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62% remove it38% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Game Discovery


Game Discovery is a software program developed by Popstiko. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named Game Discovery.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 3.46 MB (3,626,572 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

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
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Game Discovery.
Game Discovery.exe (7099411da7c6499e80e5a63782183e95) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8.9071 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.E
Symantec 1/26/2014 rev. 1 Adware.Crossid
VIPRE Antivirus 23544 Crossrider (fs)
Game Discovery.dll (c5ddf68a4d725396e72affd9807b2878) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8724 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.A
PC Tools Adware.Crossid!rem
Sophos 4.91.0 Generic PUA PD
Symantec 20131.1.0.101 Adware.Crossid
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1IK
VIPRE Antivirus 20846 Crossrider (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\game discovery
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Game Discovery\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Game Discovery

Program executable:Game Discovery.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Game Discovery
Game Discovery exe
Path:C:\Program Files\game discovery\Game Discovery.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Game Discovery.dll - Game Discovery (Game Discovery BHO)
  • (Malware detected) Game Discovery.exe - Game Discovery exe
  • Game DiscoveryGui.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - Game Discovery Installer
  • appAPIinternalWrapper.js
  • fb.js
  • jquery.js
  • json.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Game Discovery.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Game Discovery' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011231197} (CrossriderApp0002397).

How do I remove Game Discovery?

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Or, you can uninstall Game Discovery 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 Game Discovery, 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 Game Discovery.
  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 Game Discovery you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 33%
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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