What is PlusHD?

PlusHD is an adware which displayed advertisements, banners, coupons and other pop-ups within your browser(Chrome, Mozilla or IE). Why you must uninstall it? First of all because PlusHD can redirect you to another dangerous site to take your money. PlusHD change your registry keys, system files and infect your PC. PlusHD gets into your computer when you visit an unsafe sites, then PlusHD penetrates into your system by destructive code, from freeware sites with any downloader or installer without your consent. That’s it. You need promptly remove PlusHD while it did not destroy all of your data, passwords and files in root folder.

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How PlusHD gets on your PC?

PlusHD is distributed using 2 main methods. First is bundled installation. This are those offers you see when you install this or that free software – usually some small utility like downloader, converter, zip-archivator. Other method is context ads or pop-ups that say you can enhance the way you watch YouTube videos or any videos online. You are then offered to download PlusHD.

How to remove PlusHD from your computer?

To uninstall PlusHD remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have PlusHD in their database. You can try to use them for removing PlusHD.

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You can try both of these products to remove PlusHD

Or uninstall PlusHD manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find PlusHD.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find PlusHD and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find PlusHD, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove PlusHD from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find PlusHD.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose PlusHD.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable PlusHD.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries of PlusHD:


HKCUSoftwareInstalledBrowserExtensionsPlus HD
HKCUSoftwareCrossrider
HKLMSOFTWAREPlus-HD
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallPlus-HD
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCrossriderApp0030443.Sandbox.1
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110311041143}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCrossriderApp0030443.Sandbox
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCrossriderApp0030443.BHO
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCrossriderApp0030443.BHO.1
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesTypeLib{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440344044443}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660366046643}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550355045543}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{22222222-2222-2222-2222-220322042243}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110311041143}

Then remove following files of PlusHD:


30443.crx
30443.xpi
background.html
Installer.log
Plus-HD-bg.exe
Plus-HD-bho.dll
Plus-HD-buttonutil.dll
Plus-HD-buttonutil.exe
Plus-HD-buttonutil64.dll
Plus-HD-buttonutil64.exe
Plus-HD-chromeinstaller.exe
Plus-HD-codedownloader.exe
Plus-HD-enabler.exe
Plus-HD-firefoxinstaller.exe
Plus-HD-helper.exe
Plus-HD-updater.exe
Plus-HD.ico

And these folders of PlusHD:


%PROGRAMFILES%Plus-HD

Written by Aleksei Abalmasov

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