How to uninstall (remove) CouponFactory

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What is CouponFactory?

CouponFactory is malicious add-on fro browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer) developed by WebPick Internet Holdings Ltd. It creates extraneous advertising in form of ads, pop-ups, banners offering fake flash updates or promoting various goods. CouponFactory breaks your privacy by collecting information about your browsing habits for advertising purposes. Sometimes Assist Point automatically redirects you to adware websites without even clicking on the ads. These ads lead user to download potentially unwanted programs or purchase products from Assist point affiliates.

couponfactory ads

How CouponFactory gets on your PC?

CouponFactory is bundled with 3rd party software. Users usually are not purposefully installing this, and you should be safe uninstalling it. When you download and install a free application, there is possibility that CouponFactory will be installed alongside without your knowledge. To avoid this, you need to be really careful. Do not skip installation steps (don’t click “Next” and “Agree” buttons without reading the texts), opt out for a custom or advanced install mode and uncheck checkboxes that say they will install something extra on your PC.

How to remove CouponFactory from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to CouponFactory – 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 CouponFactory.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove CouponFactory

Or uninstall CouponFactory manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove CouponFactory from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


CouponFactory.exe

And following folders


C:ProgramDataCouponFactory

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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