Remove MySearchDial with AdwCleaner – Free and easy




remove mysearchdialMySearchDial is the homepage hijacker which is installed by malicious software. This homepage hijacker is bundled with freeware to promote MySearchDial Search and to make money using advertisements within the search results. Once this MySearchDial browser hijacker is installed on your computer, the default search engine and homepage for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is replaced with MySearchDial. This MySearchDial homepage is not malicious process itself and may not be called a virus, but it does change security settings within your favorite browser and is distributed by freeware. We noticed that by installing software our homepage and default search engine was replaced with MySearchDial Search, but we couldn’t find it in the programs list in Windows. This is a nasty browser hijacker or a so called browser redirect.

It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast through the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers an Advanced, Custom or Decline button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.

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Please note that all the software we offer to remove MySearchDial is free, our instruction is tested and works to remove this threat from your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser. We do not supply any shareware which detects the threat and asks a license in order to remove MySearchDial.

Follow all steps in correct order to completely and successfuly remove MySearchDial.
This is important: if you have any problem during this removal instruction in order to remove this threat, please stop.
Step 1 – Remove MySearchDial from your favorite browser using AdwCleaner (free!)

This is a comprehensive removal instruction to remove MySearchDial from your computer. If for some reason the instruction does not deliver the desired results, you can reset your favorite browser Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to default settings. In first place this is not recommended, as restoring to default settings will remove all your personal settings from your browser. Please use restoring to default settings only if anything else fails. Need help ? Ask for our assistance and the end of this instruction.

Step 2 – Optional: Reset browser settings

Remove MySearchDialRemove MySearchDial using AdwCleaner

AdwCleaner will scan your computer for malicious Services, Folder, Files, Shortcuts, Registry items and Products. As AdwCleaner tries to delete these malicious content it will also clean the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browser. We strongly recommend using AdwCleaner several times a month to keep your computer clean from adware, popups, browser hijackers or toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner (Official link and direct-download)

Select AdwCleaner.exe with right mouse click and Run as Administrator

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If User Account Control asks you to allow AdwCleaner.exe to make changes to your computer, press Yes to continue.

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Start scanning your computer for any malicious threats by selecting the Scan button, please wait.

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AdwCleaner will now start scanning your computer. If AdwCleaner is done, it will display a list of malicious items detected, please uncheck the items you do not want to remove that might be detected as malicious.
If you have nothing to uncheck, continue to the removal process and select the Clean button.

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AdwCleaner will display the following informational alerts and starts rebooting the computer.

All programs will be closed in order to proceed correctly to the removal of the infections. Please save any work in progress and the click [OK]

If you have been brought to use AdwCleaner, it’s probably because your PC contained potentially unwanted programs or adware.
Potentially unwanted programs are often proposed during the installation of software. They may be present form of toolbars that sometimes change the homepage of the browser and slow internet browsing.
To avoid the installation of these programs polluting the computer, it is essential to follow these tips:

– Always download a program from the official link, or a trusted site
– When installing a program, do not click too fast [Next] without paying attention to Terms of Use and third-party programs available.
– If third-party programs are available (toolbars, etc) uncheck them.
– Enable detection of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) in your Antivirus.

AdwCleaner must restart the computer to complete the removal process. The report will be opened on the next reboot.

After the reboot a logfile will open. The logfile in Windows XP and Windows 7 will open once the desktop is started. To open the logfile in Windows 8 you need to switch to the Desktop modus by selecting windows key + d on your keyboard.
If you want to check the AdwCleaner log, you can find the report log in your system drive, Adwcleaner folder (for example: C:\adwcleaner)

See AdwCleaner logfile below

# AdwCleaner v3.015 – Report created 17/12/2013 at 09:51:26
# Updated 10/12/2013 by Xplode
# Operating System : Windows 8 Pro (64 bits)
# Username : FixYourBrowser.com
# Running from : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\Desktop\adwcleaner.exe
# Option : Clean

***** [ Services ] *****

Service Deleted : srvPlgProtect

***** [ Files / Folders ] *****

Folder Deleted : C:\Program Files (x86)\Mysearchdial
Folder Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Local\SwvUpdater
Folder Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\LocalLow\Mysearchdial
Folder Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Roaming\Mysearchdial
Folder Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Roaming\okitspace
Folder Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\87pv5a55.default\Extensions\{AD9A41D2-9A49-4FA6-A79E-71A0785364C8}
Folder Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\87pv5a55.default\Extensions\[email protected]
Folder Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\pflphaooapbgpeakohlggbpidpppgdff
File Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Local\mysearchdial-speeddial.crx
File Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\Desktop\MySearchDial.url
File Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\87pv5a55.default\searchplugins\Mysearchdial.xml
File Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\87pv5a55.default\user.js
File Deleted : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\chrome-extension_pflphaooapbgpeakohlggbpidpppgdff_0.localstorage
File Deleted : C:\Windows\Tasks\AmiUpdXp.job
File Deleted : C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\AmiUpdXp

***** [ Shortcuts ] *****
***** [ Registry ] *****

Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Google\Chrome\Extensions\pflphaooapbgpeakohlggbpidpppgdff
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\pflphaooapbgpeakohlggbpidpppgdff
Key Deleted : [x64] HKLM\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\pflphaooapbgpeakohlggbpidpppgdff
Value Deleted : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run [NextLive]
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escort.DLL
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escortApp.DLL
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escortEng.DLL
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escorTlbr.DLL
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\esrv.EXE
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\escort.escortIEPane
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\escort.escortIEPane.1
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\esrv.mysearchdialesrvc
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\esrv.mysearchdialesrvc.1
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\mysearchdial.mysearchdialappCore
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\mysearchdial.mysearchdialappCore.1
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\mysearchdial.mysearchdialdskBnd
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\mysearchdial.mysearchdialdskBnd.1
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\mysearchdial.mysearchdialHlpr
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\mysearchdial.mysearchdialHlpr.1
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Updater.AmiUpd
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Updater.AmiUpd.1
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{09C554C3-109B-483C-A06B-F14172F1A947}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{4E1E9D45-8BF9-4139-915C-9F83CC3D5921}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{B12E99ED-69BD-437C-86BE-C862B9E5444D}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{C292AD0A-C11F-479B-B8DB-743E72D283B0}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{CA5CAA63-B27C-4963-9BEC-CB16A36D56F8}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{D7EE8177-D51E-4F89-92B6-83EA2EC40800}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{3004627E-F8E9-4E8B-909D-316753CBA923}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{4ED063C9-4A0B-4B44-A9DC-23AFF424A0D3}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{67BD9EEB-AA06-4329-A940-D250019300C9}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{82E74373-58AB-47EB-B0F0-A1D82BB8EB5C}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{C358B3D0-B911-41E3-A276-E7D43A6BA56D}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{D40753C7-8A59-4C1F-BE88-C300F4624D5B}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EF5625A3-37AB-4BDB-9875-2A3D91CD0DFD}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{9EDC0C90-2B5B-4512-953E-35767BAD5C67}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{4E1E9D45-8BF9-4139-915C-9F83CC3D5921}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{A0EE0278-2986-4E5A-884E-A3BF0357E476}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{C292AD0A-C11F-479B-B8DB-743E72D283B0}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{D7EE8177-D51E-4F89-92B6-83EA2EC40800}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{EF5625A3-37AB-4BDB-9875-2A3D91CD0DFD}
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{3004627E-F8E9-4E8B-909D-316753CBA923}
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{EF5625A3-37AB-4BDB-9875-2A3D91CD0DFD}
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{3004627E-F8E9-4E8B-909D-316753CBA923}
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{EF5625A3-37AB-4BDB-9875-2A3D91CD0DFD}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{219046AE-358F-4CF1-B1FD-2B4DE83642A8}
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{77AA745B-F4F8-45DA-9B14-61D2D95054C8}
Value Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar [{3004627E-F8E9-4E8B-909D-316753CBA923}]
Key Deleted : [x64] HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{9EDC0C90-2B5B-4512-953E-35767BAD5C67}
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\InstallCore
Key Deleted : HKCU\Software\mysearchdial
Key Deleted : HKLM\Software\InstallCore
Key Deleted : HKLM\Software\SoftwareUpdater
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{99C91FC5-DB5B-4AA0-BB70-5D89C5A4DF96}
Key Deleted : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\mysearchdial

***** [ Browsers ] *****

-\\ Internet Explorer v10.0.9200.16384

Setting Restored : HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main [Start Page]
Setting Restored : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\AboutURls [Tabs]

-\\ Mozilla Firefox v25.0.1 (en-US)

[ File : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\87pv5a55.default\prefs.js ]

Line Deleted : user_pref(“browser.search.defaultenginename”, “Mysearchdial”);
Line Deleted : user_pref(“browser.search.selectedEngine”, “Mysearchdial”);
Line Deleted : user_pref(“browser.startup.homepage”, “hxxp://start.mysearchdial.com/?f=1&a=suma1202&cd=2XzuyEtN2Y1L1QzutDtDtD0CtBzyzyzytC0DtCzz0EyD0B0CtN0D0Tzu0SyBtCyCtN1L2XzutBtFtBtFtCyEtFtCtAyBzytN1L1CzutCyD1B1P1R[…]

[ File : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\z5mcwxfd.default-1379072010919\prefs.js ]
-\\ Google Chrome v31.0.1650.63

[ File : C:\Users\FixYourBrowser.com\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\preferences ]

Deleted : homepage
Deleted : icon_url
Deleted : search_url
Deleted : keyword
Deleted : urls_to_restore_on_startup

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Optional: Reset browser settings

If for some reason the instruction as supplied does not work for you, or the problem remains. It might be advised to restore your settings from your favorite browser to default settings. Please know when you restore to default settings all your personal settings will be lost. If you do agree to continue to reset your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser to default settings see our instructions.

Reset Internet Explorer to default settings

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. goto “wrench” icon in top right corner
  3. Select Internet Options
  4. Goto tab Advanced
  5. Select Reset button
  6. Enable Delete personal Settings
  7. Click Reset button
  8. Restart Internet Explorer

Reset Google Chrome to default settings

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Goto the three stripes in the right top corner (menu)
  3. Select Settings
  4. Scroll down to the end of the page, search for + Show advanced settings
  5. Scroll down once again to the end of the page and click Reset browser settings button
  6. Click Reset once more

Reset Mozilla Firefox to default settings

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox
  2. Goto the orange Firefox button in the top left
  3. Select Help > Troubleshooting information
  4. Select Reset Firefox
  5. Confirm Reset Firefox
  6. Select Finish
  7. Mozilla Firefox will automatically restart

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