- Installs itself without permissions
- Shows commercial adverts
- Strange toolbar installed without Your permission
- Annoying Pop-up's
Coupon Companion Ads
Lately we have witnessed an influx of new browser extensions that are related to online shopping. Coupon Companion Ads is a browser plugin that is supposed to display various coupon deals to you while you browse the internet. This extension is said to save your time and money while you shop online. Coupon Companion Ads is not a malicious program, but computer users frequently complain of similar extensions and their intrusive behavior. It is recommended to remove Coupon Companion from your system, if you do not find it useful. Be cautious about what you install on your computer, because if such program like Coupon Companion Ads is exploited by a third party, you could lose a great amount of personal data.
Naturally, you can download Coupon Companion Ads yourself and install it on your computer. However, more often than not, this browser extension arrives in a bundled freeware download. When that happens, users usually install Coupon Companion Ads extension on their computers without even checking what exactly they are installing. Therefore, it is absolutely important that you read carefully through the installation wizard, to avoid installing such program features that would later on interfere with your web browsing. Luckily, Coupon Companion does not seem to change your default home page address or your default search engine. However, it is possible that you will experience an onslaught of pop-up advertisements related to Coupon Companion Ads or to some other affiliated website.
Be careful when you download torrent clients or Youtube video downloaders, because these installation files often have such freeware as Coupon Companion Ads bundled with them. If you do not want to have Coupon Companion Ads on your computer, follow the instructions below for manual removal:
Remove Coupon Companion Ads from your computer
Windows Vista & Windows 7
1. Go to Start --> Control Panel --> Uninstall or change a program
1. Go to Start --> Control Panel --> Add or Remove Programs.
Remove Coupon Companion Ads from your browser
1. Go to Tools --> Manage Add-ons.
1. Click Firefox button and go to Add-ons --> Extensions.
1. Click the three-bars icon at the far right end of the address bar.
Once you are done with the manual removal, we highly recommend downloading a free system scanner tool and perform a full system scan, to check whether you have any malicious files left on your computer. Do not hesitate to invest in a powerful security tool if need be.