How to remove Savings Assistant

Savings Assistant is one more browser extension that demonstrates coupon advertisements on different commercial websites. This add-on was created to earn money for the clicks and purchases that can be made by you through the pop-up ads. So, you should know that Savings Assistant has its own profit, showing you the most tempting and advantageous advertisements. If you do not want to use this program, then you should remove Savings Assistant from your computer. You can do it with the help of the instructions from this article.

Automatic solution

Savings Assistant can be installed on your computer without your participation in it, just together with any freeware downloaded from the Web. Savings Assistant can be referred to the adware type of the infections, so the program itself is not a virus, but it can be the reason of the appearance of different infections on the PC. Users should be very attentive when they install freeware on their computer, because they should notice the check-box that is responsible for the installation of different other programs and toolbars, bundled with this freeware. If you do not want to install something else, then you should just remove the tick in the check-box and continue the installation.

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Remove Savings Assistant manually

If Savings Assistant is already installed on your computer and it annoys you with different pop-ups, then you are welcome to perform the instructions to remove Savings Assistant.

  1. You should boot your computer into Safe Mode with Command Prompt. For that you should reboot your computer and begin to press F8 button on your keyboard, when the PC will begin to load. If you will do everything right, then you will see the black screen with the menu, when you should select Safe Mode with Command Prompt and press Enter.
  2. Do not be afraid of the black desktop background, it will be changed back, when you will reboot your computer into Normal Mode, but you should not do it right now. The next thing you should do is to remove the following folders of the unwanted program:

    %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\gb5e8gtn.default\extensions\crossriderapp12763@crossrider.com\
    %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\jmiflfdldlanigepflknchmnijonamfm\
    %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases\chrome-extension_jmiflfdldlanigepflknchmnijonamfm_0\
    %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Updater12763\
    %PROGRAMFILES%\Savings Assistant\

    For that you should navigate the folders and remove them, then clean your Recycle Bin in order not give the infection a chance to restore itself.

  3. After that you should use the Command Prompt window. Type regedit in the line and press Enter. You will see the Registry Editor. You should remove the following entries there:

    SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110111271163}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{22222222-2222-2222-2222-220122272263}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550155275563}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660166276663}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440144274463}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012763.BHO
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012763.BHO.1
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012763.Sandbox
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0012763.Sandbox.1
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110111271163}
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Savings Assistant
    SOFTWARE\Savings Assistant
    Software\Crossrider
    Software\Cr_Installer
    Software\InstalledBrowserExtensions\215 Apps

  4. After that you should reboot your computer in Normal Mode and scan it for infections with a new-installed and updated antivirus program.

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