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What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #38,531
Reach 0.0006%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 45.36 days
223.29 days >
Average installed length: 117.32 days


VersionDistribution 57.14% 42.86%

PSX Extension 1


PSX Extension 1 is a program developed by Swap Developer. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is PSX Extension 1-bg.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 5.27 MB (5,527,771 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

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
  • 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
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PSX Extension 1.
PSX Extension 1-bho64.dll (e2cab8fab87a3c0e0685b2e08fd5a21c) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International Adware.Win64.Crossrider.C
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.232
ESET-NOD32 8.9459 a variant of Win64/Toolbar.Crossrider.C
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.112 TROJ_GEN.F47V0211
VIPRE Antivirus 26746 Crossrider (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\psx extension 1
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PSX Extension 1\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Estimated size: 5.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PSX Extension 1

Program executable:PSX Extension 1-bg.exe
Name:PSX Extension 1
PSX Extension 1 exe
Path:C:\Program Files\psx extension 1\PSX Extension 1-bg.exe
Additional files:
  • PSX Extension 1-bg.exe - PSX Extension 1 (PSX Extension 1 exe)
  • PSX Extension 1-bho.dll - PSX Extension 1 BHO
  • (Malware detected) PSX Extension 1-bho64.dll
  • PSX Extension 1-buttonutil.exe
  • PSX Extension 1-buttonutil64.exe
  • PSX Extension 1-chromeinstaller.exe
  • PSX Extension 1-codedownloader.exe
  • PSX Extension 1-buttonutil.dll
  • PSX Extension 1-buttonutil64.dll
  • PSX Extension 1-helper.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • PSX Extension 1-bho64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PSX Extension 1' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411451138} (CrossriderApp0044538).
  • PSX Extension 1-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PSX Extension 1' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411451138} (CrossriderApp0044538).

How do I remove PSX Extension 1?

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Or, you can uninstall PSX Extension 1 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 PSX Extension 1, 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 PSX Extension 1.
  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 PSX Extension 1 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8 43%
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 8 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 8.1 28.57%
Windows 8 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Enterprise 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 57.14%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Toshiba 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 14.29%
HP G60 Notebook PC 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1287c 14.29%
Dell XPS M1330 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 660s 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 3647 14.29%


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