Hello there and welcome to the FreeFixer blog. Did something called HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV22.10 appear on your machine? HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV22.10 seems to be a variant of CrossRider that I’ve written about before. If you have HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV22.10 on your machine, you will find ads labeled powered by HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV22.10 in Google search results. You will also see new add-ons installed in Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. I’ll show how to remove HQ-Video-Pro-2.1c in this blog post with the FreeFixer removal tool.
HQ-Video-Pro-2.1c is bundled with a number of downloads. Bundling means that software is included in other software’s installers. When I first found HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV22.10, it was bundled with a download called FlvPlayer. Generally, you can avoid bundled software such as HQ-Video-Pro-2.1c by being careful when installing software and declining the bundled offers in the installer.
As usual when I play around with some new bundled software I uploaded it to VirusTotal to test if the anti-malware software there find something. The detection rate is 4/54 which I’d say is pretty low. Some of the detection names for HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV22.10 are a variant of Win64/Toolbar.Crossrider.L, PUP.Optional.HQVideo.A and Crossrider (fs). The file is signed by “Radon Battery Technologies“.
The HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV22.10 removal with FreeFixer is pretty straightforward. Check all the HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV22.10 files/settings for removal and click fix. Here’s a few screenshots from the removal that should help you:
Hope this helped you remove the HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV22.10 Adware.
Any idea how you got HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV22.10 on your computer? Please share in the comments below. Thanks a bunch!
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Update 2014-10-24: Found another variant called HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV23.10.
Update 2014-10-25: Another variant: HQ-Video-Pro-2.1cV24.10.
Seems like the version number is updated every day. So I’ll assume we will see the following variants shortly: