How to uninstall (remove) MacDiscount

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What is MacDiscount?

MacDiscount is a browser extension that refers to the number of potentially unwanted programs. MacDiscount hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. MacDiscount distributes promotional information while you are browsing. This program displays the banners, coupons, pop-ups and other advertising products. The main objective of this program is to earn money. This program tries to force the user to spend money. Most of the suggestions from this program are false. Also MacDiscount changing your browser options collects your personal information (such as browsing history). Your private data may be transferred to third parties. If you find a MacDiscount on your computer, you should remove it right away. Do not waste your time. Use our instructions below.

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How MacDiscount gets on your PC?

Malicious software infects a computer without the user’s consent. Usually, it comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If the malware has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove MacDiscount immediately.

How to remove MacDiscount from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as MacDiscount.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove MacDiscount

Or uninstall MacDiscount manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove MacDiscount from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


no information

Then remove following files:


MacDiscount.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%MacDiscount

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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