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What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Video Recommendation

What is Video Recommendation?

Ad-supported potentially unwanted toolbar and web browser extension.


Video Recommendation is a program developed by Vertical Search Works. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is Video Recommendation-bho.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 7.63 MB (7,998,794 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

The program is built using the Crossrider framework, a cross browser monetization platform used to deploy a toolbar and extension for modern web browsers with monetization features including browser search and homepage redirection, contextual coupons and in-line text advertising. Crossrider extensions include background processes to monitor, update and automatically download new features/code without direct user interaction.
  • 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
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
  • Remove Video Recommendation with Reason Antivirus.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\video recommendation
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Video Recommendation\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Estimated size: 7.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Video Recommendation

Program module:Video Recommendation-bho.dll
Name:Video Recommendation
Video Recommendation BHO
Path:C:\Program Files\video recommendation\Video Recommendation-bho.dll
Additional files:
  • Video Recommendation-bg.exe - Video Recommendation (Video Recommendation exe)
  • Video Recommendation-bho.dll - Video Recommendation BHO
  • Video Recommendation-bho64.dll
  • Video Recommendation-buttonutil.exe
  • Video Recommendation-buttonutil64.exe
  • Video Recommendation-chromeinstaller.exe
  • Video Recommendation-codedownloader.exe
  • Video Recommendation-enabler.exe
  • Video Recommendation-firefoxinstaller.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • Video Recommendation-buttonutil.dll
  • Video Recommendation-buttonutil64.dll
  • Video Recommendation-helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • Video Recommendation-bho64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Video Recommendation' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411671162} (CrossriderApp0046762).
  • Video Recommendation-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Video Recommendation' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110411671162} (CrossriderApp0046762).

How do I remove Video Recommendation?

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Or, you can uninstall Video Recommendation 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 Video Recommendation, 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 Video Recommendation.
  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 Video Recommendation you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 10 29%
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows 10 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 8 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%

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 57.14%
Dell 28.57%
Toshiba 14.29%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard h8-1534 28.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite P740 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1174 14.29%
HP ProBook 4530s 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 660 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 560 14.29%


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