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Should I remove HQVideoB?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.34.3.28 100.00%

HQVideoB

What is HQVideoB?

This is a web browser extension that injects various forms of advertisements in the user's web browser. These ads could be in the form of banners, text contextual links and popups/popunders shown outside the user's browser. The software uses the Crossrider corss browser toolbar platform and runs in IE, Chrome and Firefox.

Overview

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). The primary executable is named HQVideoB-codedownloader.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 6.77 MB (7,097,928 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in HQVideoB.
HQVideoB-codedownloader.exe (4715a9c6f8359c2c05fb018731b19f8f) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL 0.1.0.1 Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14422 Adware.Win32.CrossRider.X
ESET-NOD32 8.9634 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.X
Malwarebytes v2014.04.22.11 PUP.Optional.HQVideo.A
Symantec 4/22/2014 rev. 3 Adware.Crossid
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.112 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H05D114
VIPRE Antivirus 28008 Crossrider (fs)
40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-4.exe (11fe666776becb599ff820b5c7879e8a) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 0.1.0.1 Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.CrossRider.AD
ESET-NOD32 9654 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AD
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.HQVideo.A
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.Crossid
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H05D614
VIPRE Antivirus 28156 Crossrider (fs)
40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-2.exe (f84980765e50f523fbf22d16ae2e7935) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 0.1.0.1 Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
ESET-NOD32 9657 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AC
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.HQVideo.A
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.Crossid
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H05D614
VIPRE Antivirus 28174 Crossrider (fs)
40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-5.exe (0841ec13a8867ef28769aef633c91b05) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.HQVideo.A
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.Crossid
VIPRE Antivirus 28026 Crossrider (fs)
40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-3.exe (a9a05fbd1c3c19ed64882d97132c932d) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.HQVideo.A
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
VIPRE Antivirus 28012 Crossrider (fs)
       View all 26 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hqvideob
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HQVideoB\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Estimated size: 6.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HQVideoB

Program executable:HQVideoB-codedownloader.exe (Malware detected)
Name:HQVideoB
HQVideoB exe
Path:C:\Program Files\hqvideob\HQVideoB-codedownloader.exe
MD5:4715a9c6f8359c2c05fb018731b19f8f
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-2.exe - HQVideoB (HQVideoB exe)
  • (Malware detected) 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-3.exe
  • (Malware detected) 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-4.exe
  • (Malware detected) 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-5.exe
  • HQVideoB-bg.exe
  • (Malware detected) HQVideoB-codedownloader.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • utils.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • HQVideoB-codedownloader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-1.
  • 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-5.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-5.
  • 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-4.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-4.
  • 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-3.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-3.
  • 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-2.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 40d5d6f1-67eb-4102-821f-0f0132da4ec6-2.

How do I remove HQVideoB?

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Or, you can uninstall HQVideoB 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 HQVideoB, 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 HQVideoB.
  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.
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HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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