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What is 2psrchmn.exe?

Part of MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor by MindSpark

What is it?

The Coupon Alert Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a known adware type program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your Internet surfing behavior to send you targeted advertising.

What if I disable MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor?

Removing unwanted toolbars is usually a good idea. This toolbar has been known to have adverse effect on your web browser's and overall PC's performance and stability. This toolbar is known to monitor your search queries and browsing habits in order to send you targeted ads and modify your search settings and results.
Description of 2psrchmn.exe from MindSpark
The Coupon Toolbar gives you the fastest access to the hottest deals on the Web. You’ll be able to find bargains on a host of products and services from the nation’s top retailers. The Coupon Toolbar also provides convenient, money-saving alerts that notify you of the top deals on the Web sites you visit. Once you download the Coupon Toolbar, you will be able to access our exclusive database filled with thousands of deals in a variety of categories including Apparel, Electronics & Appliances, Entertainment, Food & Grocery, Health & Fitness, Travel and more. We are constantly adding new money-saving offers so you are always guaranteed to have the latest deals at your fingertips. Plus, whenever you visit a Web site that has a deal available, you will receive an alert so you can instantly take advantage of these special offers.
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How does 2psrchmn.exe run?

Process - 2psrchmn.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. 2psrchmn.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does 2psrchmn.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - 2psrchmn.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Coupon Alert Search Scope Monitor' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files2\COUPON~2\bar\1.bin\2psrchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the 2psrchmn.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of 2psrchmn.exe users, 85.0% have disabled it.
How stable is MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is 2psrchmn.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00807% CPU80728.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     976.92 KB RAM4.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
100 context switches/sec100.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\couponalert_2p\bar\1.bin\2psrchmn.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor.

What else is related?

MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor Stability

2psrchmn.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: 65srchmn.exe (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: 65srchmn.exe (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: 65srchmn.exe (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Basic (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)
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: 2psrchmn.exe
Publisher: MindSpark (verified)
Name: MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor
Description: MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor
Version: 1, 0, 0, 12
Product version: 2, 3, 0, 0
Size: 41.54 KB
Original file name: t8SrchMn.exe

Digital certificate

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0097282398%
Privileged CPU: 0.0016554238%
User CPU: 0.00807281596854%
Privileged CPU time: 63.89 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 125,810,854
CPU cycle count /min: 818,546
Context switches /sec: 100
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 39.54 MB
Peak committed memory: 51.5 MB
Paged memory: 976.92 KB
Peak paged memory: 2.25 MB
Paged system memory: 57.25 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.29 KB
Working set memory: 1.27 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.71 MB
Min working set memory: 1.24 MB
Private memory: 976.92 KB
Page faults: 2,914
Page faults /min: 13
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 7
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 6.69 KB
Read transfer /min: 5 Bytes
Total write operations: 1
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 116 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 4 Bytes
Total other operations: 285
Other operations /min: 3
Total other transfer: 8.24 KB
Other Transfer /min: 35 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
Peak GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 2
Peak USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 72
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\FilmFanatic\bar\1.bin\paSrchMn.exe" /m=2 /w /h
"C:\Program Files\DictionaryBoss\bar\1.bin\v4SrchMn.exe" /m=2 /w /h
"C:\Program Files\TelevisionFanatic\bar\1.bin\64SrchMn.exe" /m=2 /w /h
"C:\Program Files\VideoDownloadConverter_4z\bar\1.bin\4zSrchMn.exe" /m=2 /w /h
"C:\Program Files1\VIDEOD~2\bar\1.bin\4zsrchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: PopularScreensavers Search Scope Monitor
Command: "C:\Program Files2\POPULA~2\bar\1.bin\7isrchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h

Image hashes

MD5: cca818a157a991cfd0b0d17c0c6d4ecd
SHA-1: 585a73eb1dfa6b0b5c5ff5d76212fd8d0cef4df4
SHA-256: 886e8ba792af1250b359c8ccd8834f4d7d77badc3e8deae9cb6d8e8577842df7

PE image details

File packed: No
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