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84% remove it16% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Actual Click Shopping

What is Actual Click Shopping?

This toolbar is a Crossrider program that is designed to integrate with the user's web browser (IE, Chrome and Firefox). Per the terms of service when installing the toolbar:

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 default search engine in your Internet Browser's built-in search box
- The page displayed when opening a new tab.


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named Actual Click Shopping-bho.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 4.46 MB (4,675,427 bytes).

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
  • 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
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Actual Click Shopping.
Actual Click Shopping-bho.dll (754a3ed61fc4bf396bbe3995208fbff0) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.8888 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.H
McAfee 5600.7265 Artemis!754A3ED61FC4
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7265 Artemis!754A3ED61FC4
Symantec 11/21/2013 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
VIPRE Antivirus 22190 Crossrider (fs)
Actual Click Shopping has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: crossrider.com/install/32818-actual-click-shopping
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\actual click shopping
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Actual Click Shopping\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Actual Click Shopping

Program module:Actual Click Shopping-bho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Actual Click Shopping
Actual Click Shopping BHO
Path:C:\Program Files\actual click shopping\Actual Click Shopping-bho.dll
Additional files:
  • Actual Click Shopping-bg.exe - Actual Click Shopping (Actual Click Shopping exe)
  • (Malware detected) Actual Click Shopping-bho.dll - Actual Click Shopping BHO
  • Actual Click Shopping-buttonutil.exe
  • Actual Click Shopping-buttonutil64.exe
  • Actual Click Shopping-codedownloader.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - Actual Click Shopping Installer
  • Actual Click Shopping-buttonutil.dll
  • Actual Click Shopping-buttonutil64.dll
  • Actual Click Shopping-helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Actual Click Shopping-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Actual Click Shopping' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110311281118} (CrossriderApp0032818).

How do I remove Actual Click Shopping?

You can uninstall Actual Click Shopping 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Actual Click Shopping, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Actual Click Shopping.
  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 Actual Click Shopping you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%
Windows Vista (SP2)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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