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Getfiles Download App

What is Getfiles Download App?

Displays advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of search-related ads, banner and video ads, and text-links and some popup/pop-under advertisements. These ads are typically injected in the header of footer are of the web page. It will also convert words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements.


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named Getfiles Download App-bg.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 5.95 MB (6,244,032 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
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • 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 Getfiles Download App.
Getfiles Download App-bg.exe (1423746a1e066d89c5152a722a2e8592) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 N PUP/Win32.MulDrop
Avira AntiVir Adware/CrossRider.A.5132
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.CrossRider.BAA
ESET-NOD32 8.9852 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AA
Malwarebytes v2014.05.29.11 PUP.Optional.GetFiles.A
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.8e6
Sophos 4.98 AppRider
VIPRE Antivirus 29646 Crossrider (fs)
Getfiles Download App-bho.dll (8224c7fc64d17919a930ac3b8ba31a9b) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir Adware/CrossRider.A.5131
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.CrossRider.AA
ESET-NOD32 9852 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.AA
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.sq
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.GetFiles.A
McAfee Artemis!8224C7FC64D1
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!8224C7FC64D1
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.1cc
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.R00JH07EQ14
VIPRE Antivirus 29646 Crossrider (fs)
       View all 19 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

URL: crossrider.com/install/54618-getfiles-download-app
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\getfiles download app
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Getfiles Download App\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Estimated size: 5.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Getfiles Download App

Program executable:Getfiles Download App-bg.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Getfiles Download App
Getfiles Download App exe
Path:C:\Program Files\getfiles download app\Getfiles Download App-bg.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Getfiles Download App-bg.exe - Getfiles Download App (Getfiles Download App exe)
  • (Malware detected) Getfiles Download App-bho.dll - Getfiles Download App BHO
  • Getfiles Download App-bho64.dll
  • Getfiles Download App-buttonutil.exe
  • Getfiles Download App-buttonutil64.exe
  • Getfiles Download App-codedownloader.exe
  • Getfiles Download App-enabler.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - Getfiles Download App Installer
  • Getfiles Download App-buttonutil.dll
  • Getfiles Download App-buttonutil64.dll
  • Getfiles Download App-helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Getfiles Download App-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Getfiles Download App' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110511461118} (CrossriderApp0054618).

How do I remove Getfiles Download App?

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Or, you can uninstall Getfiles Download App 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 Getfiles Download App, 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 Getfiles Download App.
  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 Getfiles Download App you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%
Windows 7 (SP1)
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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