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What is The Nssfrch Toolbar

Posted on 19 October 2007 under Trojans and viruses

1. What is The Nssfrch Toolbar?

It falls into rogue toolbar category, belongs to Trojan.Zlob malware family. Trojans can be installed along that connects to rogue PC security websites thus causing sluggish computer performance, system crashes may occur. Trojan.Zlob is closely connected to rogue anti-spyware software (Antivirgear, Virusray, Virusprotectpro) as it is displaying fake security alerts and warnings in order to direct user to rogue software websites and persuade him to buy licensed version.

2. How to remove The Nssfrch Toolbar:

  1. Internet connection might be disabled or Internet browser might be blocked by The Nssfrch Toolbar, so it won't be possible to download any files to infected computer. In this case please download all files required for The Nssfrch Toolbar removal to another computer and then transfer them on the infected one using CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
  2. To remove The Nssfrch Toolbar download Spyware Doctor and install the program (for the installation guide click here). Before installation, make sure all other programs and windows are closed.
  3. After the installation, computer scan should be started automatically. If so, please move to the next step. If not, click "Status" on the left side menu and press "Scan Now" button to run computer scanner as shown in the picture below:

  4. After the scan has been completed and scan results have been generated, press "Fix Checked" button to remove The Nssfrch Toolbar.

  5. Restart the computer to complete The Nssfrch Toolbar removal procedure.

3. The Nssfrch Toolbar files:


4. Hijackthis entries:

O3 - Toolbar: The nssfrch - {AC9BBDB2-8FCD-49C8-96F7-CC3CF7B453CD} - C:\WINDOWS\nssfrch.dll *
* can also be found under these CLSIDs: