How to get rid of the 65SrcAs VirusSometimes the 65SrcAs file may cloak a virus, for example TrendMicro found PUA.Win32.MyWebSearch.AE.component, as well as Microsoft found PUA:Win32/MyWebSearch. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with 65SrcAs.dll
The 65SrcAs.dll process is also known as Mindspark Toolbar Platform or, as the case may be, Mindspark Search Assistant and is a part of Mindspark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer or, as the case may be, Mindspark Search Assistant for Internet Explorer. This software is produced by Mindspark. An obsolete or defective version of 65SrcAs.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Mindspark Toolbar Platform has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Mindspark Toolbar Platform has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- 65SrcAs.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module 65SrcAs.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about 65SrcAs.dll Mindspark Toolbar Platform
65SrcAs.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. 65SrcAs.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 145,744 bytes (40% of all these files), 62,864 bytes, 139,336 bytes, 140,360 bytes or, as the case may be, 144,968 bytes.
This DLL file is a browser plug-in. This could mean that your Internet Explorer has been given additional useful capabilities. However, not all such plug-ins are worthwhile. Some just display advertisements or surreptitiously change your browser settings. The unique identifer of the browser plug-in is f236ca79-3123-4afb-9f74-e98117ad5625. This 65SrcAs program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. There is no concrete documentation available for this service. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. 65SrcAs.dll is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 54% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find 65SrcAs.dll on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about 65SrcAs?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Mindspark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer or Mindspark Search Assistant for Internet Explorer
To remove Mindspark Toolbar Platform from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Mindspark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer or Mindspark Search Assistant for Internet Explorer in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if 65SrcAs.dll (Mindspark Toolbar Platform) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Mindspark Toolbar Platform. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Mindspark Toolbar Platform or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or 65SrcAs.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.