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Should I remove Solid Savings Plugin?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 48.99 days
420.48 days >
Average installed length: 220.93 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Solid Savings Plugin

What is Solid Savings Plugin?

Solid Savings Plugin is an adware web browser extension designed to take control of the user's browser in order to redirect web searches and inject advertising. In Internet Explorer the program run as a Browser Helper Object. The add-in performs a number of behaviors that will hijack advertising on non-associated web sites as well as inject its own advertising in the form of contextual link ads, banner ads, popups and pop-overs including the hijacking of known ad serving sites. This malware is typically bundled with various third party unwanted applications as well as through web browser exploits. 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)

The Plugin customizes and enhances your Internet browsing experience by allowing you, the end user, to assert more control over your viewing experience. The Plugin does this by providing various features, which may include search links, text links, video, product comparisons and reviews, coupons, graphics or banners,...  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
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Solid Savings Plugin.
Solid Savings Plugin-bho.dll (8a9683b12f6636d7c83dbb7fff278d2b) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3390 AdInject.FunApps
McAfee 5600.7046 Artemis!8A9683B12F66
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7046 Artemis!8A9683B12F66
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.219 TROJ_GEN.F47V0825
VIPRE Antivirus 21368 Crossrider (fs)
Solid Savings Plugin 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

Displayed publisher: Innovative Apps
URL: www.50onred.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\solid savings plugin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Solid Savings Plugin\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Estimated size: 3.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Solid Savings Plugin

Program executable:Solid Savings Plugin-bg.exe
Name:Solid Savings Plugin
Solid Savings Plugin exe
Path:C:\Program Files\solid savings plugin\Solid Savings Plugin-bg.exe
Additional files:
  • Solid Savings Plugin-bg.exe (by Innovative Apps) - Solid Savings Plugin (Solid Savings Plugin exe)
  • Solid Savings Plugin-bho.dll (by Innovative Apps) - Solid Savings Plugin BHO
  • Solid Savings Plugin-bho64.dll
  • Solid Savings Plugin-buttonutil.exe
  • Solid Savings Plugin-buttonutil64.exe
  • Solid Savings Plugin-codedownloader.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - Solid Savings Plugin Installer
  • Solid Savings Plugin-buttonutil.dll
  • Solid Savings Plugin-buttonutil64.dll
  • Solid Savings Plugin-helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Solid Savings Plugin-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Solid Savings Plugin' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110311291110} (CrossriderApp0032910).

How do I remove Solid Savings Plugin?

You can uninstall Solid Savings Plugin 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 Solid Savings Plugin, 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 Solid Savings Plugin.
  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 Solid Savings Plugin you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 10 33%
Win 7 (SP1) 17%
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Windows 8 Pro 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%

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?
Acer 33.33%
Sony 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Gateway 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Common models
Sony VPCEB26GM 16.67%
HP ProBook 4540s 16.67%
Gateway GT5428 16.67%
Dell MM061 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 1525 16.67%
Apple Inc. MacBookPro9,2 16.67%

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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