What is Generous Deal?

Generous Deal is an application that can be considered as adware. Generous Deal exists in the form of browser plugin and can be installed without user’s interference. When it arrives on the system it sets itself in Start up processes, so it would launch itself every time the system starts. So it would spoil the browsing experience every time you visit any pages by generating tons of ads. And the only way to get rid of these commercials is to remove Generous Deal.

Generous Deal ads

How Generous Deal gets on your PC?

Generous Deal commercials are transferred with the help of the method that is called bundling. When ‘bundled’ the malware is added to the setup of legitimate application. Generous Deal in these cases is hidden and cannot be declined in the usual type of setup. To opt out of the adware you need to change the installation mode to Advanced or Custom and uncheck the boxes with the applications you are not sure of.

How to remove Generous Deal from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Generous Deal

Or uninstall Generous Deal manually.

Step 1: Remove Generous Deal from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Generous Deal and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Generous Deal from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Generous Deal from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Generous Deal:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\Generous Deal\

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