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2Search. How to Remove? (Uninstall Guide)

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2Search is an adware parasite that monitors user activity in the Internet, logs visited web sites and displays addresses of similar Internet resources. 2Search can get into the system along with some ad-supported software. It also can be manually installed. The parasite runs on every Windows startup. It comes with the uninstaller. 2Search properties:
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background

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2Search manual removal

Kill processes:
2searchinstaller.exe, svchost.exe, main.exe, getst.exe, the007installer.exe, 007guard.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\svchost=C:\Program Files\2Search\svchost.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\svchost=C:\Program Files\2Search\svchost.exe
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IEsearch.clsIESpy
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\The007Guard.The007GuardCtrl.1
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{4508E20C-ACAD-11D2-9FC0-00550076E06F}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{03BE31FE-6526-4D9C-B197-4A3E5DCFF696}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{0EB61AF8-0B15-48B6-A971-1F206F2E3D5E}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{20048BB0-DB68-11CF-9CAF-00AA006CB425}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{68E774CB-72D1-4A52-B55B-C0B1011E013B}
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Component Categories\{7DD95801-9882-11CF-9FA9-00AA006C42C4}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\WinRAR SFX\C:\Program Files\The Guard
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\WinRAR SFX\C:\Program Files\2Search
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WinRAR SFX\C:\Program Files\The Guard
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WinRAR SFX\C:\Program Files\2Search
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{20048BB0-DB68-11CF-9CAF-00AA006CB425}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\2Search
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\The Guard
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\2Search
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\The Guard
Delete files:
2searchinstaller.exe, svchost.exe, main.exe, getst.exe, the007installer.exe, 007guard.exe, plugin.dll, the007guard.ocx
Delete directories:
C:\Program Files\2Search
C:\Program Files\The Guard
Misc:
2Search may create all listed objects or install only few of them.

Exact file location:
2searchinstaller.exe, 007guard.exe - C:\Windows\System, C:\Windows\System32 or C:\Winnt\System32
the007installer.exe, the007guard.ocx - C:\Program Files\The Guard
other files - C:\Program Files\2Search

Geolocation of 2Search

Map reveals the prevalence of 2Search. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Greece.

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