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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection

Deals Plugin

Deals Plugin is a suspicious browser plugin published by 215 Apps which is promoted at dealsplugin.com. The application is meant to offer you reliable and beneficial coupons whilst shopping online; however, it has been discovered that the add-on can collect personal information. This is not illegal; however, you should be extremely cautious about the program and the intentions of its developers. Have you already used the virtual offers presented to you by the browser extension? There is a great chance that your virtual security has not been breached. Regardless, you should not take any security risks, which is why we recommend having Deals Plugin deleted. Continue reading to learn more about its manual removal.

The Privacy Policy of the add-on discloses that it may be used to collect personal information. Here are a few excerpts which present how Amazing Apps manage their products:

We receive and store any information you enter on the Site or give us in any other way. […] When you use the Plugin Service, we may collect information about the websites you visit and the advertisements that you see on those websites, the searches you perform using search engines, the ways in which you use various Plugin Service features (including whether the Plugin Service is still installed on your computer), and the pages you view (especially social media pages).

Deals Plugin add-on is managed through cookies which are dropped to the hard drive of your PC and which may be used to record sensitive information, including passwords and usernames. This is not safe, especially if the developers of the application are affiliated to cyber crooks, which they may know nothing about. Remember that virtual schemers are exceptionally clandestine and usually pick vulnerable add-ons or those which are based upon a pay-per-click system to convey malignant schemes.

If you do not want to risk your virtual security, it would be best to delete Deals Plugin. The removal of this add-on is not too complicated and you should be able to succeed manually. Regardless, if you face any issues – implement the reliable automatic malware removal tool SpyHunter to check if you need to delete additional infections.

Delete Deals Plugin From Computer Manually

Windows XP:

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the unwanted program and click Remove.

Windows Vista/7:

  1. Navigate to the left of the Task Bar and click Start.
  2. Click Uninstall a program (found under Programs).
  3. Right-click on the application you want to remove and click Uninstall.

Windows 8:

  1. Tap the Windows key to access the Metro UI start screen.
  2. Right-click and select All apps.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Now right-click on the program you want to delete and click Uninstall.

Delete from the browsers

Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Click Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Select the unwanted add-on and click Disable.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. In the Add-ons Manager click Extensions.
  3. Find Deals Plugin and click the Remove button on its right.

Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Move the cursor to Tools and click Extensions.
  3. Find the unwanted extension, click on the trash icon and select Remove.
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How to manually remove Deals Plugin

Files associated with Deals Plugin infection:

DealsPlugin.exe
Deals Plugin Extension-bg.exe
Deals Plugin Extension.dll
Uninstall.exe
Deals Plugin ExtensionGui.exe

Deals Plugin DLL's to remove:

Deals Plugin Extension.dll

Deals Plugin processes to kill:

DealsPlugin.exe
Deals Plugin ExtensionGui.exe
Deals Plugin Extension-bg.exe
Uninstall.exe
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Comments

  1. Nikki Nov 12, 2014

    You have not listed a way to remove it from Safari. Please post

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