TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Contains Potentially Unwanted Programs

TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Contains Potentially Unwanted Programs

The website 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 (

TotalRecipeSearch toolbar  website

The TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar

TotalRecipeSearch toolbar

The TotalRecipeSearch toolbar installation file was scanned at 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

Antivirus Threat
AhnLab-V3 PUP/Win32.FunWeb
Avast Win32:FunWeb-J [PUP]
AVG Zango
Comodo ApplicUnwnt.Win32.AdWare.FunWeb.DA
ESET-NOD32 Win32/AdInstaller
F-Prot W32/MyWeb.G
Fortinet Riskware/MyWebSearch
Kaspersky not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch.gen
Kingsoft Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.F47V1210
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.

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  • August 6, 2013 at 7:23 AM by info

    Go to and do a search for "recipe search".

  • August 5, 2013 at 10:18 PM by an anonymous user from: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

    I want to know how to access recipes without using the toolbar, which I have downloaded and removed. I have limited space as I have a small notebook, which I really love. Is what I have in mind possible? -Jean

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TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Contains Potentially Unwanted Programs