What is Vid Saver?

Vid Saver – it is browser extension that hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. This program displays ads (banners, coupons) at the time when you are running the browser. This ad can appear at any time during your browsing. Vid Saver can show offers from online stores such as Amazon, Walmart, eBay and so on. Vid Saver «help» user to save money. In fact, many of the proposals are false. The main task at Vid Saver – is to get you to spend money. Also Vid Saver constantly collects your personal information, for example, browsing history, and so on. Also, your personal information may be disclosed to third parties. Vid Saver is a potentially unwanted program, and we recommend you to remove it without wasting time.

Vid Saver

How Vid Saver gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate the PC without the user’s consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness user. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that may contain consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select Advanced type of installation. If Vid Saver has already penetrated into your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove Vid Saver from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Vid Saver.


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You can try both of these products to remove Vid Saver

Or uninstall Vid Saver manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Vid Saver from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Vid Saver.
  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 Vid Saver.
  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 Vid Saver.
  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: HKCUSoftwareInstalledBrowserExtensions215 Apps
Key: HKCUSoftwareVid-Saver
Key: HKCUSoftwareCr_Installer
Key: HKCUSoftwareCrossrider
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeGoogleChromeExtensionspgmfkblbflahhponhjmkcnpjinenhlnc
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREGoogleChromeExtensionspgmfkblbflahhponhjmkcnpjinenhlnc
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallVid-Saver
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011341191}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftInternet ExplorerLow RightsElevationPolicy{21111111-1111-1111-1111-110011341191}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftInternet ExplorerLow RightsElevationPolicy{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011341191}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCrossriderApp0003491.Sandbox
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCrossriderApp0003491.BHO
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesTypeLib{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440044344491}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660066346691}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550055345591}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{22222222-2222-2222-2222-220022342291}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011341191}

Then remove following files:


And following folders

%Application Data%MozillaFirefoxProfilesgb5e8gtn.defaultextensionscrossriderapp3491@crossrider.com
%Application Data%GoogleChromeUser DataDefaultdatabaseschrome-extension_pgmfkblbflahhponhjmkcnpjinenhlnc_0
%Application Data%Vid-Saver
%Program Files%Vid-Saver

Written by Rami Douafi

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