mwssrcas.dll - Is mwssrcas.dll trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is mwssrcas.dll?
Purpose of mwssrcas.dll:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: mwssrcas.dll

File type:
Dll program - Files that have a dll extension are called modules/functions or programs loaded into memory.

Purpose of this file:
MWSSRCAS.DLL is a program file which most likely was installed by you and it comes with the mywebsearch installations. This has been reported by many as something that greatly will slow down your machine. The disk location is also shown below, this is a BHO module which will run in your internet explorer browser. If this mwssrcas.dll file were on my computer (as it actually was at one time :-), I would immediately remove this from my computer. You can disable the BHO entries by using a BHO disabler (like the one on Complete Cleanup), as most likely there are several BHO's running if you have this one. Visit mwssrcas.dll for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the mwssrcas.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your disk drive at C:\Program Files\MyWebSearch\SrchAstt\4.bin\MWSSRCAS.DLL


  • Is mwssrcas.dll spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        Yes. This is advertising related, so it is considered adware and may be causing popup windows on your computer.

  • Is mwssrcas.dll considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove mwssrcas.dll?
        Yes, I would remove mwssrcas.dll if it was on my computer. If you wish to do this, and you get an error message because you cannot access it, you should first terminate the task in your tasklist and then attempt to add it to your recycle bin again.

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