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What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #43,137
Reach 0.0007%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 45.52 days
407.52 days >
Average installed length: 214.12 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is HDTotalS?

This is an ad-supported (adware) web browser extension that may inject advertising in the user's web browser in the form of banner ads, text hyperlinks as well as popups.

About  (from Crossrider Advanced Technologies (Platform))

As part of the installing of the Extensions, Licensors may offer changes to your Internet Browser settings. This change if approved by you can be reconfigured by you at any time from the options dialog available on your Internet Browser. Such changes may include the following; the homepage of your Internet Browser, the...  Read more


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. Once installed, it will add an extension to both the Firefox and Chrome web browsers. The primary executable is named utils.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 8.87 MB (9,299,422 bytes). The installed file HDTotalS-updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

This browser extension utilizes Crossrider framework, a cross-browser toolbar/plugin platform used to develop, deploy and monetize web browser toolbars for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. Crossrider extension provide monetization options, mostly potentially unwanted apps, for toolbars including coupons, search assistant (home page and search hijacking) and in-text contextual advertising. Many adware programs (defined by a number of anti-virus vendors) are built using Crossrider as it provides a quick an easy way to deploy ad-supported features that will assist in browser search hijacking.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Adds a toolbar to IE and an extension to Chrome and Firefox
  • Uses the Crossrider toolbar framework
  • During install it may hijack/modify the browser's homepage and search provider
  • Runs disconnected from the browser as a background process
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in HDTotalS.
utils.exe (575b26d3cf5f82dd5a2dea42926c5713) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140422 Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
Baidu-International Trojan.Win32.VMDetector.E
Bkav FE HW32.CDB
Dr.Web Trojan.Crossrider.4794
ESET-NOD32 8.9658 Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AB
Malwarebytes v2014.04.22.11 PUP.Optional.HQVideoPro.A
HDTotalS-bho.dll (edf6ebd6f9aba65f1f56056236941b28) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.HDTotal.A
Sophos 4.98.0 AppRider
VIPRE Antivirus 27574 Crossrider (fs)
HDTotalS-codedownloader.exe (6b852e18ff3e38950a05198b56eeae78) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9548 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AA
VIPRE Antivirus 27438 Crossrider (fs)
HDTotalS-enabler.exe (780621ffd5b782714be7963d45b973a3) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Trojan.Crossrider.950
VIPRE Antivirus 27438 Crossrider (fs)
HDTotalS-updater.exe (a5c40e868cd8278accce1b615a41335e) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
SUPERAntiSpyware Trojan.Agent/Gen-Crossrider
VIPRE Antivirus 27438 Crossrider (fs)
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HDTotalS has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove HDTotalS.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: HDplustotalS
URL: crossrider.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hdtotals
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HDTotalS\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 8.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HDTotalS

Program executable:utils.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\hdtotals\utils.exe
Additional files:
  • HDTotalS-bg.exe (by HDplustotalS) - HDTotalS (HDTotalS exe)
  • (Malware detected) HDTotalS-bho.dll (by HDplustotalS) - HDTotalS BHO
  • HDTotalS-bho64.dll
  • HDTotalS-chromeinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) HDTotalS-codedownloader.exe
  • (Malware detected) HDTotalS-enabler.exe
  • HDTotalS-firefoxinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) HDTotalS-updater.exe
  • 53172.crx
  • 53172.xpi
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • HDTotalS-bho64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'HDTotalS' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110511311172} (CrossriderApp0053172).
  • HDTotalS-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'HDTotalS' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110511311172} (CrossriderApp0053172).
5 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • HDTotalS-updater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named HDTotalS-updater.
  • HDTotalS-firefoxinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named HDTotalS-firefoxinstaller.
  • HDTotalS-enabler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named HDTotalS-enabler.
  • HDTotalS-codedownloader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named HDTotalS-codedownloader.
  • HDTotalS-chromeinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named HDTotalS-chromeinstaller.

How do I remove HDTotalS?

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Or, you can uninstall HDTotalS 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 HDTotalS, 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 HDTotalS.
  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 HDTotalS you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 10%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows 8.1 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.46%
  Brazil 3.85%
  Iran 3.85%
  Italy 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 25.00%
Sony 25.00%
Common models
Sony VPCS132FX 10.00%
Sony SVF1521A6EW 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard s5747c 10.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 10.00%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 10.00%


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