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Should I remove TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Chrome Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,440
United States Rank #15,960
Reach 0.0055%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.32 days
570.06 days >
Average installed length: 299.52 days

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TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Chrome Extension

What is TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Chrome Extension?

TotalRecipeSearch installs an extension into Google Chrome and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your Internet surfing behavior to send you targeted advertising.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

The Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch and may provide other search features. Default Search, Address Bar Queries, DNS Errors: If you consent to make MyWebSearch your default search service, your Internet browser default search feature will be set to MyWeb...  Read more


The primary executable is named restaurant recipes.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 1.57 MB (1,643,400 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Chrome Extension.
restaurant recipes.exe (44c97da1a4ed5f625576675ff8ef788c) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2014.0.3598 Zango
Fortinet FortiGate 10/22/2013 Adware/FunWeb
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.295 TROJ_GEN.F47V0625
VIPRE Antivirus 19448 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
TotalRecipeSearchCrxSetup.exe (f3b354b93f3c3e78e7080348122bd746) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG Zango
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/FunWeb
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
VIPRE Antivirus 22484 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\totalrecipesearch_14 chrome extension\bar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TotalRecipeSearch_14 Chrome Extension\bar\TotalRecipeSearchCrxSetup.exe /u
Estimated size: 1.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Chrome Extension

Program executable:restaurant recipes.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\totalrecipesearch_14 chrome extension\bar\restaurant recipes.exe
Additional files:
  • t8sql.dll - T8Sql (SQLite Commands)
  • TotalRecipeSearchCrxSetup.exe (by TotalRecipeSearch) - TotalRecipeSearch

How do I remove TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Chrome Extension?

Quickly and completely remove TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Chrome Extension 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 TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Chrome Extension 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 TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Chrome Extension, 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 TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Chrome Extension.
  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 TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Chrome Extension you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.44%
Windows Vista 23.38%
Windows XP 12.99%
Windows 8 5.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.33%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.06%
  United Kingdom 4.88%
  Canada 2.44%
  Greece 0.81%
  Ireland 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.43%
Dell 26.09%
Toshiba 18.84%
Acer 7.25%
Gateway 5.80%
Sony 1.45%
Samsung 1.45%
Sahara 1.45%
Medion 1.45%
Lenovo 1.45%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 4.29%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.86%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2100 2.86%
HP Pro 3130 Microtower PC 1.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C66... 1.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C65... 1.43%

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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