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Should I remove click-n-mark-5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,968
United States Rank #38,259
Reach 0.0017%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.94 days
204.69 days >
Average installed length: 107.55 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.29.153.3 100.00%

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click-n-mark-5

What is click-n-mark-5?

This is a web browser extension that will integrate itself into Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. The extension/toolbar will modify the browser's search and home pages as well as various other features such as 404 erros and DNS redirections, etc as well as may change some browser settings that might cause lessen its security levels. This is a potentially unwanted program and may interfere with the functions of some of the browser's normal features and web search behaviors. In many cases in addition to modify the search provider and default home pages, the toolbar will push additional advertisements to the browser.

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. Once installed, it will add an extension to both the Firefox and Chrome web browsers. 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 6.64 MB (6,961,225 bytes). click-n-mark-5-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
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Runs in the Firefox, Chrome and Firefox web browsers
  • 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
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • 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 click-n-mark-5.
utils.exe (b0d608e03ff317cafb9ba4cd3ba56ae7) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4923 HW32.CDB
Dr.Web 9.0.0.044 Trojan.Crossrider.9
ESET-NOD32 8.9339 a variant of Win32/Packed.VMDetector.C
Malwarebytes v2014.02.13.08 PUP.Optional.AdLyrics.A
Symantec 2/13/2014 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
click-n-mark-5-chromeinstaller.exe (84bcc47919357395e8668c26c03d75f5) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.CrossRider.K
ESET-NOD32 9281 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.K
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!84BCC4791935
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!84BCC4791935
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1206
VIPRE Antivirus 25372 Crossrider (fs)
click-n-mark-5-enabler.exe (9a2f08c04b3c2aabbf7f00439ed7f062) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.CrossRider.K
ESET-NOD32 9302 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.K
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!9A2F08C04B3C
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!9A2F08C04B3C
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1213
VIPRE Antivirus 25502 Crossrider (fs)
click-n-mark-5-updater.exe (d193d7a423df34e15a63d5ac4a0051bb) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.CrossRider.K
ESET-NOD32 9302 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.K
McAfee 6.0.4.564 Artemis!D193D7A423DF
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!D193D7A423DF
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1207
VIPRE Antivirus 25502 Crossrider (fs)
click-n-mark-5-firefoxinstaller.exe (03ac0a3a1c64fffaf86878fce59b0b88) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.CrossRider.K
ESET-NOD32 9281 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.K
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1206
VIPRE Antivirus 25372 Crossrider (fs)
click-n-mark-5-codedownloader.exe (9cb8d3e2c36dd7ac52422d698a8f96c3) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.CrossRider.K
ESET-NOD32 9302 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.K
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1207
VIPRE Antivirus 25502 Crossrider (fs)
click-n-mark-5-bho64.dll (0032a473f2eedd17c8948955e3f2ed7a) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win64.Crossrider.B
ESET-NOD32 9281 a variant of Win64/Toolbar.Crossrider.B
VIPRE Antivirus 25372 Crossrider (fs)
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click-n-mark-5 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 click-n-mark-5.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\click-n-mark-5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\click-n-mark-5\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 6.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by click-n-mark-5

Program executable:utils.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\click-n-mark-5\utils.exe
MD5:b0d608e03ff317cafb9ba4cd3ba56ae7
Additional files:
  • click-n-mark-5-bg.exe - click-n-mark-5 (click-n-mark-5 exe)
  • click-n-mark-5-bho.dll - click-n-mark-5 BHO
  • (Malware detected) click-n-mark-5-bho64.dll
  • click-n-mark-5-buttonutil.exe
  • click-n-mark-5-buttonutil64.exe
  • (Malware detected) click-n-mark-5-chromeinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) click-n-mark-5-codedownloader.exe
  • (Malware detected) click-n-mark-5-enabler.exe
  • (Malware detected) click-n-mark-5-firefoxinstaller.exe
  • (Malware detected) click-n-mark-5-updater.exe
  • 45182.xpi
  • 45182.crx
  • click-n-mark-5-buttonutil.dll
  • click-n-mark-5-buttonutil64.dll
  • click-n-mark-5-helper.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • click-n-mark-5-bho64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'click-n-mark-5' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411511182} (CrossriderApp0045182).
  • click-n-mark-5-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'click-n-mark-5' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411511182} (CrossriderApp0045182).
5 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • click-n-mark-5-updater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named click-n-mark-5-updater.
  • click-n-mark-5-firefoxinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named click-n-mark-5-firefoxinstaller.
  • click-n-mark-5-enabler.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named click-n-mark-5-enabler.
  • click-n-mark-5-codedownloader.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named click-n-mark-5-codedownloader.
  • click-n-mark-5-chromeinstaller.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named click-n-mark-5-chromeinstaller.

How do I remove click-n-mark-5?

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Or, you can uninstall click-n-mark-5 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 click-n-mark-5, 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 click-n-mark-5.
  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 click-n-mark-5 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 5%
 
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 60.00%
Windows 8 30.00%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Windows XP 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 8 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.44%
  Australia 8.33%
  Germany 8.33%
  Canada 8.33%
  United Kingdom 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 18.75%
ASUS 12.50%
Acer 6.25%
Toshiba 6.25%
Samsung 6.25%
Common models
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TOSHIBA Satellite A660 5.26%
Samsung P500A2D 5.26%
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