The website www.totalrecipesearch.com has a toolbar called TotalRecipeSearch that contains Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP). Potentially Unwanted Programs are applications that contain adwares, toolbars or web browser hijackers. These programs tend to be difficullt to remove after they have been installed on your computer.
The TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Website (www.totalrecipesearch.com)
The TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar
The TotalRecipeSearch toolbar installation file was scanned at virustotal.com and 11 out of 46 antivirus software detected a threat.
The following threats were found:
File name: TotalRecipeSearch.exe
Detection: 11 / 46
Analysis date: 2013-02-28
Avast Win32:FunWeb-J [PUP]
VIPRE MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
If you have already installed this toolbar, click here to use AdwCleaner to remove the Potentially Unwanted Programs that were installed.. AdwCleaner is a very small program and doesn't require any installation.
You may also use Sophos free virus removal tool, click here to download.
I do not recommend installing the TotalRecipeSearch toolbar.