CouponJumbo adware removal tutorial

CouponJumbo is considered as PUP (potentially unwanted program), namely adware application. Why? Because it may come to your PC and install under your inadvertently permission. It may spread bundled with free software, gaming applications, video player and download manager program, for instance.


CouponJumbo

CouponJumbo

Once installed, CouponJumbo adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Also, this application will display numerous ads and various types of advertisements, including banners, pop up windows, etc. A scheduled task is also added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times. You can find it the process in your Task Manager.

How does CouponJumbo get into my system?

You must know that CouponJumbo Ads is not a terrible computer virus. It is bundled along with free software that you download off the web. Therefore, it is important that you to pay more attention to the license agreements (the EULA) during the install process of cost-free program. If you will offer to install various additional software, you should not to agree. Please, uncheck all toolbar or other unwanted adware to avoid troubles.

How to remove CouponJumbo?

If you detect CouponJumbo and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.


Removal tool for CouponJumbo:

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Automatic removal instructions:

  • Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
  • Apply actions by Trojan Killer

  • Shut down all your browsers.
  • In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • Tool to reset browser settings with Trojan Killer

  • Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
  • Options to reset browsers

  • Restart your computer.

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with CouponJumbo in the future.

GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Trojan Killer

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 Trojan Killer 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):

Malicious item blocked by Trojan Killer

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