MyWebSearch

MyWebSearch

The myWebSearch Toolbar also known as MyWay Speedbar, MyWay Searchbar, MyAllSearch Search Assistant, MyWay Search Assistant or MyWeb Searchbar is a web-browser add-on that provides search function to the browser menu. The toolbar was required in many of Mindspark products, allowing user to query myWebSearch search engine.

myWebSearch Toolbar was previously known as MyWay Searchbar. HP and Dell pre-install this software on some of their commercially sold PCs. Because the older versions of the program displayed pop-up advertisements onto the user’s screen and contained an adware function, and was installed without user's permission, the MyWay Searchbar was once classified as spyware and/or adware.The new version of the MyWebSearch toolbar is more subtle however, in that it does not display pop-up ads, arguably does not contain the adware function, and can only be installed when user clicked the installer, McAfee, Norton and many other antivirus software marked it as a safe program.

The software is still regarded as a potentially unwanted program by some security companies such as Malwarebytes and SUPERAntiSpyware because, for example, its install defaults are obnoxious, and many people claim that it is hard to uninstall. Mindspark does, however, has a removal tutorial on its website.

http://home.mywebsearch.com/