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What is it?
mssearchnet.exe is associated with the Trojan virus zlob.D
What does it do?
"When Trojan.Zlob.D is executed, it performs the following actions:
- Attempts to copy itself as the following file:
Note: %System% is a variable that refers to the System folder. By default this is C:WindowsSystem (Windows 95/98/Me), C:WinntSystem32 (Windows NT/2000), or C:WindowsSystem32 (Windows XP).
- Drops the following file, which is a Windows type library:
- Adds the value:
"kernel32.dll" = "[TROJAN FILE NAME]"
to the registry subkey:
in an attempt to ensure that it runs every time Windows starts... ..."
More info and removal:
Read more about Trojan.zlob.D and how to remove it [url=http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/trojan.zlob.d.html]@ Symantec[/url]