SearchWords

SearchWords Description

SearchWords is a toolbar for Internet Explorer that changes web search settings and displays numerous unwanted commercial ads. SearchWords must be manually installed. In actuality SearchWords is a browser plugin which is a computer application that enhances web browser's abilities by adding extra features in it. Some functions, however, can be malicious. Some browser plugins can be very similar to spyware, adware and browser hijackers. Browser plugins can monitor the user's web browsing habits, display pop-up ads, modify the user's web browser's default home and search page without permission, redirect a web browser to another site and change important web browser settings.

Technical Information

Registry Details

SearchWords creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
RegistryKey
4e7bd74f-2B8D-469e-c0ff-fd7ba7d5fa7d
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTCLSIDswbar.SWBAR
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareVisicomMediaSWBAR
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionModuleUsageC:/WINDOWS/DownloadedProgramFiles/swbar.dll

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