SilverCoupon adware is responsible for ads, deals, popups, coupons displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This happens after SilverCoupon adware infects your computer. However, it is legitimate and non-malicious, and your antivirus didn’t block it. Now, you want to remove SilverCoupon and it is a good idea because this kind of software compromises your security.
SilverCoupon installation is often deceptive. If you wonder how SilverCoupon got installed on your computer, the answer is simple. You just failed to disable SilverCoupon optional installation when you install some of free programs from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. A free program that you need comes with a download client that controls the installation and offers you to install adware programs like SilverCoupon promoted as useful. Adware is set to be automatically installed unless you notice and disable it before installing a free program.
SilverCoupon is installed as a Windows application and multiple BHO (browser helper objects), web browser extensions or add-ons that are running adware activities. Therefore, if you want to remove SilverCoupon, then you need to uninstall SilverCoupon application and remove extensions related to SilverCoupon from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following SilverCoupon removal guide placed below.
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What is SilverCoupon?
SilverCoupon is a program and web browser extension that are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. SilverCoupon adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins present as web browser extensions, add-ons, and BHO. These SilverCoupon components are designed for tracking your web browsing and displaying advertising in various ways. If you click on SilverCoupon ads, then the owner gets profit for your click from promoters. That is why SilverCoupon is often deceptively installed. It wastes your time, web traffic, and compromises your privacy since gathered information about your habits are often shared among promoters. SilverCoupon is often distributed with free program downloads. It is deceptively installed unless you disable this optional program before installing the program that you download. Removing SilverCoupon is quite straight, but other adware that might come with it is often difficult to remove without special tools.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware products like SilverCoupon, then you need to remember that adware programs are delivered with other free programs, set for automatic installation, and installed unless you disable such optional items. Pay attention to marked check boxes placed in setup wizard screens and disable additional software unless you know it. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs. Read EULA that might inform you about adware programs and terms of their use.
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Remove SilverCoupon Ads Manually
For manual removal, you need to remove all SilverCoupon 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 SilverCoupon 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 SilverCoupon 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 "SilverCoupon" 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 SilverCoupon 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 SilverCoupon program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall SilverCoupon on Windows XP
Uninstalling SilverCoupon 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 SilverCoupon program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove SilverCoupon from Chrome
Remove SilverCoupon 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 SilverCoupon extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove SilverCoupon from Firefox
Remove SilverCoupon 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 SilverCoupon add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove SilverCoupon from Internet Explorer
Remove SilverCoupon 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 SilverCoupon, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual SilverCoupon 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 and SilverCoupon Removal Tool let you detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove SilverCoupon Adware Infection Completely
SilverCoupon adware might come bundled with other adware programs. Some of ads might also be used by cyber criminals for installing malware and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal activities. After you remove SilverCoupon 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.