GreatSaver is an adware promoted as a deal finder and shopping helper. Though, it is primarily designed for promoting ads displayed in your web browsers Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. GreatSaver use compromises your privacy since it tracks your web browsing history and search queries. It wastes your web traffic and system resources for generally unwanted activities. Ads displayed by GreatSaver might help cyber criminals to infect your computer with malware. GreatSaver is often automatically installed with free programs that you download from the Internet if you fail to notice and disable it. If you want to remove GreatSaver, then you need to remove components that belong to GreatSaver advertising platform installed as an application and web browser extensions.
You can remove GreatSaver manually or using help of security software that removes GreatSaver and other malicious programs. SpyHunter is not only a perfect malware removal tool. Since it offers a very reliable malware detection, it can protect your computer against new infection in a real-time active protection.
What is GreatSaver?
GreatSaver is a program and web browser extension that is designed for tracing user’s web browsing and offering ads and coupons any time when a user visits shopping websites related to products promoted with ads. Currently, the plenty of products like GreatSaver are distributed by free program developers for monetizing. Adware is bundled with free program and set for an automatic installation along with a free program while the ability of a user to notice its presence is often somehow obscured, or it is combined with other options related to a free program used as a host for adware and hidden under “typical installation” option. So, many users get GreatSaver deceptively installed without any will to do that.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing programs like GreatSaver, then you need to be careful while installing free programs, or 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.
GreatSaver Adware Removal Tool
GreatSaver Removal Tool helps to make removal process safe and easy for a user with different level of computer skills. This solution pack comes with free online support and helps to remove not only GreatSaver but all known malicious programs and spyware used by cyber criminals. Some of user’s unwanted programs are not addressed by conventional anti-virus products, and using special anti-spyware program helps to improve your security and privacy.
Remove GreatSaver Ada Manually
You need to uninstall all the GreatSaver 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 GreatSaver.
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 GreatSaver 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 “GreatSaver” item, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove GreatSaver Ads from Internet Explorer
Remove GreatSaver 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 “GreatSaver” add-ons.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove GreatSaver Ads from Firefox
Remove GreatSaver 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 “GreatSaver” add-ons. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove GreatSaver Ads from Chrome
Remove GreatSaver 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 “GreatSaver” add-ons.
- Restart your browser.
Note: Manual removal of GreatSaver is not difficult by itself. However, if you get a bunch of bundled adware programs or computer infections, you also need to remove these threats to your security and privacy. Use free scanners that come with SpyHunter and GreatSaver Removal Tool for help or let these programs to take care of the problem.
Remove GreatSaver Ads Completely
GreatSaver adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs and it might be also used by cyber criminals for spying on you and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal internet scams. After you remove GreatSaver you need to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and rescan your system with anti-spyware program like SpyHunter or one that comes with GreatSaver Removal Tool. Both anti-malware scanners are free, and you can always check is your computer infected or not.
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