How to uninstall (remove) Coupon Genies

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What is Coupon Genies?

Coupon Genies is a browser extension that comes bundled with other free applications and programs without the user’s consent. This program is not a virus, but it is necessary as a potentially unwanted programs. After penetration, Coupon Genies displays a huge amount of publicity in the form of banners and coupons that may apply at the popular online stores, such as Amazon, eBay and others. According to the developers, Coupon Genies was created to help users to make the most profitable buy and find the best deals, but the main goal of the developers – it is to make money. Most of the proposals are a swindle. In addition, Coupon Genies can change the browser home page, and significantly reduce performance. Coupon Genies may collect personal information and pass it on to third parties. If you find Coupon Genies on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

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How Coupon Genies gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as Coupon Genies, come to the computer as an extension to the browser. Scheme of penetration of potentially unwanted software can change constantly. Most often, these programs (extension) come into your PC without the user’s consent, but it is worth noting that this is due to the negligence of the user. Many ad sites create their own download managers. Each time when you download some free software, try to pay attention to what you are offered to install. Sometimes, simply uncheck the element that seems suspicious to you. Always try to read the user agreement, don’t hurry to click “Next”. Carefully follow the installation process. Resort to using third-party programs that can help you to protect your computer. If your PC is already infected, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove Coupon Genies from your computer?

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

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Coupon Genies in their database. You can try to use them for removing Coupon Genies.

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Coupon Genies

Or uninstall Coupon Genies manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Coupon Genies.
  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 Coupon Genies 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 Coupon Genies, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove Coupon Genies from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Coupon Genies.
  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 Coupon Genies.
  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 Coupon Genies.
  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.

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


Coupon Genies.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Coupon Genies

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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