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Should I remove SavingsApp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,958
United States Rank #14,805
Reach 0.0100%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.11 days
858.84 days >
Average installed length: 451.26 days


VersionDistribution 1.52% 24.37% 1.52% 72.59%

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What is SavingsApp?

215 SavingsApp (by 50onRed) is 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. It is typically included in various 3rd party software bundles. Warning, this program is very aggressive adware. 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. 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)

SavingsApp is a web tool that lists deals to help you save on retail sites while you shop. We provide a list of deals that you can access at anytime while shopping, allowing you to avoid having to make web searches or visiting coupon sites. With SavingsApp, all the deals that can help you save on your purchases are lis...  Read more
  • 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
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SavingsApp.
SavingsApp.dll (88e70fa4dd0c7e255f7a4e7caaf41d18) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir Adware/VidSaver.1.18
AVG 2014.0.3602 MalSign.Skodna
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Adware.VidSaver.1
CAT-QuickHeal Adware.Crossid (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 17037 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.14
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.VidSaver
ESET-NOD32 7.8866 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.A
F-Secure 11.2013-26-10_7 Gen:Variant.Adware.VidSaver.1
G Data 13.10.22 Gen:Variant.Adware.VidSaver
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.0.127 Win32.SuspectCrc
Malwarebytes v2013.10.26.04 PUP.CrossFire.SA
McAfee 5600.7240 Artemis!88E70FA4DD0C
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7240 Artemis!88E70FA4DD0C
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.VidSaver.1
PC Tools 2013 Adware.Crossid!rem
Sophos 4.93 AppRider
Symantec 10/26/2013 rev. 7 Adware.Crossid
Trend Micro 10.465.26 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0OIJ13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.164 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0OIJ13
VIPRE Antivirus 22026 GamePlayLabs (v)
SavingsApp-bg.exe (af078ed5127de61e4b008367e28f0582) has been flagged by the following 25 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.Agent.NNP
AVG MalSign.Skodna.4D3
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.Agent.NNP
Bkav FE W32.Clod0bc.Trojan.cd51
Clam AntiVirus Win.Adware.Agent-2199
Comodo Security 17571 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.14
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Agent.NNP (B)
ESET-NOD32 9260 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.H
G Data 22 Adware.Agent.NNP
IKARUS anti.virus T3. AdWare.Agent
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10766 Unwanted-Program ( 00454f261 )
K7GW 9.175.10766 Unwanted-Program ( 00454f261 )
Malwarebytes PUP.CrossFire.SA
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!AF078ED5127D
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!AF078ED5127D
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Agent.NNP
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Plugin.crbipj
nProtect 2014-01-07.01 Adware.Agent.NNP
Sophos 4.96.0 AppRider
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 HV_AGENT_BK084750.TOMC
Vba32 AntiVirus Trojan.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 25188 GamePlayLabs (v)
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.A.Agent.907648
Uninstall.exe (884db0659aa2044228d271bd1cd286a7) has been flagged by the following 22 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.Agent.NNP
AVG MalSign.Skodna.4D3
Baidu-International Trojan.Win32.Toolbar.AA
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Agent.NNP
Bkav FE HW32.CDB.8db3
Comodo Security 17450 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.14
ESET-NOD32 9179 Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.B
Fortinet FortiGate 4 Adware/Fam.NB
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Agent.NNP
G Data 22 Adware.Agent.NNP
IKARUS anti.virus T3. AdWare.Agent
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10530 Riskware ( 0040f10b1 )
K7GW 9.174.10530 Riskware ( 0040f10b1 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.CrossFire.SA
McAfee RDN/Generic PUP.z!do
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious-SFX.G
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Agent.NNP
Sophos 4.96.0 AppRider
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Vba32 AntiVirus Trojan.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 24428 GamePlayLabs (fs)
SavingsApp.exe (238a8de59213409197761419d6eb3976) has been flagged by the following 17 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.Generic.557773
Baidu-International HackTool.Win32.CrossRider.E
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.Generic.557773
Bkav FE W32.Clod039.Trojan.51c0
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.24
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Generic.557773 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9255 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.E
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.557773
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10735 Unwanted-Program ( 00454f261 )
K7GW 9.175.10735 Unwanted-Program ( 00454f261 )
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes PUP.CrossFire.SA
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Generic.557773
Sophos 4.96.0 AppRider
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.Crossid
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH05JK13
VIPRE Antivirus 25142 GamePlayLabs (v)
ButtonUtil.dll (d9fa02d6af4d7ffa1e474416fb3cb757) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.14
Jiangmin 16.0.100 Win32/Virut.bn
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0926
VIPRE Antivirus 20494 GamePlayLabs (v)
       View all 89 all detections
SavingsApp 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: savings-app.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\savingsapp
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SavingsApp\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SavingsApp

Program module:SavingsApp.dll (Malware detected)
SavingsApp BHO
Signed by:Awesome Apps
Path:C:\Program Files\savingsapp\SavingsApp.dll
SavingsApp BHO (savingsapp.dll) is the Internet Explorer BHO add-in portion of SavingsApp. SavingsApp BHO installs a Browser Helper into IE that monitor browsing habits. SavingsApp is an adware type program that has causes serious...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) SavingsApp.dll - SavingsApp (SavingsApp BHO)
  • SavingsApp.exe - SavingsApp exe
  • (Malware detected) SavingsApp-bg.exe
  • SavingsAppGui.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - SavingsApp Installer
  • (Malware detected) ButtonUtil.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SavingsApp.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SavingsApp' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011461139} (CrossriderApp0004639).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.14 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0903688613%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.03655180%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.05381706%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove SavingsApp?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.11%
Windows XP 13.20%
Windows Vista 11.17%
Windows 10 1.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.36%
Windows 7 Professional 4.15%
Windows 7 Starter 1.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.16%
  Israel 6.27%
  Mexico 2.58%
  Croatia 2.21%
  Belgium 1.48%
  Romania 1.48%
  Malaysia 1.48%
  Argentina 1.11%
  Egypt 1.11%
  Hungary 1.11%
  MK 0.74%
  MA 0.74%
  South Africa 0.74%
  Brazil 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.56%
Dell 19.46%
Acer 12.08%
Toshiba 10.07%
ASUS 4.70%
Samsung 3.36%
Intel 3.36%
American Megatrends 2.68%
Sahara 2.68%
Lenovo 2.01%
Gateway 1.34%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.94%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.15%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.36%
Dell Inspiron 5520 2.36%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.36%
ASUSTeK K52F 1.57%

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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