The 2ndsrch.dll is a file that is used by the “2nd Thought” virus which is used to corrupt and damaged other files and settings that are stored on your computer in relation to your Internet browser that requires it to run, and is the main file of the 2nd Thought virus. Unfortunately many people have actually experienced these errors before and claim that the 2ndsrch.dll file is missing or that it cannot be read. It is highly recommended that you fix this problem before you do anything, and below is a tutorial outlining the steps you should take.
What Causes The 2ndsrch.dll Error?
When you experience the error, it may look something like this:
“2ndsrch.dll not found”
“2ndsrch.dll is missing”
The 2nd Thought virus is a very lucrative and dangerous virus because it makes you believe that your computer is missing a file that you need in order to continue. So you would immediately assume you should download the file in order to continue with what you were doing, but in actual fact you are downloading the virus, which could actually cause your system to go into meltdown.
How To Fix The 2ndsrch.dll Error
Step 1 – Remove The 2ndsrch.dll File From Your PC
The first thing you should do is to remove the 2ndsrch.dll file from your computer in order to stop the error messages appearing again and again, and to do that you should follow these steps outlined below:
- Click Start, Search, All Files or Folders
- In the ‘All or part of the file name’ section, type in “2ndsrch.dll” file name/s
- To get better results, select?Look in: Local Hard Drives? or ?Look in: My Computer? and then click ?Search? button
- When Windows finishes your search, hover over the ?In Folder? of ?2ndsrch.dll?, highlight the file and copy/paste the path into the address bar. Save the file?s path on your clipboard because you?ll need the file path to delete 2ndsrch.dll in the following manual removal steps.
Step 2 – Download And Install MalwareBytes
MalwareBytes is a free spyware and malware removal program that can remove even the most sophisticated virus including the 2nd Thought virus. When you download and install this program let it scan your system to find the 2ndsrch.dll file so it can remove it from your system. The program is very easy to use, you simply click scan and it will scan through your entire your computer for infected files and viruses and it will remove them immediately
Step 3 – Clean Out The Registry
It is highly recommended that you scan your computer’s registry as there has been some changes made to your system since the removal of the virus. The registry is a virtual database that stores vital information about your computer and it is stored in such a way that it allows your computer run as fast as possible and this structure should not be tampered with what so ever. However things such as viruses can upset the structure of the database and cause a number of things to go wrong, and if it is not dealt with immediately then your computer can end up being in a much worse state than it was previously in.