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What is Add-On SearchAssistantOC / shdocvw.dll?
>From a google search, it appears to be ok and not a virus, but I don't
know what it is, or what it is used for. Is it the standard MS Search
Assistant program (whatever that is)?
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- Hi Rob,
> shdocvw.dll is part of IE ( a library file). the SearchassistantOC thing is
> the thing you see when you press F3 in IE6 (its still used in IE7 but does
> not display the side bar) and deteremines which search provider will be used
> when you do a web search.
Ok great, thanks.
> Nothing to worry about, but some toolbar addons (like Yahoo toolbar) can
> change the way it works and hijack your web searches.
Right, thanks, Rob, I appreciate the info!
Zytan#1; Sun, 01 Jun 2008 13:18:00 GMT