What is Savings Hero?

Savings Hero is a program that relates to the number of potentially unwanted programs. Savings Hero is installed as an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer). Savings Hero hijacks your browser and can seriously harm your computer. Savings Hero is a program that can be installed without user consent. When it comes to the PC, it starts to display advertising products, such as banner ads, coupons and more. All this applies to popular sites, such as Amazon or eBay. Savings Hero is designed to enable the user to fall for tricks promoters and spend his money. Savings Hero can work at any time during your browsing. On any site, you may receive an advertisement and so on. Savings Hero also can change your settings and homepage. You must immediately remove Savings Hero.

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How Savings Hero can infect your computer?

Savings Hero gets into a computer bundled with other free applications. How? Let’s look at a simple example. The user wants to download a video player. He types his request in the search field. The user finds a site and immediately look for the “Download” button. Few people don’t read the user agreement. Typically, the user just tries to press “Next”. This is a mistake. Always be careful and don’t trust a tempting offer. Try to follow the process of installing programs. If Savings Hero has already infected your computer, then use our tips.

How to remove Savings Hero from your computer?

To uninstall Savings Hero remove it from Control Panel and remove all files of it.

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Or uninstall Savings Hero manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Savings Hero.
  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 Savings Hero 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 Savings Hero, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove Savings Hero from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Savings Hero.
  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 Savings Hero.
  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 Savings Hero.
  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 DiamonData:

Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects
Value: Savings Hero
Data: {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211991107}

Then remove following files of DiamonData:

Savings Hero-bg.exe
Savings Hero-bho.dll
Savings Hero-buttonutil.exe
Savings Hero-buttonutil64.exe
Savings Hero-codedownloader.exe
Savings Hero-buttonutil.dll
Savings Hero-buttonutil64.dll
Savings Hero-helper.exe

And these folders of DiamonData:

C:Program Filessavings hero

Written by Rami Douafi

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