How to uninstall (remove) CoupScanner

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What is CoupScanner?

CoupScanner is a browser extension that comes bundled with free software without user consent. CoupScanner promises to help users find the best offers of popular stores such as eBay, Amazon and so on. CoupScanner displays a bunch of promotional items such as banners, coupons and other promotional links. In fact, many coupons and offers are not valid. CoupScanner can change your home page or install your toolbar. Also, CoupScanner increases the traffic and slow down your computer. Remove this program is not easy, since it creates registry entries and copy the files on your entire computer. Even if you delete CoupScanner from the control panel, it can be restored again. If you find CoupScanner on your PC, you must uninstall the potentially unwanted program.

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How CoupScanner gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as CoupScanner, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove CoupScanner.

How to remove CoupScanner from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove CoupScanner

Or uninstall CoupScanner manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove CoupScanner from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


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Then remove following files:


CoupScanner.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%CoupScanner

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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