How to uninstall (remove) GetDiscountApp

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What is GetDiscountApp?

GetDiscountApp ad-supported browser add-on for Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox. GetDiscountApp was developed with only purpose to display ads, pop-ups, banners in users browsers and earn revenue on clicks. This is method that publishers use to monetize free traffic. It inserts ad banners that say “Ads by GetDiscountApp” or “by GetDiscountApp” on every site. Some users experience problems when uninstall GetDiscountApp. In this article you can read full GetDiscountApp removal guide to get rid of it on your computer and in browsers.

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How GetDiscountApp gets on your PC?

GetDiscountApp is bundled with freeware installers. Freeware utilities or torrents, or game cracks nowadays use such adware to earn money. You can be offered to install different software along with program you wanted to download on the first place. Mostly adware programs use such way to distribute. If you miss such offer during installation you will have GetDiscountApp installed in all your browsers as extension and permanent module sitting in C:ProgramData folder.

How to remove GetDiscountApp from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove GetDiscountApp

Or uninstall GetDiscountApp manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove GetDiscountApp from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


GetDiscountApp.exe

And following folders


%ProgramData%GetDiscountApp

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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