74,139,804 programs installed

Should I remove MySearch?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,820
United States Rank #17,203
Reach 0.0371%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.78 days
494.98 days >
Average installed length: 260.08 days


VersionDistribution 0.19% 0.19% 13.44% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 1.34% 0.19% 1.54% 0.19% 17.66% 0.19% 0.38% 0.96% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 19.00% 1.73% 1.15% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 1.54% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.38% 0.19% 0.19% 0.38% 0.96% 0.19% 1.54% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.38% 4.03% 0.19% 0.19%
78 versions


What is MySearch?

MySearch is an adware browser extension that will display banner and text-context link ads aimed to promote the installation of additional questionable content including web browser toolbars, optimization utilities and other products. It will cause random web page text is turned into hyperlinks and may also lead to the installation of other unwanted adware programs to be installed without the user's knowledge.
The software uses the JustPlugIt cross browser framework and uses WebPick's InstalleRex distribution service.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named jjXKgExOR.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 433 files and is usually about 635.98 KB (651,248 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in MySearch.
jjXKgExOR.exe (307a1013b73429aea7aaf426f863f9ea) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.06.20 Dropper/Win32.Preloader
avast! 2014.9-140620 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG 2015.0.3438 Generic5
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BHO.77
ESET-NOD32 8.9968 a variant of Win32/AdWare.MultiPlug.Y
McAfee 5600.7094 Artemis!307A1013B734
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7094 Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious.H
VIPRE Antivirus 30454 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
MySearch has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: MySearch
URL: justplug.it
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\mysearch
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\MySearch\jjXKgExOR.exe" /s /n /C:"ExecuteCommands;UninstallCommands" ""
Estimated size: 635.98 KB

Program filesFiles installed by MySearch

Program executable:jjXKgExOR.exe (Malware detected)
Name:plans processing with
the integrity
  • setup.exe (by Setup) - Setup

How do I remove MySearch?

Quickly and completely remove MySearch from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall MySearch 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 MySearch, 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 MySearch.
  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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Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.52%
Windows 8 24.76%
Windows XP 5.37%
Windows Vista 1.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.11%
Windows 7 Professional 13.10%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.97%
Windows 8.1 5.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.48%
  India 6.31%
  Indonesia 3.78%
  BD 2.88%
  Mexico 2.70%
  Chile 2.52%
  United Kingdom 2.52%
  Romania 2.52%
  Egypt 2.52%
  MA 2.34%
  Argentina 2.34%
  Hong Kong 2.16%
  Thailand 2.16%
  Singapore 1.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.56%
Acer 20.98%
Dell 18.39%
ASUS 10.34%
Lenovo 7.76%
Toshiba 7.18%
Intel 2.59%
Samsung 1.44%
American Megatrends 0.86%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.03%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.36%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.36%
ASUS All Series 2.68%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.68%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.01%


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