How do I remove bsalsa from MSIE7?

My browser seems to have bsalsa.com embedded in it. I don't know how. How do I get rid of it? Here is the useragent listed for my browser:
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1;  Embedded Web Browser from: http://bsalsa.com/; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.04506.30; .NET CLR 3.0.04506.648)

Thank you.
Lev SeltzerAsked:
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rfwoolfCommented:
Good question. I have the same "problem", I just ignore it.
This is just a comment, not a answer. Hopefully somebody knows. Otherwise ask on the forums at www.bsalsa.com
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2266180Commented:
hm. I never noticed that :)

I don't have time to check (since I don't have vista I have to fire up a virtual machine and install IE7 and then the embedded browser), but there is a possibility that the IE 7 activex control is no longer setting the useragent "per instance" but per system. there is an easy way this can be checked (in the registry):
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent
HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

alternativly, see this: http://www.bsalsa.com/forum/showthread.php?t=686
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Lev SeltzerAuthor Commented:
I followed the instructions from the forum, and the useragent has been corrected. Do I have spyware on my computer (that is now not being reported) or is this just an innocent component that incorrectly changed the user agent?
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2266180Commented:
well, as the guy there sais: if you are using the tembeddedwb component, then it's "your fault" (meaning no spyware :P). if you're not using it, then it is a possibility that some other, non-spyware, program is using it. I myself have developed quite a few commercial applications that include the component. so I wouldn't be suprosed to find out that some otehr software on my pc is using it as well.
the chances for a spyware are pretty slim since they usually want to stay low profile, so they will not use a component but instead eitehr use the activex control directly, or use the INET api.
but of course, there are chances that some spyware out there use the component. however, you cannot deduct from having this issue that there is a spyware on your system :)
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