CouponDropDown is new adware which is really very dangerous. It provides unethical advertising platform to sponsors by which they can display their advertisements and coupons. It may hijack your browser and attach to it as a browser helper object. So, whenever you browse internet it displays unwanted pop-ups and advertisements that you don’t want. The advertisements or pop-ups that you get may contain blue tags stating you have number of coupons to use. Not only that, it also displays advertisements from third parties and promotes link clicks in order to gain revenue via CPC. At times clicking those links might lead you to malicious and suspicious websites that will entice more and more threat to your system. The advertisements of the related adware will say “click to continue CouponDropDown” and clicking further will openly admits and states – “CouponDropDown is an ad supported product and will show you advertisements as you browse the web.” As this browser extension has been reported to affect internet without browser permission, that’s why it is classified under adware that need to be removed from the PC.
CouponDropDown Adware Screenshot!
CouponDropDown Adware Attack Symptoms!
- It installs itself to the PC without users consent.
- It displays several annoying popup and adverts while user surfs the web.
- It compromises user’s system privacy and security.
- It also makes path for the installation of other types of spyware/adware.
- It may hijack, redirect and change user’s browser and internet settings.
- And so on.
How CouponDropDown Adware Spreads?
CouponDropDown Adware may get into your Windows system and attach to your browser when you visit any malicious or suspicious website or when you download any video, music or other stuffs from torrent sites which is affected with such adware. Apart from that, clicking malicious pop-up links and other ads may also sneak this adware to you PC.
How to Remove CouponDropDown Adware from PC Automatically?
Though removing CouponDropDown adware from PC is very easy using conventional methods of add-on or extension removal, but it has been reported that this adware has the tendency to return back which make its removal bit complicated. So, it is advised that you better take the help of specialized adware removal program that will delete all the traces of this adware from PC and browser completely. And to get that specialized program just download the file provided below and leave rest to it. It will effectively scan your PC for all related traces of this adware and remove them from PC permanently.
To view complete installation process, check out Installation Guide.
Step by step procedure to remove CouponDropDown extension from various browsers including Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox Manually.
Step 1 – Start Internet Explorer, navigate to Tools (on top menu) > Manage Add-ons.
Step 2 – Now select the add-on you don’t want on your browser.
Step 3 – Now look at the bottom for the button ‘Disable’ , click the button to disable the add-on. Moreover you can also remove the add-on completely from your PC.
Step 1 – Launch Mozilla, navigate to Tools (on top menu) > Add-ons or you can also use the shortcut ‘Ctrl+Shift+A’.
Step 2 – Navigate to section says ‘Extensions’ and then select and remove the add-on that you don’t want on your browser.
Step 1 – Start Google Chrome and click the customization button on top right corner of the browser.
Step 2 – Then navigate to Tools > Extensions
Step 3 – From the list of add-ons select the one you want to remove and click on dustbin icon.