By GoldSparrow in Potentially Unwanted Programs

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 65
First Seen: December 14, 2010
Last Seen: May 2, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The HDview browser application by Cossrider platform is deemed by security experts as adware and should not be mistaken with the legitimate HDView software from Microsoft Research that is used to enhance online media. The HDview adware uses the name of the reputable software by Microsft Research and freeware packages to spread on many systems and display advertisements. The successful installation of the HDview browser application may cause the appearance of a browser extension, an add-on or a Browser Helper Object depending on what web browser you are using. The HDview adware may push many ads, pop-ups and banners while you are exploring the web and that might obstruct your web routine. Adware such as the HDview browser application by Crossrider Platform can be purged by a trusted anti-malware utility.


1 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
Prevx1 Heuristic: Suspicious Hijacker

SpyHunter Detects & Remove HDview

File System Details

HDview may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. C:\Program Files\HDview\HDview-bg.exe b399b9ed5cc9669bd9330c6d17c460f0
2. 412f2107-bbad-48f5-a473-42966bf52b04-2.exe
3. HDview-bho.dll
4. HDview-buttonutil.exe
5. HDview-codedownloader.exe
6. HDview-nova.exe
7. HDview-buttonutil.dll
8. HDview-buttonutil64.dll
9. HDview-nova.dll

Registry Details

HDview may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\HDView-bg.exe
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\HDView-bg.exe


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