CouponAlert_2p, also known as CouponAlert toolbar, is a browser extension which is supposed to help you save money when shopping online. Is function is to provide you with information about discounts are special offers. All the links, or buttons, that are presented on the toolbar are related to online shopping. For example, CouponAlert_2p provides you with quick access to 5 coupon websites which are coupons.com, couponcabin.com, couponmom.com, smartsource.com, and valpak.com, some of which are not working at the moment. Moreover, the toolbar has its CouponAlert application, which monitors the websites that are being browsed, and if a coupon is available, the Coupon Alert button turns pink. The toolbar can also provide you with instant access to the coupons, which are displayed in a drop-down box after clicking the New Deals button. If you have installed the toolbar by mistake and have no intention of using it, remove it from your browser without hesitation.
CouponAlert_2 is available at couponalert.com; however, like any other free application it can be bundled with other free programs. The toolbar is based on Midspark Toolbar Platform and powered by Ask Search. At the very beginning of installation, the user is provided with two check boxes which have to be deselected in order to prevent changes on the browsers. If the boxes are skipped, the home page is changed to home.tb.ask.com, whereas the default search provider is changed to Ask Search. The search engine displays sponsored links, and if you want to access the websites that is really related to your search query, carefully select the links because some of the sponsored links may take you to irrelevant websites. In order to browse the Internet as usual, remove CouponAlert_2p from the browsers and restore their former settings. The search engine does not endorse the content of the websites that are presented as “ads”, so if you want to prevent adverse results, ignore those links and browse unknown websites very carefully.
Additionally, CouponAlert_2p suggests installing Price Finder. The application is offered soon after installing the toolbar, and if you want to prevent pop-up coupons, you have to click the Decline button.
When it comes to removal, CouponAlert_2p can be removed from the computer in two ways. It is possible to uninstall the program, which you can try doing with the help of the instructions provided below. However, some components of the toolbar may remain within the system. We recommend that you implement a spyware removal tool, because this is how you can get rid of tracking cookies and other spyware and malware program. Moreover, if you implement a powerful anti-spyware tool, you will be protected against other computer threats.
How to remove CouponAlert_2p
Windows Vista and Windows 7
Remove CouponAlert_2p from the browsers
How to manually remove CouponAlert_2p
Files associated with CouponAlert_2p infection:
Coupon Alert Installer(0006e060).exe
CouponAlert_2p DLL's to remove:
CouponAlert_2p processes to kill: