What is CoupItOn?

CoupItOn is a program that comes in the form of an extension to the browser and hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. CoupItOn is a potentially unwanted program. CoupItOn is not a virus, but it can bring a lot of inconvenience to the user. After penetration of the PC CoupItOn begins to display a variety of promotional content such as banners, coupons and links to ad sites. The developers of this program are collaborating with some popular websites. According to the developers, this program is designed to help the user to find the best offers, but actually CoupItOn trying to get you to make a pointless purchase, since most of the proposals is a scam. CoupItOn also may collect personal data and send it to third parties. CoupItOn should be removed, if you find it on your PC.

CoupItOn ads

How CoupItOn gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without consent of the user. User may not notice the penetration of these programs. CoupItOn comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove CoupItOn completely.

How to remove CoupItOn from your computer?

To uninstall CoupItOn remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove CoupItOn

Or uninstall CoupItOn manually.

Step 1: Remove CoupItOn from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find CoupItOn.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find CoupItOn and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find CoupItOn, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate CoupItOn and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove CoupItOn from your browser.

Step 2: Remove CoupItOn from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find CoupItOn.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose CoupItOn.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable CoupItOn.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of CoupItOn:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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