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Should I remove CouponDropDown Plugin?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,558
United States Rank #33,332
Reach 0.0067%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.47 days
220.29 days >
Average installed length: 115.74 days


VersionDistribution 0.76% 8.33% 7.58% 0.76% 7.58% 23.48% 1.52% 50.00%

CouponDropDown Plugin

What is CouponDropDown Plugin?

Innovative Apps' (50OnRed) CouponDropDown BHO is the Browser Helper Object installed into Internet Explorer which has the ability to access and monitor all loaded and requested web pages and content. Removing CouponDropDown is usually a good idea. CouponDropDown has been known to have adverse effect on your web browser's and overall PC's performance and stability. This toolbar is known to monitor your search queries and browsing habits in order to send you targeted ads and modify your search settings and results.

About  (from 215 Apps)

One feature of the plugin that may be enabled for you is displaying relevant coupons, deals, and special offers. When you visit a website of a merchant or affiliate store that participates in the coupon program, the plugin is designed to recognize the website to determine whether there are coupons, deals, or special of...  Read more


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 CouponDropDown Plugin.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 5.71 MB (5,989,934 bytes).

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
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in CouponDropDown Plugin.
CouponDropDown Plugin.dll (04fd7922b1131d82b8b168eb32bb8a62) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.CrossRider.AMN
eSafe Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 7.8375 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 TROJ_GEN.F47V0417
CouponDropDown Plugin-bho.dll (87ece6a691cfbd24ac3e9abdb131b07b) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.Generic.655061
AVG Generic5.AKBV
Baidu-International HackTool.Win32.CrossRider.H
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.Generic.655061
Bkav FE W32.Clod569.Trojan.df9a
Dr.Web Trojan.Crossrider.1
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Generic.655061 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9239 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.H
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.655061
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.655061
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10689 Riskware ( 0040eff71 )
K7GW 9.174.10689 Riskware ( 0040eff71 )
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Generic.655061
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.Crossid
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H07JN13
VIPRE Antivirus 25002 Crossrider (fs)
       View all 20 all detections
CouponDropDown Plugin 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

Displayed publisher: Innovative Apps
URL: www.50onred.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\coupondropdown plugin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\CouponDropDown Plugin\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 5.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CouponDropDown Plugin

Program module:CouponDropDown Plugin.dll (Malware detected)
Name:CouponDropDown Plugin
CouponDropDown Plugin BHO
Path:C:\Program Files\coupondropdown plugin\CouponDropDown Plugin.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) CouponDropDown Plugin.dll (by Innovative Apps) - CouponDropDown Plugin (CouponDropDown Plugin BHO)
  • CouponDropDown Plugin.exe (by Innovative Apps) - CouponDropDown Plugin exe
  • CouponDropDown Plugin64.exe
  • CouponDropDown Plugin-bg.exe
  • (Malware detected) CouponDropDown Plugin-bho.dll
  • CouponDropDown Plugin-buttonutil.exe
  • CouponDropDown Plugin-buttonutil64.exe
  • CouponDropDown Plugin-codedownloader.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - CouponDropDown Plugin Installer
  • CouponDropDown Plugin-buttonutil.dll
  • CouponDropDown Plugin-buttonutil64.dll
  • CouponDropDown Plugin-helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • CouponDropDown Plugin-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CouponDropDown Plugin' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211771193} (CrossriderApp0027793).
  • CouponDropDown Plugin.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CouponDropDown Plugin' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211771193} (CrossriderApp0027793).

How do I remove CouponDropDown Plugin?

You can uninstall CouponDropDown Plugin 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 CouponDropDown Plugin, 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 CouponDropDown Plugin.
  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 CouponDropDown Plugin you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.42%
Windows 10 21.97%
Windows XP 7.58%
Windows Vista 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.52%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.73%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 8 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.58%
Windows 8 Pro 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.90%
  Brazil 8.63%
  Italy 6.47%
  Iran 4.32%
  Turkey 4.32%
  Russia 3.60%
  France 2.88%
  Mexico 2.16%
  DZ 2.16%
  Indonesia 2.16%
  Spain 2.16%
  Netherlands 2.16%
  Poland 2.16%
  MA 1.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.40%
Acer 18.60%
Dell 11.63%
ASUS 11.63%
Intel 5.81%
Toshiba 5.81%
Samsung 4.65%
Sony 2.33%
Lenovo 1.16%
Common models
Gateway DX4380G 5.83%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.91%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.91%
Positivo MOBILE 1.94%
HP ProBook 4540s 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.94%

About 215 Apps

215 Apps developes a number of adware driven toolbar programs such as DropinSavings, Vid-Saver, Giant Savings, Savings Sidekick, etc.
Publisher URL: www.215apps.com


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