What is DiscountPlace?

DiscountPlace is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer) without user consent. DiscountPlace is a potentially unwanted program, and it can cause a number of inconveniences. After penetration, DiscountPlace begins to spread advertising content during your browsing. It displays banner ads and coupons that may be relevant to popular sites such as eBay, Amazon and others. At first glance, DiscountPlace looks like a very useful program that helps the user to find the best offers online stores. In fact, most of offered products do not exist in reality. The main task of the developers – this is to force the user to spend money on anything, so if you found DiscountPlace on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

DiscountPlace

How DiscountPlace gets on your PC?

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 it.

How to remove DiscountPlace from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove DiscountPlace

Or uninstall DiscountPlace manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove DiscountPlace from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


HKLMSoftwareDiscountPlace

Then remove following files:


pccleanerpro2014.exe

And following folders


C:Program FilesDiscountPlace

Written by Rami Douafi

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