CouponScanner adware is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) that displays ads, deals, and coupons in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. CouponScanner adware infects your computer when you install a free program or update from websites. CouponScanner is not malicious, and your antivirus do not block it as a potential threat. If you want to remove CouponScanner, it is a good idea because adware programs can cause problems related to your security and privacy.
CouponScanner installation is often deceptive. If you do not know how CouponScanner was installed on your computer, then you failed to disable optional CouponScanner installation offered with a free program that came with installer wrapped in a download client. Websites that distribute free programs use bundling to monetize their activities. CouponScanner is one of adware programs used for this purpose, and it is set for automatic installation unless you disable the option for installing CouponScanner before you install a free program that you need.
CouponScanner is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as CouponScanner BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove CouponScanner and get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall CouponScanner application and remove extensions related to CouponScanner from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following CouponScanner removal guide placed below.
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What is CouponScanner?
CouponScanner is an adware developed for making money out of users’ clicks on ads, coupons, and other deals. While it is not malicious, CouponScanner is often deceptively installed with other free programs, and this might be not only annoying. Adware often compromises your privacy by tracking your browsing history and wastes your web traffic and system resources if you do not really need CouponScanner. Since this adware consists of multiple components installed as a program and web browser extensions, it is more difficult to remove CouponScanner than other Windows programs. The guide below explains how to remove each of CouponScanner components related to browsers Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. If you want to remove CouponScanner, just follow this guide, and you will get rid of CouponScanner ads pretty soon. Certainly, there might be more adware programs responsible for displaying ads in your web browser, and you might need a special program that finds and helps to remove CouponScanner and like adware programs.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer against malware with a help of SpyHunter that can block common means used by malware for sneaking into your system and infecting your computer. Otherwise, you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
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Remove CouponScanner from Windows
For manual removal, you need to remove all CouponScanner components. First, you need to uninstall the 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 CouponScanner extensions from your web browsers and reset browser settings to defaults or to your proffered ones.
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.
Uninstall CouponScanner on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "CouponScanner" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall CouponScanner on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight CouponScanner program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall CouponScanner on Windows XP
Uninstalling CouponScanner from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on CouponScanner program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove CouponScanner from Chrome
Remove CouponScanner extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find CouponScanner extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove CouponScanner from Firefox
Remove CouponScanner add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find CouponScanner add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove CouponScanner from Internet Explorer
Remove CouponScanner extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on CouponScanner, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure for CouponScanner is easy to follow. Other malware and adware programs might be present on your computer, and you need other guides to remove them. CouponScanner Removal Tool makes it easy for you to detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove CouponScanner Adware Infection Completely
CouponScanner adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove CouponScanner adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software offers a free scanner that helps with manual removal, and you can opt for automated removal, professional support, and anti-malware protection.