Dolphin Deals adware is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) responsible for ads, deals, coupons, and pop-ups displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This happens if Dolphin Deals adware infected your computer when you installed it yourself, or got it installed with a free program that you download. Dolphin Deals is not malicious, and your antivirus didn’t warn you on this potential threat. Now, you want to remove Dolphin Deals and it is a good idea because any adware program is a potential threat to your security and privacy.
Dolphin Deals installation is often deceptive for computer users. If you wonder how Dolphin Deals was installed on your computer, then you probably failed to disable optional Dolphin Deals installation in a download client that comes with a free program from the Internet. Websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. Dolphin Deals is one of adware programs that is used for this purpose, and it is set to be automatically installed unless you notice it and disable Dolphin Deals before installing a free program.
Dolphin Deals is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as Dolphin Deals BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove Dolphin Deals and to get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall Dolphin Deals application and remove extensions related to Dolphin Deals from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following Dolphin Deals removal guide placed below.
This removal guide helps to remove Dolphin Deals manually or use special security software that removes Dolphin Deals and other malicious programs. SpyHunter is definitely one of the best. It offers reliable malware detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against future infections.
What is Dolphin Deals?
Dolphin Deals is adware developed for making money out of computer users’ clicks on ads displayed in web browsers. Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer are infected as the most used ones. Watching ads is not what people like, and adware activities waste web traffic and slow your computer system. It also traces web browsing history and might cause some privacy issues if this information is sold to third parties e.g. advertisers and potential email spammers. So, Dolphin Deals is often deceptively installed with other free programs distributed over the web.
Dolphin Deals consist of the program that manages all the process and web browser plugins and extensions installed into each of most commonly used web browsers. This makes removing Dolphin Deals more complicated than removing other Windows programs. You need to be careful while installing free programs since it takes less time than removing Dolphin Deals from your computer. This guide describes what you need for removing this adware and other like threats.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand. 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.
Dolphin Deals Adware Removal ToolDolphin Deals Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove Dolphin Deals and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to Dolphin Deals malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete Dolphin Deals components manually if you want. This software is timely updated and offers a free professional support for removing mutating viruses. It helps to remove stubborn PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and spyware, protects DNS connection, your web browsers, ActiveX components, and other system elements form malware infection. SpyHunter helps to guard your computer against Dolphin Deals and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove Dolphin Deals from Windows
You need to uninstall Dolphin Deals application using “Add/Remove programs” utility. Then, you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to Dolphin Deals adware.
Use the following guide for manual removal, or scan your computer with anti-malware for removing other malicious programs from your infected computer.
Uninstall Dolphin Deals 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 "Dolphin Deals" 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 Dolphin Deals 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 Dolphin Deals program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Dolphin Deals on Windows XP
Uninstalling Dolphin Deals 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 Dolphin Deals program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Dolphin Deals from Chrome
Remove Dolphin Deals 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 Dolphin Deals extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Dolphin Deals from Firefox
Remove Dolphin Deals 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 Dolphin Deals add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Dolphin Deals from Internet Explorer
Remove Dolphin Deals 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 Dolphin Deals, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is quite time consuming. If your value your time, then you can save it by using Dolphin Deals Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and scan your system with bundled free anti-spyware program to get rid of other computer infections.
Remove Dolphin Deals Adware Infection Completely
Dolphin Deals adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs, and some of these programs might be spread by cyber criminals as spyware and bots for illegal internet scams. After you remove Dolphin Deals you need to run full antivirus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter for removing threats that are not accessed by anti-virus products.