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Should I remove Search.us.com?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,479
United States Rank #13,744
Reach 0.0063%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.91 days
734.72 days >
Average installed length: 386.04 days


1.0 4.92%

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What is Search.us.com?

The Search.US Toolbar (My.Search.Us) is a Freshy powered toolbar for Intenet Explorer and Firefox. Freshy toolbar's collect and store information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit so they can suggest services or provide advertising via the toolbar. The Freshy Search.us.com Toolbar will attempt to change your home page and search provider to My.Search.Us if you are not careful during installation and provides a search box and various other generic features in the toolbar.

About  (from Freshy)

The Search.Us search engine is designed to make our users search experience easy and safe. This powerful web search tool brings the Internet to you and makes your browsing easier than ever. Try out our "Quick Search" button to get the fastest, most-related websites to your search terms. For users who sign up with My.Se...  Read more


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is tnt2user.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 2.44 MB (2,554,030 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
  • Remove Search.us.com with Reason Antivirus.
Search.us.com 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.us.com.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.us.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\tnt2\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\TNT2\\TNT2User.exe" /UNINSTALL PARTNER=10250
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Antivirus.
Estimated size: 2.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Search.us.com

Program executable:tnt2user.exe
Name:Freshy Toolbar
Additional files:
  • ffassist.1.dll (by Findwide) - TNT2
  • hmac.1.dll (by Findwide)
  • ie8starter.exe
  • iehpr.1.dll
  • iestage2.1.dll
  • IEToolbar.dll - Findwide Toolbar
  • IEToolbar64.dll
  • log.dll
  • npTNT2.dll - npAPI Plugin
  • npTNT2Ghost.dll - npAPI Ghost Plugin
  • OldStyleSB.1.dll
  • passport.dll
  • passport64.dll
  • progress.1.dll
  • regsvr.1.dll
  • sqlite.1.dll
  • Tnt2Cbt.dll
  • TNT2UserPS.dll
  • TNT2UserPS64.dll
  • TntMagicDel.dll
  • UninstallDlg.1.dll
  • untar.1.dll
  • zipunzip.1.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npTNT2Ghost.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npTNT2ghost.dll'.
  • npTNT2.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npTNT2.dll'.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • passport.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer Toolbar with the class of {FBC061E7-4BF9-4622-9307-4CED35AA1187}.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npTNT2Ghost.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@tnt2ghost.com/Plugin' with a plugin key of '@tnt2ghost.com/Plugin'.
  • npTNT2.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@tightropeinteractive.com/Plugin' with a plugin key of '@tightropeinteractive.com/Plugin'.

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Or, you can uninstall Search.us.com 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.us.com, 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.us.com.
  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 Search.us.com you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.97%
Windows XP 7.38%
Windows Vista 6.56%
Windows 10 4.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.61%
Windows 7 Professional 6.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.79%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 1.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.70%
  Iran 1.89%
  Canada 0.94%
  United Kingdom 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 49.04%
Dell 23.08%
Acer 15.38%
Toshiba 5.77%
Samsung 1.92%
Lenovo 1.92%
Intel 1.92%
Alienware 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.22%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.22%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.61%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.74%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.74%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.74%


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