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NewSearch 4

What is NewSearch 4?

The New Search adware program injects advertisements with its affiliate ad providers in order to serve a number of ad types including banner, inline text links and popups.
These ads are aimed to promote the installation of additional questionable content including web browser toolbars, optimization utilities and other products.

Once infected by this common symptoms include:
- Random web page text is turned into hyperlinks.
- Web pages become extremely slow to download due to the multiple ads.
- Browser popups appear which recommend fake updates or other software.
- Other unwanted adware programs might get installed without the user's knowledge.


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named NewSearch 4.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 993.11 KB (1,016,943 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Your Company Name
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\STAIRS\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0650930F-1177-46EE-9811-5C834D89DBE0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 993.11 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by NewSearch 4

Program executable:NewSearch 4.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\STAIRS\Debug\NewSearch 4.exe
Additional files:
  • AxInterop.InetCtlsObjects.dll
  • AxInterop.SHDocVw.dll
  • dten600.dll (by dtSearch (www.dtsearch.com)) - dtSearch Text Retrieval Engine
  • dtSearchEngine6.dll - Assembly imported from type library dtengine
  • dtSearchNetAPI.dll
  • dtsearchNetApi2.dll (by dtSearch) - dtSearch Dynamic Link Library
  • Interop.InetCtlsObjects.dll - Assembly imported from type library InetCtlsObjects
  • Interop.MDACVer.dll - Assembly imported from type library MDACVer
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.HostingProcess.Utilities.Sync.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (R) 2005
  • MsHtmlCustomization.dll - Assembly imported from type library MsHtmlCustomization
  • NewSearch 4.exe
  • vbUserSettings.dll
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NewSearch 4.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FDF8083C-66D5-4485-B1BC-F2C0E8E967CC}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove NewSearch 4?

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Or, you can uninstall NewSearch 4 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 NewSearch 4, 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 NewSearch 4.
  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.

Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%
Windows 7
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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