What is SavingsAddon?

SavingsAddon – is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser. SavingsAddon can hijack the popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The main objective in SavingsAddon – is to promote the products and services of partner sites and companies. Once it infects a computer, it displays the countless banners, coupons, pop-ups and stuff. SavingsAddon may seem a useful program, but it is not. SavingsAddon can offer you those products that do not exist. SavingsAddon also collects information about your browsing and other private data. Because of this, this potentially unwanted software can continuously display advertising during your browsing. SavingsAddon significantly reduces the performance of your PC. It can change your browser settings, home page, and more. SavingsAddon – this is a very malicious program, so you should remove it immediately.

SavingsAddon

How SavingsAddon gets on your PC?

Penetration of such programs depends largely on the care of users. Most of malware comes bundled with other programs that the user downloads from the free sites. Few are closely watching the installation process, and sometimes do not know that their computer is at risk. Always read the user’s agreement and don’t press “Next” button once. First, make sure that the program is safe. Select advanced installation type. Remember that there are many similar programs in the Internet. Read reviews about the programs, and if your computer is already infected, then use the instructions below.

How to remove SavingsAddon from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove SavingsAddon

Or uninstall SavingsAddon manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove SavingsAddon from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


Key: HKCUSoftwareSavings Addon
Key: HKCUSoftwareCr_Installer
Key: HKCUSoftwareInstalledBrowserExtensions215 Apps
Key: HKCUSoftwareCrossrider
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSavings Addon
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211141126}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCrossriderApp0021426.Sandbox
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCrossriderApp0021426.BHO
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesTypeLib{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440244144426}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660266146626}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550255145526}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{22222222-2222-2222-2222-220222142226}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211141126}

Then remove following files:


Updater21426.exe
ButtonUtil.dll
Savings Addon-bg.exe
Savings Addon.dll
Savings Addon.exe
Uninstall.exe

And following folders


%APPDATA%MozillaFirefoxProfilesgb5e8gtn.defaultextensionscrossriderapp21426@crossrider.com
%LOCAL_APPDATA%GoogleChromeUser DataDefaultExtensionsiklfnijkecmmkjhjoamnpoemkpoppafe
%LOCAL_APPDATA%GoogleChromeUser DataDefaultdatabaseschrome-extension_iklfnijkecmmkjhjoamnpoemkpoppafe_0
%LOCAL_APPDATA%Updater21426
%PROGRAMFILES%Savings Addon

Written by Rami Douafi

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