Coupons adverts alert Internet visitors with their presence as they take place in the browser disturbing normal browsing. This situation concerns PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) or adware penetration of the malicious software marked as Ads by Coupons, brought by Coupons or powered by Coupons.
No doubt, Coupons ads are irritating so many search for the solution against this disaster. We can even add that they appeared on your PC not accidentally and have negative effect on your PC performance. It is better to scan your system to detect and delete all potentially unwanted items.
We always tell users about necessity to think twice before clicking. It really does not matter what you are going to click; whether it will be an Installation button or suspicious link in the spam email that is able to start Coupons malicious process. And you can be sure that it is extremely negative for the system performance. It redirects users to the random pages, overloads browser with popping-up windows and even monitors browsing history haunting searching keys. Get an anti-malware utility able to detect computer threats that managed to penetrate the system and stay undetected by your anti-virus software.
To increase the level of security against Coupons pop-ups in the browser use an anti-malware scanner like GridinSoft Anti-Malware program that eliminates this current threat and many others that can appear in the future. Use the guide below to do all the steps of uninstallation fast and efficiently.
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Right after you download GridinSoft Anti-malware install it on your computer.
After GridinSoft Anti-Malware installation is completed, please run it and choose the type of scan. We highly recommend you to use the “Full Scan” for the first time especially if your PC infected already. This will allow to remove all potential threats from your computer. And if you want to keep your computer clean it well enough to use the “Quick Scan” every day after you remove the virus. Also, you can use shedule scan to scan your computer when you don’t use your computer.
Run the Scan Process. It may take some time, so you can relax and do your favorite things (watch film, read a book, read some news, etc.). GridinSoft Anti-Malware let you know then he finish the scan process.
Click on the “Fix now” button below the scan results list. Also, you can choose what exactly you can do with the detected like move to quarantine, or delete forever. Also you can ignore the file, but you must be 100% sure about the safety of this file! Many different viruses mask as a popular program to trick the user, so do this with extreme caution.
After the removal process completes, you will be advised to reboot your computer, but we recommend you to go to the Step 4 and after that restart your PC to check if there any thread remain on your computer.
Shut down all your browsers. Open the “Tools” tab in GridinSoft Anti-Malware menu and choose Reset Browser Settings tool.
Select the browser what was infected with a virus and click on the “Reset” button:
Now your system is clean! If you have any question, you can always ask GridinSoft Support Team for help here). But before you go we advise you to do one more thing to be sure that any malware or adware won’t buther you in the future.
How to prevent your PC from being infected again with the Coupons virus
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being infected with malware ahead of time. This feature called “On-Run Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” tab and press “Start” button as demonstrated below:
The useful and interesting function may allow people to prevent install of malicious software, stop the malicious process and protect you from dangerous scripts what can be running on your computer. It means, when you will try to install some suspicious file, On-Run Protection will block this installation attempt ahead of time. NOTE! If users want to allow the dangerous program to be installed, they may choose “Ignore always” button and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk). In case, if you want to terminate the malicious program, you must select “Block always“.