How to uninstall (remove) CouponEx

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What is CouponEx?

CouponEx – a browser extension that hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. Immediately after penetration CouponEx cast member starts advertising, which may relate to popular online stores. Banner ads and coupons are starting to appear constantly during browsing. It can drive you mad. According to the developers, CouponEx created in order to help the user to make the best purchase. That’s a lie. These proposals are not true. Developers want you to give them money for nothing. In addition, CouponEx can change the settings of your browser to change the home page, install a toolbar, modify the search results and redirect the user to other sites. Also, this program collects your personal data, browsing history, and so on. This information may be disclosed to third parties. CouponEx is not a virus, but it is necessary as a potentially unwanted software, so if you find it on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

CouponEx Ads

How CouponEx gets on your PC?

Malicious software infects a computer without the user’s consent. Usually, it comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If the malware has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove CouponEx from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to CouponEx – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as CouponEx.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove CouponEx

Or uninstall CouponEx manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove CouponEx from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


CouponEx.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%CouponEx

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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