What is CouponIOS?

CouponIOS – is a program that comes on the computer as a browser extension and hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. The main objective of this program is the dissemination of advertisements. After penetrating the computer, CouponIOS begins to display a huge amount of advertising, banners and coupons, pop-ups and so on. These promotional products may refer to popular online stores, such as Amazon, eBay, AliExpress and others. Also, CouponIOS can redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. CouponIOS significantly reduces the performance of your PC and increase traffic. CouponIOS is a potentially unwanted program, so if you find it on your PC, then you should delete it immediately.

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How CouponIOS 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. CouponIOS 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 CouponIOS completely.

How to remove CouponIOS from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove CouponIOS

Or uninstall CouponIOS manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove CouponIOS from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


CouponIOS.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%CouponIOS

Written by Rami Douafi

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