What is SoftCoup?

SoftCoup is potentially unwanted software that comes in the form of a browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. SoftCoup a means of distributing advertising. It displays a ton of advertisements in the form of coupons and ads that relate to partner sites. SoftCoup changing your browser options, redirects the user to advertising sites while browsing and changing homepage. SoftCoup can become a corridor for other malicious programs. The main goal of the developers – is to make money. Almost all the proposals of the program are false. SoftCoup able to collect your personal information and send it to third parties. SoftCoup constantly analyzes your browsing to select exactly the advertising that will interest you. This program distributes the files in the system folder and creates registry entries. Computer is running slower and slower to become browsing too. If SoftCoup infected your PC, remove it immediately.


How SoftCoup gets on your PC?

SoftCoup comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites such as eBay and Amazon without user’s knowledge. Some sites can create their download managers that can hide malicious software. Always read the user agreement and take the time to click on the “Next” button. Also, try to choose advanced installation type to follow the installation process. Read more reviews about a particular program and use the special programs that can help you to protect your PC.

How to remove SoftCoup from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove SoftCoup

Or uninstall SoftCoup manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove SoftCoup from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


And following folders

C:Program FilesSoftCoup

Written by Rami Douafi

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