware.Funmoods.1
ESET-NOD32 7.8356 Win32/Toolbar.Funmoods
Malwarebytes v2013.05.23.08 PUP.FunMoods
Sophos 4.89 Funmoods Toolbar
escorTlbr.dll (5757860dc188218396fe9e5d1d7d0f58) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Funmoods.1
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 8504 Win32/Toolbar.Funmoods
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.FunMoods
Sophos 4.90.0 Funmoods Toolbar
escortEng.dll (5c8cbd98a90e5b8007be9e63720d38a5) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Funmoods.1
ESET-NOD32 9110 Win32/Toolbar.Funmoods
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.FunMoods
Sophos 4.95.0 Funmoods Toolbar
escortApp.dll (e31194cd38b2da193d0130a1abced783) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Funmoods.1
ESET-NOD32 9110 Win32/Toolbar.Funmoods
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.FunMoods
Sophos 4.95.0 Funmoods Toolbar
uninstall.exe (aaea183a95a587a275fe0d0244b5fbc1) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Funmoods.1
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.FunMoods
Sophos 4.95.0 Funmoods Toolbar
escortShld.dll (337ea7bb94f14aa9faa39059f3abfdc0) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Funmoods.1
ESET-NOD32 9141 Win32/Toolbar.Funmoods
       View all 22 all detections
Funmoods Web Search has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Funmoods Web Search.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: start.funmoods.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Funmoods\1.5.23.22
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\Funmoods\1.5.23.22\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Funmoods Web Search

Program executable:funmoodssrv.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Funmoods
Signed by:Volonet Ltd
Path:C:\Program Files\Funmoods\1.5.23.22\funmoodssrv.exe
MD5:c076c8e973da52b34f79f646072e5868
FunMoods toolbar installs a Mindspark toolbar in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Mindspark so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar.
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) escortApp.dll (by Funmoods) - Funmoods
  • (Malware detected) escortEng.dll (by Funmoods)
  • (Malware detected) escorTlbr.dll
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) escortShld.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Extension
  • escorTlbr.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • escorTlbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Savevid Toolbar powered by Search-Results' with the class of {13be918c-a6b4-40d3-9b2a-04920e8755ed}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

funmoodssrv.exe
Memory:1.32 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0501228615%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04418501%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00593785%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Funmoods Web Search?

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Or, you can uninstall Funmoods Web Search 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 Funmoods Web Search, 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 Funmoods Web Search.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Funmoods Web Search you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.48%
Windows Vista 9.63%
Windows XP 8.63%
Windows 8 2.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.60%
Windows 7 Professional 6.93%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.74%
  Brazil 6.55%
  Germany 4.39%
  Iran 4.32%
  United Kingdom 3.97%
  Japan 3.48%
  Israel 2.93%
  Spain 2.44%
  Italy 2.44%
  Canada 1.60%
  France 1.11%
  Colombia 1.05%
  Belgium 1.05%
  Argentina 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.94%
Dell 19.82%
Acer 18.13%
Toshiba 8.55%
ASUS 7.77%
GIGABYTE 5.44%
Samsung 2.46%
Lenovo 1.68%
Intel 0.78%
Sahara 0.78%
American Megatrends 0.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.82%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.04%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.53%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.53%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.02%

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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