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Should I remove Deals Plugin Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,145
United States Rank #17,519
Reach 0.0119%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.83 days
614.34 days >
Average installed length: 322.79 days


VersionDistribution 0.43% 76.07% 23.50%

Deals Plugin Extension

What is Deals Plugin Extension?

Warning, this program is very aggressive adware from 50onRed. Not only does it hijack the user's browser and settings, it hijacks visited web sites by injecting its own advertising over the web sites ads including Adsense. Removing this program is suggested. In addition it has observed as adversely effecting PC performance when the loaded web browser is running.

About  (from 215 Apps)

The Plugin may be bundled with, or require the installation of, third-party software, such as but not limited search engine toolbars. Such bundling enables the Plugin to perform the functions requested by you and to collect information as described in our Privacy Policy or provides us with the resources to develop and ...  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 Deals Plugin Extension.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 5.74 MB (6,017,828 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 experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Deals Plugin Extension.
Deals Plugin Extension.dll (f4d0b720b7c0b4af6b9c3c27e1070170) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International Trojan.Win32.Agent.peo
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.CrossRider.AMN
ESET-NOD32 7.8892 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.A
VIPRE Antivirus 22204 Crossrider (fs)
Deals Plugin Extension-bg.exe (f3551c39501eb1654c1c35ffcf532063) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9180 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.E
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.04.09.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
VIPRE Antivirus 24446 Crossrider (fs)
Uninstall.exe (f4bccf5f12ea8ddd8bd3630620a9e4f3) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.22
ESET-NOD32 7919 Win32/Packed.ScrambleWrapper.A
Deals Plugin Extension 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: www.dealsplugin.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\deals plugin extension
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Deals Plugin Extension\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 5.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Deals Plugin Extension

Program module:Deals Plugin Extension.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Deals Plugin Extension
Deals Plugin Extension BHO
Path:C:\Program Files\deals plugin extension\Deals Plugin Extension.dll
Deals Plugin is a web browser plugin which tracks Internet browsing behaviors and displays coupon deals based on the user's shoppimg habits. The Deals Plugin browser add-on tracks Internet users detailed information shuch as sites visited...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Deals Plugin Extension.dll - Deals Plugin Extension (Deals Plugin Extension BHO)
  • Deals Plugin Extension.exe - Deals Plugin Extension exe
  • (Malware detected) Deals Plugin Extension-bg.exe
  • Deals Plugin ExtensionGui.exe
  • (Malware detected) Uninstall.exe - Deals Plugin Extension Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Deals Plugin Extension.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Deals Plugin Extension' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211181106} (CrossriderApp0021806).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Deals Plugin Extension-bg.exe
Total CPU:0.5889319134%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.40120040%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.18773151%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Deals Plugin Extension?

You can uninstall Deals Plugin Extension 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 Deals Plugin Extension, 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 Deals Plugin Extension.
  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 Deals Plugin Extension you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.48%
Windows Vista 6.84%
Windows 10 5.98%
Windows XP 4.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.03%
Windows 7 Professional 6.49%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.90%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.18%
  Iran 17.36%
  Germany 3.82%
  Philippines 2.08%
  PR 1.74%
  Canada 1.74%
  Colombia 1.39%
  Belgium 1.39%
  Russia 1.39%
  India 1.39%
  Mexico 1.39%
  Israel 1.39%
  United Kingdom 1.39%
  France 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.17%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 22.62%
ASUS 7.74%
Toshiba 6.55%
Lenovo 3.57%
Intel 1.19%
Samsung 1.19%
American Megatrends 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.93%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.82%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.82%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.82%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.11%

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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