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Last updated 20/08/2006
Malware sites: searchxl.com and hotsearchbox.com
Uses a file called ie.reg to reinstall itself if removed. First, delete that file, most likely stored at c:\
Using regedit, go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Delete any reference to 'SystemSearch'
Follow the instructions at this link to restore your original search settings.