FlashCoupon is an adware promoted as add-on for savings. It consists of a Widows program and web browser extension, add-ons, or browser helper objects installed in Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. If you want to remove FlashCoupon, then you need to remove all of this FlashCoupon components. Besides displaying ads in your web browser FlashCoupon compromises your privacy with activities related to web search history tracking. It also wastes your web traffic and load your computer with activities that you barely need. FlashCoupon is often deceptively installed with popular free programs that you download. This practice is called bundling and involves attaching FlashCoupon installation program to a setup wizard that came with a free program or a download client used as a wrapper. FlashCoupon barely would hurt your computer, but some ads might lead to computer infection. You need to be attentive when installing free programs, and if adware programs like FlashCoupon infect your computer, then it is better to remove them ass soon as possible. Use the guide below for manual FlashCoupon removal or a FlashCoupon removal tool that helps to remove other malicious programs and protect your security and privacy.
This removal guide will help you to remove FlashCoupon manually. However, if you also want to remove other malware and protect your computer and web browsers against malicious programs, it is better to use SpyHunter as a FlashCoupon removal tool. It offers a free anti-malware scanner that provides very comprehensive scan results that help to remove malware and PUP (potentially unwanted programs) manually.
What is FlashCoupon?
FlashCoupon is an adware that infects your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. It consists of a Windows application and similarly named browser extensions specific for web browsers installed on your computer. These adware components are designed for spying on your web browsing and displaying ads, coupons, and deals that match your browsing history. When you click on ads, FlashCoupon owners and distributors get some money on pay-per-click basis paid by promoters. While FlashCoupon is not malicious, the downside of using it is wasted web traffic and your compromised privacy that put you at risk of sharing your user’s profile among various sales companies. FlashCoupon is often distributed with free programs that you may download. This adware is deceptively installed unless you disable the optional for FlashCoupon before installing a program or update that you download. Removing FlashCoupon is quite easy, but other adware programs that might come bundled with it are often tricky and stubborn for your removal effort.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing programs like FlashCoupon, then you need to be careful while installing free programs. You can protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace your installations, warn you on all known threats to your security and privacy, and remove any threat found on your computer. Pay attention to check boxes placed in a setup wizard for a free program that you are installing. 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.
FlashCoupon Adware Removal ToolFlashCoupon Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove FlashCoupon and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to FlashCoupon malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete FlashCoupon 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 FlashCoupon and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove FlashCoupon from Windows
You need to uninstall all the FlashCoupon components manually. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs”. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to FlashCoupon.
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 FlashCoupon 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 "FlashCoupon" 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 FlashCoupon 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 FlashCoupon program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall FlashCoupon on Windows XP
Uninstalling FlashCoupon 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 FlashCoupon program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove FlashCoupon from Chrome
Remove FlashCoupon 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 FlashCoupon extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove FlashCoupon from Firefox
Remove FlashCoupon 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 FlashCoupon add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove FlashCoupon from Internet Explorer
Remove FlashCoupon 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 FlashCoupon, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual FlashCoupon removal is not difficult. Complex malware infection is. Other malware and adware programs might be installed on your computer. You need to remove this infections manually, or use software for detection and removal. SpyHunter’s FlashCoupon Removal Tool let you detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove FlashCoupon Adware Infection Completely
It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can check suspicious program names with the list of adware removal tools names and see if it match. If they match, than the program belongs to adware and our removal tools can handle it for sure. Actually, they can remove hundreds thousands of viruses, but there is always a gray area where any anti-virus fails. This checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.