Coupon Genie is an app what should help users with their shopping online. It brings many offers and sales so user can choose one and purchase what he need with lower price. This sound great, unfortunately Coupon Genie classified as adware and potentially unwanted program what often installs stealthily on the computer. This app can easily infect all common browsers like Opera, Google Chrome, Mozila, Internet Explorer and other, so you will see its effect no matter what browser you use. This adware will display many online ads as soon as get into your system.
Coupon Genie will display pop-ups, coupons, banners and other every time you go online. Try to avoid such ad because there is a high risk that you will be redirected to a malicious e site where you can get more viruses. In additional Coupon Genie can also track your browser activity and transfer this data to the third parties. Coupon Genie will use such information to create more specific ads for you. If you want to save your computer and protect personal information you should remove Coupon Genie after you notice it for the first time.
How does Coupon Genie get into my system?
Adware like Coupon Genie often installs with a free program or apps what you download from the internet. Be really careful when you install free program and, always check “Advanced” option, so you will be sure what exactly you will install. Also, you should check the EULA because developers often mentions there what will be installed.
Removal tool for Coupon Genie:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Coupon Genie in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):