My Search Bar. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

My Search Bar | Type: Browser Plugins
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My Search Bar is a commercial Internet Explorer add-on. This toolbar allows to search the web using popular Internet search engines. However, it also displays advertising links. My Search Bar doesn't distribute itself and must be manually installed. Lots of ad-supported application can add it to the system. My Search Bar runs every time the user launches Internet Explorer. My Search Bar properties:
• Shows commercial adverts
• Stays resident in background

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My Search Bar manual removal

Kill processes:
s4bareq.exe, my2ns.exe, s42ns.exe
Delete registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser\{014DA6C9-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\{014DA6C9-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{014DA6C1-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{014DA6C9-189F-421a-88CD-07CFE51CFF10}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\My Search Uninstall\DisplayName
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\My Way Speedbar Uninstall\DisplayName
Delete files:
s4bareq.exe, my2ns.exe, s42ns.exe, s4bar.dll, mysrchas.dll, mwsbar.dll, npmyway.dll
Delete directories:
C:\Program Files\MySearch
C:\Program Files\MyWay

Geolocation of My Search Bar

Map reveals the prevalence of My Search Bar. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and India.

Information added: 03/19/04 10:00; information updated: 07/19/11 08:07

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Comments on My Search Bar

How to remove mysearch results search engine:

1. On Google chrome, click the 3 hotdogs (formerly wrench icon) beside the star.

2.Click settings

3.Look for On Start up

4. Check- Open a specific page or set of pages.

5. Check- Set pages

6. Delete mysearchresults by clicking the X beside it.

7.Add a new page by typing -

8. click OK

Thank you very much. It was quite useful
Good News. If you can manage the responsibility of regedit, the file C:Program FilesMyWay actually had an Uninstall Readme file that stated word for word which keys needed removal, then after restarting my computer I was able to delete the files. :)
iMesh now uses a My Seach Spyware toolbar call the iMesh Bar. It can be removed by the Add or Remove Programs but it still leaves spyware keys in the registry that can be removed by Spybot Search & Destroy. The iMesh forum claims that it is only adware and tells people that it is safe.
Removed it by going to Control Panel, Ad/Remove Programs, look for My Seach Bar and Remove, After you delete that. Go to Windows Explorer, Go to C: and go in Program Files look for My Way and delete the file.
A good program to get that will help you remove programs such as MY search bar is Hijackthis. Its will scan the registry for you and display all results for somebody that knows whats good and possible registry entries that could be spyware. Most but not all will be spyware. Have hijackthis scan your system and then copy and paste the bad and they will tell you what entries you can delete. Also to compliment this you should get a good adware/malware/spyware remover such as Adaware or Spybot search and destroy or microsoft anti spy
I have tried everything to remove this bar. its not coming off. i don't like it because it doesn't show my URL whenever i go onto a site. i'm tired of it!!!
i am in the same boat guys! Add/remove doesn't work I need manual instructions! I can rewrite the registry if someone can tell me what to delete!
Here you go guys:

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Please follow the instructions below if you would like to remove My Search Installer.B manually. Please notice that you must follow the instructions very carefully and delete everything that is mentioned. In most cases the removal will fail if one single item is not deleted. If My Search Installer.B remains on your system after stepping through the removal instructions, please double-check by stepping through them again.

Start the registry editor. This is done by clicking Start then Run. (The Run dialog will appear.) Type regedit and click OK. (The registry editor will open.)
Browse to the key:
'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion RunOnce'
In the right pane, delete the value called 'SearchBar Installer', if it exists.
Exit the registry editor.
Restart your computer.
Delete the following file:
Note: %ProgramsDir% is a variable. By default, this is C:Program Files.

Cheers All;
I cannot remove my search from add/remove programs, can someone tell me how to remove it besides going into registry and manually removing. Do i need a special spyware program?
I've tried all methods.. from spyware removals to add/remove programme it doesnt seem to help remove 'mysearch' toolbar. Could someone please advise how to?
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It would be nice if it was in add/remove.
It would also be nice it once the scanner had found a load of spy ware that you could remove it without having to go back on line to purchace the tool.
Although from the same creators as Aornum, this product does not appear to create any advertising or transmit data.

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