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What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #25,844
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 184.23 days


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Search Guard Plus My Web Tattoo

What is Search Guard Plus My Web Tattoo?  (from Make The Web Better)

Make The Web Better develops fun and easy-to-use products that can be used on social networks and other web sites. Our products are FREE to the online user. The Company generates revenues through its search products. It is through revenues generated by search that our Company is able to offer and continually enhance ...  Read more


Search Guard Plus My Web Tattoo is a program developed by Make The Web Better. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is uninstalSGP.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.02 MB (1,070,428 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of Search Guard Plus My Web Tattoo come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Search Guard Plus My Web Tattoo.
FbsSearchProviderIE8.exe (bb8d40f7b622729a49d4ca9cb18120ba) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bitdefender Adware.FTat.A
Commtouch SDK W32/MTWB.A.gen!Eldorado
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Malware.Win32.AMN!A2
F-Prot v6. 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 Trojan-Clicker/W32.FTat.83328
Rising Antivirus Trojan.Win32.Generic.1253EA90
Sophos 4.80 Make The Web Better
The Hacker Trojan/CI.gen
VIPRE Antivirus 12730 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.FTat.83328
VirusBuster 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 Adware.FTat.A (B)
F-Secure 11.0.19020.35 Adware.FTat.A
G Data 22 Adware.FTat.A
IKARUS anti.virus T3. AdWare.FTat
Malwarebytes PUP.Fbsearch
MicroWorld-eScan 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 Web Tattoo has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Make-the-web-better.com
Help link: www.searchguardplus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\search guard plus
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Search Guard Plus\uninstalSGP.exe
Estimated size: 1.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Search Guard Plus My Web Tattoo

Program executable:uninstalSGP.exe
uninstal SGP
Path:C:\Program Files\search guard plus\uninstalSGP.exe
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.

How do I remove Search Guard Plus My Web Tattoo?

You can uninstall Search Guard Plus My Web Tattoo 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Search Guard Plus (My Web Tattoo), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Web Tattoo.
  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.

Win Vista (SP2) 73%
Win Vista 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 78.43%
Windows 7 11.76%
Windows XP 9.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 70.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.80%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.84%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.92%
Windows Vista Ultimate 3.92%
Windows 7 Starter 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.21%
  United Kingdom 3.85%
  Canada 2.56%
  France 2.56%
  Italy 2.56%
  Spain 1.28%
  Finland 1.28%
  Ireland 1.28%
  Netherlands 1.28%
  Saudi Arabia 1.28%
  Sweden 1.28%
  Venezuela 1.28%
  South Africa 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.17%
Dell 21.28%
Acer 10.64%
Toshiba 10.64%
Sony 6.38%
Intel 4.26%
Gateway 4.26%
ASUS 4.26%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530s 6.38%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.26%
Dell Inspiron 1525 4.26%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite U405D 2.13%


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