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MyPoints Score

What is MyPoints Score?  (from MyPoint's)

Your e-mail capture widget doesn't engender loyalty. By intelligently rewarding key activities between purchases, ours does. Let your members earn your points at 1,000+ top merchants, including Walmart, Nordstrom, and Best Buy — without ever visiting an affiliate mall.


MyPoints Score is a software program developed by MyPoint's. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named MyPoints Score-helper.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 5.32 MB (5,583,553 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
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in MyPoints Score.
MyPoints Score-bho.dll (4d8d355bd1ff07a7443aad3248042ad3) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Lyckriks.AGe
ESET-NOD32 8.9447 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.V
Fortinet FortiGate 3/4/2014 Adware/Lyckriks
Jiangmin KV140304 AdWare/Lyckriks.fe
K7GW 13.176.11210 Riskware ( 0040f01a1 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Lyckriks.mg.(kcloud)
Sophos 4.97 AppRider
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus 26658 Crossrider (fs)
MyPoints Score-bho64.dll (1ec91df5afc1e78a2ca980eb888fcbd3) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International Adware.Win64.Crossrider.B
ESET-NOD32 9471 a variant of Win64/Toolbar.Crossrider.C
VIPRE Antivirus 26838 Crossrider (fs)
       View all 13 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: MyPoints
URL: 500friends.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mypoints score
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MyPoints Score\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Estimated size: 5.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MyPoints Score

Program executable:MyPoints Score-helper.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\mypoints score\MyPoints Score-helper.exe
Additional files:
  • MyPoints Score-bg.exe - MyPoints Score (MyPoints Score exe)
  • (Malware detected) MyPoints Score-bho.dll - MyPoints Score BHO
  • (Malware detected) MyPoints Score-bho64.dll
  • MyPoints Score-buttonutil.exe
  • MyPoints Score-buttonutil64.exe
  • MyPoints Score-codedownloader.exe
  • MyPoints Score - x64.dll
  • MyPoints Score.dll
  • MyPoints Score-buttonutil.dll
  • MyPoints Score-buttonutil64.dll
  • MyPoints Score-helper.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • MyPoints Score.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'MyPoints Score!' with the class of {26493718-32F9-4651-8CDB-BBAE7D338A01}.
  • MyPoints Score-bho64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'MyPoints Score' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411661178} (CrossriderApp0046678).
  • MyPoints Score-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'MyPoints Score' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411661178} (CrossriderApp0046678).

How do I remove MyPoints Score?

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Or, you can uninstall MyPoints Score 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 MyPoints Score, 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 MyPoints Score.
  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 MyPoints Score you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 20%
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Dell 40.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p6821p 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 20.00%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 20.00%
Dell XPS 8500 20.00%
Dell Dimension 4700 ... 20.00%


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