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What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #45,864
Reach 0.0005%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.10 days
180.24 days >
Average installed length: 94.70 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Start Savin

What is Start Savin?

Start Savin (by 50onRed) is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page, search settings and in some cases will modify Internet Explorer's load time threshold, place a lock file within Firefox to prevent competing software from changing its settings as well as disable the browser's Content Security Policy in order to allow for cross site scripting of the plugin.

About  (from 215 Apps)

Whenever we have a coupon(s) available for the site you're browsing, you will see the Start Savin tag on the top right corner of your browser window. This tag will also tell you the number of coupons available for the site you are on. Rollover the Start Savin tag (in the top right corner of the browser) to view all ava...  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
  • Hijacks the web browser's home 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 Start Savin.
Start Savin-bg.exe (38ed60f13ae5b47dbe53880cfc8a133a) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140126 Win32:Installer-M [Adw]
G Data 14.1.22 Win32.Trojan.Agent.0RNIBJ
Symantec 1/26/2014 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V0706
VIPRE Antivirus 19452 GamePlayLabs (v)
Start Savin-bho.dll (4edbda7ff785a2736234925b41db8daa) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Installer-M [Adw]
G Data 22 Win32:Installer-M
VIPRE Antivirus 19160 GamePlayLabs (v)
Start Savin 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\start savin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Start Savin\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Estimated size: 4.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Start Savin

Program executable:Start Savin-bg.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Start Savin
Start Savin exe
Path:C:\Program Files\start savin\Start Savin-bg.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Start Savin-bg.exe (by Innovative Apps) - Start Savin (Start Savin exe)
  • (Malware detected) Start Savin-bho.dll (by Innovative Apps) - Start Savin BHO
  • Start Savin-buttonutil.exe
  • Start Savin-buttonutil64.exe
  • Start Savin-codedownloader.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - Start Savin Installer
  • Start Savin-buttonutil.dll
  • Start Savin-buttonutil64.dll
  • Start Savin-helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Start Savin-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Start Savin' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110311541150} (CrossriderApp0035450).

How do I remove Start Savin?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 7 10%
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows Vista 30.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%

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?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 10.00%
LENOVO H215 10029 10.00%
LENOVO 423352U 10.00%
HP-Pavilion GC673AA-ABA m... 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6715f 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 10.00%

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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