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Should I remove Easy Deals?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,471
Reach 0.0044%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.10 days
150.39 days >
Average installed length: 79.02 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.34.1.29 22.64%
1.30.153.0 66.04%
1.29.153.3 1.89%
1.29.153.0 5.66%
1.28.153.2 3.77%

Easy Deals

What is Easy Deals?

This toolbar/web browser extension is ad/search-supported that is typically installed as an optional offer, users generally have this bundled with 3rd party software. During setup, this toolbar will modify the home page and new tab pages to an affiliate search portal using a primary search engine in order to collect shared search revenue. It will also modify the default search provider as well.

About  (from Crossrider Advanced Technologies (Platform))

The Toolbar interacts with your computer by: Displaying advertisements, including without limitation by inserting into web pages or displaying over parts of such web pages advertisements, banners or coupons that would not otherwise appear; Converting words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisem...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 1.30.153.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is utils.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 6.87 MB (7,206,123 bytes). Easy Deals-updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

The program is built using the Crossrider framework, a cross browser monetization platform used to deploy a toolbar and extension for modern web browsers with monetization features including browser search and homepage redirection, contextual coupons and in-line text advertising. Crossrider extensions include background processes to monitor, update and automatically download new features/code without direct user interaction.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on the Crossrider toolbar platform and potentially unwanted
  • May inject ads in the web browser
  • 'Offers' to modify the browser's home and search pages by default
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Easy Deals.
Easy Deals-bho.dll (7e2126edbd8b294219413214c179adb6) has been flagged by the following 23 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 806 Adware.Generic.616491
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.Lyckriks
AVG 2015.0.3284 Generic5
Baidu-International 4.0.3.141121 Trojan.Win32.Toolbar.AJJ
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1625 Adware.Generic.616491
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4562 W32.Clodd68.Trojan
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0325 Trojan.Crossrider.7
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.14.11.21.10 Adware.Generic.616491
ESET-NOD32 8.9116 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.H
Fortinet FortiGate 11/21/2014 Adware/Lyckriks
F-Secure 11.2014-21-11_6 Adware.Generic.616491
G Data 14.11.22 Adware.Generic.616491
K7 AntiVirus 13.174.10361 Riskware
K7GW 13.174.10361 Riskware ( 0040eff71 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.2913 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.6940 Artemis!7E2126EDBD8B
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6940 Artemis!7E2126EDBD8B
MicroWorld-eScan 15.0.0.975 Adware.Generic.616491
Symantec 11/21/2014 rev. 6 Adware.Adpopup
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.325 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH07JD13
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 23878 Crossrider (fs)
Easy Deals-firefoxinstaller.exe (592389736b0fd21c641d3d3c3a07a816) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 HackTool.Win32.CrossRider.J
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clod99c.Trojan.f30b
ESET-NOD32 9290 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.J
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10837 Trojan ( 0048c68d1 )
K7GW 9.175.10837 Trojan ( 0048c68d1 )
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!592389736B0F
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!592389736B0F
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.FindLyrics
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C9H05JO13
VIPRE Antivirus 25428 Crossrider (fs)
Easy Deals-updater.exe (2228c4ce314fbb8708c0be197ebcf2be) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.CrossRider.W
Dr.Web 7.00.7.12100 Trojan.Crossrider.950
ESET-NOD32 9420 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.W
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.EasyDeals.A
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.Crossid
VIPRE Antivirus 26430 Crossrider (fs)
Easy Deals-codedownloader.exe (adc5d684db04438ea1bd2765da606505) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.CrossRider.T
Dr.Web 7.00.7.12100 Trojan.Crossrider.950
ESET-NOD32 9419 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.T
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.EasyDeals.A
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.Crossid
VIPRE Antivirus 26418 Crossrider (fs)
Easy Deals-enabler.exe (bdcc828caeb7da83f806dfdd7ecd7b6f) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.CrossRider.K
ESET-NOD32 9190 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.K
VIPRE Antivirus 24642 Crossrider (fs)
       View all 48 all detections
Easy Deals has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Adassist
URL: crossrider.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\easy deals
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Easy Deals\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 6.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Easy Deals

Program executable:utils.exe
Name:Easy Deals
Easy Deals Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\easy deals\utils.exe
MD5:5d6809fca5e1c12d3b0d5f79923c1468
Additional files:
  • Easy Deals-bg.exe (by Adassist) - Easy Deals (Easy Deals exe)
  • (Malware detected) Easy Deals-bho.dll (by Adassist) - Easy Deals BHO
  • Easy Deals-bho64.dll
  • Easy Deals-buttonutil.exe
  • Easy Deals-buttonutil64.exe
  • Easy Deals-chromeinstaller.exe
  • Easy Deals-codedownloader.exe
  • (Malware detected) Easy Deals-enabler.exe
  • (Malware detected) Easy Deals-firefoxinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) Easy Deals-updater.exe
  • Easy Deals-buttonutil.dll
  • Easy Deals-buttonutil64.dll
  • Easy Deals-helper.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • Easy Deals-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Easy Deals' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110311991194} (CrossriderApp0039994).
  • Easy Deals-bho64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Easy Deals' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110311991194} (CrossriderApp0039994).
5 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • Easy Deals-updater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Easy Deals-updater.
  • Easy Deals-firefoxinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Easy Deals-firefoxinstaller.
  • Easy Deals-codedownloader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Easy Deals-codedownloader.
  • Easy Deals-enabler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Easy Deals-enabler.
  • Easy Deals-chromeinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Easy Deals-chromeinstaller.

How do I remove Easy Deals?

Quickly and completely remove Easy Deals from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Easy Deals from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Easy Deals, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Easy Deals.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Easy Deals you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.47%
Windows 8 18.87%
Windows Vista 3.77%
Windows XP 1.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.15%
Windows 8 5.77%
Windows 7 Professional 5.77%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.77%
Windows 8.1 5.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.96% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 12.96%
  United States 12.96%
  France 12.96%
  Iran 11.11%
  Germany 11.11%
  MA 5.56%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  Australia 3.70%
  Canada 3.70%
  Poland 3.70%
  Italy 3.70%
  SN 1.85%
  CM 1.85%
  MN 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.88%
Acer 23.26%
Samsung 11.63%
ASUS 11.63%
Dell 9.30%
GIGABYTE 2.33%
Toshiba 2.33%
Intel 2.33%
Sony 2.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.82%
Samsung RV419/RV420 4.55%
Acer Aspire 7750G 4.55%
Acer Aspire 4752 2.27%
Samsung RV415/RV515 2.27%
Samsung 500T 2.27%

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