What is Gigantic Savings?

Gigantic Savings is a browser extension that hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Gigantic Savings gets into PC bundled with free software that you can download from popular sites such as download.com and similar. Gigantic Savings displays a huge amount of advertising information, banners and coupons, which relate to sites like eBay, Amazon, Expedia and others. Gigantic Savings main task is to make money. This program offers the user supposedly great deals with incredible discounts, just like the user spent money on anything. Gigantic Savings can also install a toolbar, which will also interfere with your browsing. Gigantic Savings can redirect the user to ad sites and change browser settings. For example, Gigantic Savings can change your homepage or search engine. Also, Gigantic Savings collects your personal information such as browsing history, passwords and credit card codes. This information may be disclosed to third parties. Gigantic Savings is not a virus, but it is a potentially unwanted program. We recommend you to uninstall Gigantic Savings now.

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How Gigantic Savings gets on your PC?

Gigantic Savings comes into PC bundled with freeware. It is installed without the user’s knowledge. In addition, Gigantic Savings copies its files all over your computer to make removal more difficult. How to avoid it? The main thing is to closely monitor the installation process. Read all user agreements during installation. Also, choose the full installation option to control the installation process completely. Don’t settle for the installation of programs that seem suspicious. Also, you can read reviews of the program in order to avoid mistakes. Be careful.

How to remove Gigantic Savings from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Gigantic Savings

Or uninstall Gigantic Savings manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Gigantic Savings from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110311211116}
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallGigantic Savings
HKLMSOFTWAREGigantic Savings
HKLMSoftwareClassesLocal SettingsSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionAppContainerStoragewindows_ie_ac_001SoftwareGigantic Savings
HKCUSoftwareAppDataLowSoftwareGigantic Savings
HKCUSoftwareCr_Installer32116
HKCUSoftwareGigantic Savings
HKCUSoftwareInstalledBrowserExtensionsInnovative Apps
Key: HKUS-1-5-21-1801674531-413027322-2147225017-500SoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
Value: Updater32116.exe
Data: C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorLocal SettingsApplication DataUpdater32116Updater32116.exe

Then remove following files of Gigantic Savings:


Updater32116.exe
Gigantic Savings-bg.exe
Gigantic Savings-bho.dll
Gigantic Savings-buttonutil.dll
Gigantic Savings-buttonutil.exe
Gigantic Savings-codedownloader.exe
Gigantic Savings-helper.exe
Gigantic Savings.ico
Installer.log
Uninstall.exe

And these folders of Gigantic Savings:


%LOCAL_APPDATA%Updater32116
%PROGRAMFILES%Gigantic Savings

Written by Rami Douafi

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