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Should I remove Search Guard Plus My Face LOL?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
United States Rank #35,288
Reach 0.0014%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0 100.00%

Search Guard Plus My Face LOL

What is Search Guard Plus My Face LOL?

Search Fairy is a potentially unwanted program installed into Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. The programs collects and stores information about web browsing habits and sends this information to its remote servers in order to provide injected advertising in search results and various other places. Search Assistant will also modify the browser's home page and search provider. It displays various pop-up advertisements and tracks and reports your web surfing behavior. It displays targeted search results and pop-up advertisements based on terms that the user enters for Web searches. The program also adds its own browser toolbar and installs a browser helper objects (BHO) in Internet Explorer for monitoring Web search terms and implementing the browser toolbar. It also may send event logs and other system-related information to a server, and may automatically download and install updates without notifying the user.

About  (from Make The Web Better)

Search Guard Plus and its affiliated product, the Search Guard Plus Updater (collectively, "Search Guard Plus"), provide you with an added level of online security. For browsers other then IE 8, Search Guard Plus alerts you if a third-party is attempting to change your default search provider. For IE 8 browsers, Search...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Search Guard Plus My Face LOL.
FbsSearchProviderIE8.exe (bb8d40f7b622729a49d4ca9cb18120ba) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1705 Adware.FTat.A
Commtouch SDK 5.3.2.6 W32/MTWB.A.gen!Eldorado
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.12.07.03 Malware.Win32.AMN!A2
F-Prot v6.4.6.5.141 W32/MTWB.A.gen
F-Secure 11.2013-07-12_7 Adware.FTat.A
G Data 13.12.22 Adware.FTat
K7 AntiVirus 13.147.7525 Spyware
Norman 10.20131207 W32/Suspicious_Gen3.EJJQ
nProtect 12.08.22.01 Trojan-Clicker/W32.FTat.83328
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.131205 Trojan.Win32.Generic.1253EA90
Sophos 4.80 Make The Web Better
The Hacker 6.8.0.12.341 Trojan/CI.gen
VIPRE Antivirus 12730 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.FTat.83328
VirusBuster 15.0.158.0 Adware.FTat!CDePCJQ+2QY
SearchGuardPlus.exe (b30283642397451f2f4840dbbfb00e85) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.FTat.A
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.569 Adware.FTat.A (B)
F-Secure 11.0.19020.35 Adware.FTat.A
G Data 22 Adware.FTat.A
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.4.0.0 AdWare.FTat
Malwarebytes 1.70.0.9 PUP.Fbsearch
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.FTat.A
nProtect 2013-03-21.04 Trojan-Clicker/W32.FTat.194432
The Hacker None Trojan/CI.gen
VIPRE Antivirus 16222 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.SearchGuardPlus.194432
       View all 26 all detections
Search Guard Plus My Face LOL 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 Search Guard Plus My Face LOL.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.searchguardplus.com/Uninstall.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\search guard plus
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Search Guard Plus\uninstalSGP.exe
Estimated size: 893.26 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Search Guard Plus My Face LOL

Program executable:SearchGuardPlus.exe
Name:Fast Browser Search Protection
Path:C:\Program Files\search guard plus\SearchGuardPlus.exe
MD5:1019d43e2c7aa60331d099db4930c69d
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) FbsSearchProviderIE8.exe - FbsSearchProviderIE8 Application
  • uninstalSGP.exe - uninstal SGP
  • SearchGuardPlus.exe - Fast Browser Search Protection

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SearchGuardPlus.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SearchGuardPlus.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SearchGuardPlus.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FBSearch' which loads as C:\Program Files\Search Guard Plus\SearchGuardPlus.exe.

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Or, you can uninstall Search Guard Plus My Face LOL 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 Search Guard Plus (My Face LOL), 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 Search Guard Plus My Face LOL.
  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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OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 40%
Win 8 5%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 45.00%
Windows 7 30.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 20.00%
Windows 8 Pro 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.07%
  Spain 7.41%
  Canada 7.41%
  Australia 3.70%
  Great Britain 3.70%
  United Kingdom 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.32%
Acer 21.05%
American Megatrends 15.79%
Gateway 10.53%
ASUS 10.53%
Toshiba 5.26%
Sony 5.26%
Hewlett-Packard 5.26%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 537 11.11%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 5.56%
Sony VGN-FW245J 5.56%
P4i6G P4i65G 5.56%
MSI MS-7350 5.56%
Hewlett-Packard SLIC-MPC 5.56%

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