The application hqtotals-bg.exe has been detected as adware by 7 anti-malware scanners. This file is typically installed with the program HQTotalS by Kimahri Software inc. which is a potentially unwanted software program. Part of the Corssrider web browser platform, the BG executable is a background process that manage various function of the installed extensions in user's browser including managing installation, updates and remote code downloads.
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The software may change the browser's home page and search provider settings as well as display advertisements.
Crossrider is the owner of a platform that enables the creation of cross-browser extensions by developers but is not the owner of this detected application.
3/21/2014 10:42:20 AM UTC (eight months ago)
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515.5 KB (527,872 bytes)
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Executable application (Win32 EXE)
English (United States)
3/16/2014 3:06:15 AM
400 KB (409,600 bytes)
The file hqtotals-bg.exe has been discovered within the following program.
HQTotalS is an adware web browser application that displays banner ads as well as contextual link ads that are injected in the web page.
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