At first sight Solid Savings might seem like a rather useful browser extension that helps you to save on your online purchases. This browser plugin is developed by 215 Apps just like SpecialSavings, InstantSavingsApp, Savings Vault and many others. Solid Savings provides you with an add-on that displays coupon deals when you access a list of online stores. The official website of this extension at solid-savings.com says that it includes over a 1000 online stores in its list, including Expedia, kmart, OfficeDEPOT, Petsmart, Toys R Us, Zales and others. Not only does Solid Savings display coupon deals, it also provides you with various ads on sales, and events that are supposed to help you save your money.
The question is, however, whether Solid Savings is as useful as it claims to be. Although the application does not take a significant amount of resources either on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, we cannot rule out the possibility that Solid Savings may be exploited by a third party. Generally, the extension has to be downloaded at solid-savings.com and users install the plugin themselves. However, quite often Solid Savings are downloaded bundled with other freeware from third party websites. You might be downloading a free software application and simply get Solid Savings as a bonus. Although your main intention does not including installing this plugin onto your PC, still Solid Savings DOES NOT enter the system behind your back, you have to initiate the installation yourself.
Possible exploitation by a third party is dangerous, because Solid Savings does not review all the links and deals provided. Therefore, a malevolent third party could easily include links to corrupted websites into these ads, making Solid Savings indirectly responsible for possible malware infection. Luckily, you can remove Solid Savings from PC on your own. It is rather easy. However, if you find that the add-on is still on your browser, follow the instructions below to delete the plugin from the browser as well.
How to remove Solid Savings from PC
Delete from Windows 8
Delete from Windows Vista & Windows 7
Delete from Windows XP
How to remove Solid Savings from browser
Delete from Internet Explorer
Delete from Mozilla Firefox
Delete from Google Chrome
You are also advised to perform a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner to be absolutely sure that no other unwanted programs are present on your PC.
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