Danger level 4
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Annoying Pop-up's

Download Savings

If you want to make use of browser extensions to help you purchase your favorite items at an optimal price, there is a number of applications to choose from. Download Savings is one of those browser plugins that display coupon deals whenever you visit a website that is included in the plugin's list. According to the official Download Savings website at download-savings.com, there is more than 1000 online stores supported by the plugin. The list includes such names as Zales, kmart, Expedia, Toys R Us and many other online stores. It would seem that the plugin is the best answer when it comes to saving your money, but the truth is that it can be easily classified as potentially undesirable program due to the fact that it can also come bundled with freeware. Therefore, if you have this plugin on your PC, but you had no intention of installing it, it is recommended to remove Download Savings from your system.

As expected, Download Savings is identical to other browser plugins developed by 215 Apps (Innovative Apps). The functions of these plugins are the same, and the only things that differ are basically their titles. For example, Discout Buddy, Deal Boat, Coupon Caddy, Savings Explorer, Deals Plugin and many other browser extensions. Although Download Savings can be downloaded at download-savings.com, it can also come with freeware from third party websites. In such a case, it is highly possible that Download Savings gets exploited by cyber criminals to collect various internet browsing data. Since this plugin makes use of cookies to track your web browsing habits, it is possible for a third party to exploit the extension for its malicious purposes.

If you do not want to use Download Savings, you can remove the plugin via Control Panel uninstall utility. To delete Download Savings permanently from your computer, follow the instructions below:

Remove Download Savings from PC

Instructions for Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
  2. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove Download-Savings.

Instructions for Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program and remove Download-Savings.

Instructions for Windows XP

  1. Open Start Menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or Remove Programs and uninstall Download-Savings.

If you think that there may be other undesirable programs on your PC, you should perform a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner and see what other potentially dangerous applications you have installed. Do all it takes to safeguard your computer against malware.

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How to manually remove Download Savings

Files associated with Download Savings infection:

Download-Savings.exe
DownloadSavings.exe

Download Savings processes to kill:

DownloadSavings.exe
Download-Savings.exe
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