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What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.27.153.6 100.00%

Safe-Saver Generic

What is Safe-Saver Generic?

This adware extension plugs into the user's web browser for IE, Chrome and Firefox and will display additional advertisements in search engines such as Bing and Google. It installs itself as a browser extension/toolbar and runs as a background process. Once installed, it displays ads by injecting new ads in search as well as various web pages that use 3rd party advertising and replaces these ads with its own. It also constantly will display pop-up ads when the user is doing various activities such as watching a video or viewing a specific shopping web site.

About  (from InstalleRex-WebPick)

This free, ad-supported application allows you to browse coupons and deals from merchant sites. The application works by detecting supported coupons while you browse the site and displays them in the browser through a drop down window. This browser application integrates a new feature that displays search results from ...  Read more

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). It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named Safe-Saver Generic-bg.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 7.2 MB (7,553,690 bytes). The installed file Safe-Saver Generic-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
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • 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
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Safe-Saver Generic.
Safe-Saver Generic-bho.dll (c2edc19494d8527cc1d813f58ad9a33d) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8.9099 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.H
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Symantec 1/11/2014 rev. 7 Adware.Adpopup
VIPRE Antivirus 23756 Crossrider (fs)
Safe-Saver Generic-enabler.exe (1c8a607404c53127cea0219c05037b80) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Trojan.Crossrider.9
ESET-NOD32 9099 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.J
VIPRE Antivirus 23756 Crossrider (fs)
Safe-Saver Generic-updater.exe (9c122de35a491f00c4615be581b04738) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic_r.GS
ESET-NOD32 9099 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.J
VIPRE Antivirus 23756 Crossrider (fs)
Safe-Saver Generic-chromeinstaller.exe (83c35b5c361433c4222133d5e7c48c20) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9099 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.J
VIPRE Antivirus 23756 Crossrider (fs)
Safe-Saver Generic-codedownloader.exe (eec5f656291c41a8d5f07f39aeb88797) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9099 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.J
VIPRE Antivirus 23756 Crossrider (fs)
       View all 14 all detections
Safe-Saver Generic 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 Safe-Saver Generic.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Safe Saver
URL: justplug.it
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\safe-saver generic
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Safe-Saver Generic\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 7.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Safe-Saver Generic

Program executable:Safe-Saver Generic-bg.exe
Name:Safe-Saver Generic
Safe-Saver Generic exe
Path:C:\Program Files\safe-saver generic\Safe-Saver Generic-bg.exe
MD5:c6134a3f4baca2c6f1a5d778d89c6842
Additional files:
  • Safe-Saver Generic-bg.exe (by Safe Saver) - Safe-Saver Generic (Safe-Saver Generic exe)
  • (Malware detected) Safe-Saver Generic-bho.dll (by Safe Saver) - Safe-Saver Generic BHO
  • Safe-Saver Generic-buttonutil.exe
  • Safe-Saver Generic-buttonutil64.exe
  • (Malware detected) Safe-Saver Generic-chromeinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) Safe-Saver Generic-codedownloader.exe
  • (Malware detected) Safe-Saver Generic-enabler.exe
  • Safe-Saver Generic-firefoxinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) Safe-Saver Generic-updater.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - Safe-Saver Generic Installer
  • Safe-Saver Generic-buttonutil.dll
  • Safe-Saver Generic-buttonutil64.dll
  • Safe-Saver Generic-helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Safe-Saver Generic-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Safe-Saver Generic' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110311391186} (CrossriderApp0033986).
5 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • Safe-Saver Generic-updater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Safe-Saver Generic-updater.
  • Safe-Saver Generic-firefoxinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Safe-Saver Generic-firefoxinstaller.
  • Safe-Saver Generic-enabler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Safe-Saver Generic-enabler.
  • Safe-Saver Generic-codedownloader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Safe-Saver Generic-codedownloader.
  • Safe-Saver Generic-chromeinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Safe-Saver Generic-chromeinstaller.

How do I remove Safe-Saver Generic?

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Or, you can uninstall Safe-Saver Generic 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 Safe-Saver Generic, 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 Safe-Saver Generic.
  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 Safe-Saver Generic you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Saudi Arabia 16.67%

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