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Short bio

Adware.CrossRider is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a large family of adware targeting both Windows and macOS systems. CrossRider offers a highly configurable method for its clients to monetize their software.

Source and type of infection

Adware.CrossRider is usually installed by bundlers. Programs offering some kind of functionality are combined with the adware component.


Malwarebytes blocks Adware.CrossRider

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.CrossRider


Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.CrossRider without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

Associated threats