KingCoupon adware is a potentially unwanted program designed for showing ads, deals, and coupons in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. KingCoupon adware infects your computer when you installed free program from the Internet. Since KingCoupon is not malicious, your antivirus wouldn’t block it and you need to remove KingCoupon manually or use anti-malware software that is designed to detect and remove PUPs and other malware.
KingCoupon installation is deceptive because it is set for automatic installation while being optional offer. If you fail to disable KingCoupon in a download client that comes with a free program, then this adware is installed in your web browsers. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. KingCoupon 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 KingCoupon before installing a free program.
KingCoupon is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as KingCoupon BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove KingCoupon and get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall KingCoupon application and remove extensions related to KingCoupon from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following KingCoupon removal guide placed below.
If you want to remove KingCoupon adware, remove other malicious programs, and protect your computer against malware infections in the future, then use SpyHunter. This anti-malware software offers reliable real-time protection and other features. It helps to keep your web browser safe from adware. SpyHunter provides very useful scan results that you can use for manual KingCoupon removal if you prefer to manually remove KingCoupon components and other malicious files and settings that are found.
What is KingCoupon?
KingCoupon 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 related to your browsing history. When you click on such ads, KingCoupon owners and distributors get some money on pay-per-click basis paid by promoters. While KingCoupon 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. KingCoupon is often distributed with free programs that you may download. This adware is deceptively installed unless you disable the optional for KingCoupon before installing a program or update that you download. Removing KingCoupon 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:
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.
KingCoupon Adware Removal ToolKingCoupon Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove KingCoupon and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to KingCoupon malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete KingCoupon 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 KingCoupon and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove KingCoupon from Windows
You need to uninstall all the KingCoupon 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 KingCoupon.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-malware and anti-virus software to make sure that other threats are found and removed.
Uninstall KingCoupon 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 "KingCoupon" 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 KingCoupon 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 KingCoupon program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall KingCoupon on Windows XP
Uninstalling KingCoupon 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 KingCoupon program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove KingCoupon from Chrome
Remove KingCoupon 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 KingCoupon extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove KingCoupon from Firefox
Remove KingCoupon 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 KingCoupon add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove KingCoupon from Internet Explorer
Remove KingCoupon 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 KingCoupon, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual KingCoupon 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 KingCoupon Removal Tool let you detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove KingCoupon Adware Infection Completely
KingCoupon 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 KingCoupon 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. This anti-malware software comes with a free scanner, and you can use scan results as a reference for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated one.