SpecialSavings is an adware program that displays ads and saving coupons in hijacked Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and other web browsers installed on user’s computer. If you try to remove SpecialSavings as a program, it won’t go before you also remove all the browser add-ons. This program is legitimate, but it is likely that you don’t know how SpecialSavings was installed onto your PC since the way of installation is always somehow deceptive to a user. No one expects SpecialSavings and like programs bundled with free utilities, codecs and other free programs that users install automatically without checking setup wizard screens, but it is just a common way used by free program developers to monetize the development. If you do not indtall this program and became a victim of such practice, then you need to remove SpecialSavings to prevent annoying pop-ups and spying on your browsing habits.
This removal guide will help you to remove SpecialSavings either manually or with a help of SpecialSavings Removal Tool that comes with free online support and offers reliable malware detection and removal. It offers real-time anti-malware protection that helps to make your security and privacy protected.
What is SpecialSavings?
SpecialSavings was developed as a set of browser add-ons (hijackers) that trace users browsing and display sales offers and saving coupons for promoted sellers any time when a user is browsing shopping web sites. While this SpecialSavings might be welcomed by some users, lot of them understand that ads influence purchasing decision in a certain unwanted way. Computer users are annoyed with unwanted service and a deceptive way of installing programs like SpecialSavings that can compromise user’s security and privacy.
SpecialSavings comes bundled with free software and is automatically installed, with a user formally informed but likely to fail to notice it during the installation. This practice let to monetize free program development and becomes attractive to those who develop and distribute free programs. So, no one of interested in getting money wants you to notice such a trick. It is better to protect yourself and think that one like SpecialSavings will surely be installed unless you stop it. Look for labels placed with marked checkmark boxes in free program setup wizards. Take a look on EULA and other documents coming with free software since sometimes the information is hidden there.
SpecialSavings Removal Tool
First, you need to uninstall SpecialSavings as a program from your computer, and then remove add-ons from your web browsers. There are some leftovers that also needed to be removed and some spyware programs that you wouldn’t like to live with. The removal might take a lot of your time unless you have some experience in removing malware. Sometimes, it is probably better to use SpecialSavings Removal Tool.
SpecialSavings Removal Tool makes removing adware easy and safe. This security software helps to remove dangerous legitimate spyware and adware programs like SpecialSavings coupons, keyloaggers and surveillance apps that conventional anti-virus products will ignore as a threat. This will help to increase your level of protection against invaders targeting or compromising your security and privacy.
Remove SpecialSavings Manually
For manual removal you need to uninstall SpecialSavings components. First you need to uninstall this adware as a program using “Add/Remove programs” utility (“Programs and Features” on Windows 7 and Vista) . You can start this Windows utility program by clicking a link in the Control Panel menu. Then you need to find and remove SpecialSavings program. After it is removed, you need to remove SpecialSavings add-ons from all of your web browsers and reset browser default settings changed by the adware.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with antispyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstal SpecialSavings adware program
- Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
- Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
- Scroll through the program list, highlight SpecialSavings item, and click Remove. Look for “Yontoo” and remove it since oldest versions might use it instead of or along with SpecialSavings program.
Remove SpecialSavings from Internet Explorer
Remove SpecialSavings add-ons from Internet Explorer Browsers
- Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
- Pick Manage add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for SpecialSavings add-ons.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove SpecialSavings from Firefox
Remove SpecialSavings add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
- Click it and select Add-ons.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar.
- Find SpecialSavings , right-click these item and click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove SpecialSavings from Chrome
Remove SpecialSavings add-ons for Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
- Choose Settings from the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
- Find and Disable/Delete all SpecialSavings related add-ons.
- Restart your browser.
Note: The removal procedure is quite time consuming. If your time has a real value, then you can use SpecialSavings Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and scan your system with bundled anti-spyware program to get rid of other computer infections and malicious programs.
Remove SpecialSavings Search Redirect Completely
SpecialSavings can also be deceptively installed by cyber criminals that use this components as a disguise for spreading really malicious programs. Such programs help to control your computer and use it for malicious purpose. Anti-spyware scanner that you get for free along with this removal tool is needed for removing spyware and other malicious programs, including ones that are legitimate spyware products not handled by conventional antivirus software. After you remove SpecialSavings you need to run a full antispyware scan to detect and remove malicious programs that can still compromise your security and privacy.
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