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What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,383
United States Rank #40,867
Reach 0.0020%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.11 days
475.37 days >
Average installed length: 249.77 days

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SoccerInferno Internet Explorer Toolbar

What is SoccerInferno Internet Explorer Toolbar?

From the Terms of Service: "As part of the download process for the Toolbar, you may be given the option to reset your Internet browser's homepage to an Ask homepage product and/or reset your new tab page to an Ask new tab product. If you do not wish to reset your homepage and/or new tab page to the Ask homepage and/or Ask new tab product(s), you can decline/opt-out of these features by checking or unchecking the appropriate box(es) during the download process for the Toolbar."

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

By downloading the Toolbar, you will be installing a toolbar in your Internet browser (which may include both your active browser and any other compatible Internet browser(s) resident on your computer), and any supported email functions and/or chat functions with one or more of the following features provided by Mindsp...  Read more

Overview

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 j2Bar.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 7.67 MB (8,040,095 bytes).
  • 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 SoccerInferno Internet Explorer Toolbar.
j2Bar.dll (55bb146847cf8fc07253de6ab20041a9) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140111 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3598 Zango
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clodef3.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 8.9169 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.W
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
nProtect 13.12.13.01 Adware/W32.Agent.712264
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.14109 PE:Malware.MyWebSearch!6.1DA
VIPRE Antivirus 24316 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
j2SrcAs.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
j2medint.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
j2barsvc.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)
j2SrchMn.exe (fb85f333d10b1475650c4304f99a1ece) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 Trojan/Win32.Generic
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Skodna.Generic.AOF
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Cloddd7.Trojan.8c0b
Dr.Web Adware.MyWebSearch.47
ESET-NOD32 9262 Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.W
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10766 Trojan ( 0047e1181 )
K7GW 9.175.10766 Trojan ( 0047e1181 )
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.57029 Trojan.Win32.MyWebSearch.crhhqy
nProtect 2014-01-08.01 Trojan/W32.Agent.44784.D
VIPRE Antivirus 25210 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)
j2brmon.exe (35d6caaa9e4d82974a74dbdb53801f98) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 Trojan/win32.agent.gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 AdInstaller.FunWeb
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clodc29.Trojan.ff33
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.38
ESET-NOD32 9264 Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.W
VIPRE Antivirus 25220 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
NPj2Stub.dll (6f31a84f300128aa0230dd7d0e43c0f1) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Zango
ESET-NOD32 8770 Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.T
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/Mywebsearch.H2.gen!Eldorado
VIPRE Antivirus 21224 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
       View all 104 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.mindspark.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SoccerInferno\bar\1.bin
Uninstaller: rundll32 "C:\Program Files\SoccerInferno\bar\1.bin\j2Bar.dll",O mindsparktoolbarkey="SoccerInferno" uninstalltype="IE"
Estimated size: 7.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SoccerInferno Internet Explorer Toolbar

Program module:j2Bar.dll (Malware detected)
Name:MindSpark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer and Firefox
Mindspark Toolbar Platform
Path:C:\Program Files\SoccerInferno\bar\1.bin\j2Bar.dll
MD5:55bb146847cf8fc07253de6ab20041a9
My Web Search by the Mindspark Interactive Network is a browser toolbar, part of the Fun Web Products suite of potentially unwanted applications such as Smiley Central, Cursor Mania, Popular Screensavers and others. The toolbar provides...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) j2bar.dll - MindSpark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer and Firefox (MindSpark Toolbar Platform)
  • j2highin.exe - Run a MindSpark DLL as an App
  • j2medint.exe
  • j2regfft.dll
  • j2regiet.dll
  • T8EPMSUP.DLL - Mindspark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer and Firefox (Mindspark Toolbar Platform)
  • j2hkstub.dll - MindSpark Toolbar Platform IE Search Box Protector Stub
  • j2reghk.dll - MindSpark Toolbar Platform IE Search Box Protector
  • (Malware detected) APPINTEGRATOR.EXE - Mindspark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer
  • (Malware detected) AppIntegrator64.exe
  • APPINTEGRATORSTUB.DLL
  • AppIntegratorStub64.dll
  • ASSISTMONITOR.DLL
  • ASSISTMONITOR64.DLL
  • CREXT.DLL
  • CrExtPj2.exe
  • DPNMNGR.DLL
  • HKFXMGR.DLL
  • HKFXMGR64.DLL
  • HPG.DLL
  • Hpg64.dll
  • (Malware detected) j2barsvc.exe
  • j2bprtct.dll
  • j2datact.dll
  • j2dlghk.dll
  • j2dlghk64.dll
  • j2feedmg.dll
  • j2htmlmu.dll
  • j2httpct.dll
  • j2idle.dll
  • j2mlbtn.dll
  • j2Plugin.dll
  • j2script.dll
  • j2skin.dll
  • j2skplay.exe
  • (Malware detected) j2SrcAs.dll
  • T8EXTEX.DLL
  • T8EXTPEX.DLL
  • T8HTML.DLL
  • T8RES.DLL
  • T8TICKER.DLL
  • (Malware detected) j2SrchMn.exe - MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor
  • (Malware detected) NPj2Stub.dll - MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plugin Stub (MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows)
  • j2auxstb.dll - MindSpark Toolbar Platform
  • j2auxstb64.dll - Mindspark Toolbar Platform
  • j2ieovr.dll
  • j2radio.dll - MindSpark Radio
  • (Malware detected) j2brmon.exe - VER_ (VER_DESCRIPTION)
  • j2brstub.dll
  • BOOTSTRAP.JS
  • EXEMANAGER.DLL
  • INSTALL.RDF
  • installKeys.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • j2SrcAs.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Search Assistant BHO' with the class of {f824e4e5-a29a-4700-acd4-99f3c8e214ee}.
  • j2bar.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
  • j2bar.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • j2bar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Music Toolbar (Dist. by iMesh, Inc.)' with the class of {282b0e54-8981-49eb-9193-5910a1f6fd33}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • j2SrcAs.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.
  • j2bar.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
  • j2bar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'FindYourMaps' with a class of {CC4BADAD-F6A0-45E2-B538-A7C49ACBF6C5}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • NPj2Stub.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name [email protected]/Plugin' with a plugin key of [email protected]/Plugin' for all users of the PC.
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
  • j2barsvc.exe runs as a service named 'WebfettiService' (Webfetti_52Service).
3 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.
  • j2brmon.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ctfmon.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files3\rundll32.exe C:\Program Files3\lni28.dat,FG00.
7 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • j2medint.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SuddenlyMusic Search Scope Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files2\SUDDEN~2\bar\2.bin\93srchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h.
  • AppIntegrator64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RadioRage AppIntegrator 64-bit' which loads as C:\Program Files2\RADIOR~2\bar\1.bin\AppIntegrator64.exe.
  • j2brmon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RadioRage AppIntegrator 32-bit' which loads as C:\Program Files2\RADIOR~2\bar\1.bin\AppIntegrator.exe.
  • APPINTEGRATOR.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'KnowtheBible Search Scope Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files2\BIBLET~2\bar\1.bin\4lsrchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h.
  • j2bar.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HeadlineAlley' which loads as rundll32 C:\Program Files1\HEADLI~2\bar\1.bin\29bar.dll,S.
  • j2barsvc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DailyBibleGuide Search Scope Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files2\DAILYB~2\bar\1.bin\2vsrchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h.
  • Plus 1 more
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • j2brmon.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ConnecitfyTemp c' which loads as cmd /Q /C "rmdir /S /Q C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\Connectify\c".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

j2highin.exe
Memory:2.15 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0020603325%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00137664%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00068370%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,200
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:13 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:669 Bytes
105.02 KB average
j2medint.exe
Memory:2.25 MB
Total CPU:0.0011411218%
Kernel CPU:0.00073377%
User CPU:0.00040735%
CPU cycles/sec:2,741
I/O reads/min:30 Bytes
I/O writes/min:9 Bytes
j2SrchMn.exe
Memory:925.71 KB
Total CPU:0.0001043500%
Kernel CPU:0.00009643%
User CPU:0.00000792%
CPU cycles/sec:3,456
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes

How do I remove SoccerInferno Internet Explorer Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall SoccerInferno 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 SoccerInferno 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 SoccerInferno 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 SoccerInferno Internet Explorer Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8 21%
 
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 7 58.33%
Windows Vista 20.83%
Windows 8 20.83%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.83%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.33%
Windows 8 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.05%
  United Kingdom 18.92%
  Australia 5.41%
  UG 2.70%
  Singapore 2.70%
  Norway 2.70%
  Mexico 2.70%
  Portugal 2.70%
  BA 2.70%
  Canada 2.70%
  Slovakia 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 26.09%
Hewlett-Packard 21.74%
Acer 13.04%
ASUS 13.04%
Dell 8.70%
Lenovo 8.70%
Apple 4.35%
Samsung 4.35%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L30... 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite L515 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 4.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 4.55%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 4.55%

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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