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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 #34,738
United States Rank #19,211
Reach 0.0035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.55 days
252.30 days >
Average installed length: 132.57 days


VersionDistribution 97.06% 2.94%

Savings Addon

What is Savings Addon?

Savings Addon by 50onRed installs a web browser plugin that displays coupon deals and other advertisements when users visit various online shopping sites. When a user visits an online shopping site and the program has a pre-arranged affiliate relationship with a similar merchant it will alert the user that other deals or prices exist, or in many cases just shows adverts. It injects ads and affiliate codes in product links directly by modifying web pages HTML content. In addition, it has been seen to display non-embedded pop-up advertisements that are non-attributed to the application making this program adware. This software is detected by various anti-malware programs that typically flag it as adware or a potentially unwanted program. The software is built on the CrossRider cross-web browser application platform used to develope and distributed monitized browser extensions that inject coupon and price comparison ads.

About  (from 215 Apps)

Using a coupon has never been easier! After you rollover the tag in the top right corner of your browser, find a coupon you want, and just click it once to apply it to your shopping cart. SavingsExplorer will let you know that you know that the coupon has been applied. After you install SavingsExplorer and start taking...  Read more
  • 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
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Savings Addon.
Savings Addon.dll (c2522de7eecddcebcb94290e72580f7c) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.CrossRider.AMN
ESET-NOD32 7.8298 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.A
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. AdWare.Win32.CouponCompanion
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1CO
VIPRE Antivirus 17466 GamePlayLabs (v)
Savings Addon 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

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\savings addon
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Savings Addon\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Savings Addon

Program module:Savings Addon.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Savings Addon
Savings Addon BHO
Path:C:\Program Files\savings addon\Savings Addon.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Savings Addon.dll - Savings Addon (Savings Addon BHO)
  • Savings Addon-bg.exe - Savings Addon exe
  • Uninstall.exe - Savings Addon Installer
  • ButtonUtil.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Savings Addon.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Savings Addon' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211141126} (CrossriderApp0021426).

How do I remove Savings Addon?

You can uninstall Savings Addon 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 Savings Addon, 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 Savings Addon.
  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 Savings Addon you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.53%
Windows 10 17.65%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Windows XP 2.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.82%
Windows 8 7.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.41%
Windows 8.1 4.41%
Windows 7 Professional 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.55%
  Australia 0.86%
  Russia 0.86%
  Mexico 0.86%
  Germany 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.77%
Dell 16.13%
ASUS 12.90%
Acer 6.45%
Toshiba 4.84%
Gateway 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
Sony 1.61%
Intel 1.61%
Alienware 1.61%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.56%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.92%
Dell Inspiron 620 3.28%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.28%
HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook ... 1.64%
Unknow Unknow 1.64%

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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