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What is np5kstub.dll?

Part of MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plugin Stub by MindSpark

What is it?

MindSpark Toolbar Platform manages the myWebSearch Toolbar, a web-browser add-on that provides search functions to the browser menu as well as a toolbar. The toolbar automatically installed with iWon, allowing user to query myWebSearch search engine.
Description of np5kstub.dll from MindSpark
The iWon Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch® and may provide other search features as further described herein. Default Search, Address Bar Queries, DNS Errors: If you consent to make MyWebSearch your default search service, your Internet browser default search feature will be set to MyWebSearch and you will access MyWebSearch search services by entering queries in your browser chrome search box; by entering queries in your browser address bar, and/or in response to misspelled, incorrectly formatted or unresolved DNS submissions in your browser address bar. Home Page: During the download process, you may be given the option to reset your Internet browser's default homepage to home.mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. If you exercise/consent to this option, the specified webpage will become your default home page and will appear each time you open your Internet browser.
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How is np5kstub.dll loaded?

Mozilla plugin - np5kstub.dll runs within the context of the Mozilla Firefox web browser as plugin. np5kstub.dll is typically associtated with identifier name of @iWon_5k.com/Plugin with and identifier of SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@iWon_5k.com/Plugin. Plugins help the Mozilla Firefox Web browser perform specific functions like viewing special graphic formats or playing multimedia files like Adobe Flash or Apple QuickTime.
Google Chrome plugin - np5kstub.dll runs within the context of the Google Chrome web browser as plugin. Chrome supports browser plugins that run as an unrestricted separate process outside the browser and cannot be sandboxed as tabs. Plugins are generally used to add functions to the Chrome browser.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the np5kstub.dll file.Of the 0.1% of np5kstub.dll users, 78.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\iwon_5k\bar\1.bin\np5kstub.dll

Are there other versions of MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plu...?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About MindSpark

Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc is an operating business unit of IAC/InterActiveCorp focusing on interactive products and web portals. Mindspark operates IAC More...
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File details

File name: np5kstub.dll
Publisher: MindSpark (verified)
Name: MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plugin Stub
Description: MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows
Version: 1, 0, 2, 0
Product version: 2, 3, 0, 0
Size: 29.91 KB
Original file name: NP5kStub.DLL

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 5/6/2015

Mozilla plugin details

Name: @iWon_5k.com/Plugin
Command: SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@iWon_5k.com/Plugin

Google Chrome plugin details

Name: NP5kStub.dll

Image hashes

MD5: 25e2415b6692b3e34d07fbd0559d0bcb
SHA-1: 5c4e88aff2542340791e38c54aa2023413f868aa
SHA-256: 8f7839189d88705a5195b9aeac1f72159452569605e569f83a6f48c5449155f3

PE image details

File packed: No
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