Remove CouponDropDown Adware (Uninstall Guide)
CouponDropDown is an adware which causes pop-ups or coupons appearing on your screen. The unnecessary application has to infiltrate your internet browser in order to start its work. Although, CouponDropDown presents itself as a browser helper object, but it’s just a source of unwanted pop-ups, which may appear as blue tags saying that you have some sort of coupons.
The creators publicly present the application as a program for advertising which will show commercial pop-ups as the user browses the internet. Unfortunately, cost-per-click is one of the main source of income for the firm behind CouponDropDown so the links in pop-ups provided by the adware might lead the user to third-parties websites or even malware.
The adware is compatible with most popular web browsers such as Chrome, Firefox and IE. It has similarities with application called Text Enhance as it is also using in-text advertising, this means that the text in websites is being scanned and specific keywords from them are used for providing user specific advertisements. The usual source of the CouponDropDown is freeware installations. When the users select ‘Recommended installation’ in the installation menu they might be presented with various software, in addition to the desired one, thus providing an easy way into the computer for such unwanted programs as CouponDropDown. FB Photo Zoom is the most popular source of the adware, although there are other programs such as Yontoo Layers, Mixi.Dj which are associated with the add-on as well. Unfortunately, CouponDropDown might be defended by other add-ons, which makes uninstalling it a hard task.
Automatic CouponDropDown Removal
Step 1. In order to detect and remove CouponDropDown, download SpyHunter anti-spyware software
Windows XP/Vista/7/8, Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
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Step 2. Click Run or Open and install the application by following the on-screen instructions (How to Install)
Step 3. SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect threats
Step 4. After scanning, click Fix Threats button
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Manual CouponDropDown removal
Important Note: CouponDropDown can be removed manually, however any mistakes can lead your PC to permanent damage of the system. Therefore a manual removal process is highly recommended for IT experts and system administrators. For regular users, Virus-Experts.com team recommends using SpyHunter or any other reputable security application.
Review your Add/Remove Programs list in Control Panel (Start -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs). In the list search for apps related to CouponDropDown. Then choose ‘Uninstall’.
Search for and delete any folder related to “CouponDropDown” if found in the following directories:
Remove CouponDropDown from your browsers:
Options –> General tab –> Startup. Type in a website you want to make the default homepage.
Settings –> Appearance. Type in a website you want to make the default homepage.
Tools –> Internet options –> General tab. Type in a website you want to make the default homepage.