- Annoying Pop-up's
- Shows commercial adverts
- Connects to the internet without permission
GoodDeals is an adware application that presents itself in a very professional manner. That is why it might be hard to tell at first that this program is not as reliable as it claims to be. GoodDeals promises to provide you with information on the best deals there are, but if you do not know how this application managed to enter your system, it is the most important sign that something is not right. Hence, it would be for the best to remove GoodDeals from your computer as soon as possible because adware programs might inadvertently expose you to malicious computer security threats.
Usually, when we deal with adware applications we always emphasize that they seldom have direct distribution sources. GoodDeals is different because it has a well-functioning homepage at gdeals.co. Also, the download button works just fine, so you would not face any problems if you tried to download GoodDeals from gdeals.co.
However, the question is whether you really need GoodDeals on-board and whether the direct download is the only mean of distribution employed by this application. From our experience, we can tell that adware programs do not limit themselves to their official websites. Quite the opposite, the main method of distribution is usually the so-called bundling. It means that GoodDeals can enter your computer in a software package with a number of other freeware applications.
It is not surprising, then, that GoodDeals does exactly that. Our research shows that the program could be easily installed together with PathMaxx, CheckMeUp, NavRight adware, and even Taplika.com browser hijacker. The list is ongoing, so if you want to avoid installing programs you do not need, you should stay away from unfamiliar websites that offer software for free. You should always refer to the official vendor’s pages if you want to download some software application or update some program you already have on your PC. Third-party file sharing websites often contain installers that have more than just one application in them.
Once GoodDeals manages to get into your computer, you will notice that something is off immediately. This program displays commercial advertisements when you access online stores. Now, if GoodDeals really were to provide you with relevant coupon and discount offers, it would not be much of a problem, but the point is that this application does not check whether the information provided in its ads is safe. Consequently, sometimes GoodDeals could be exploited by unreliable third parties to promote corrupted content. This could eventually lead to a malware infection, so the best way to prevent it is to remove GoodDeals at once.
After manual removal, you should scan your computer with a legitimate antispyware application because you might have more unwanted programs on your system. It is especially relevant if GoodDeals arrived at your computer with a software bundle.
How to Delete GoodDeals
Windows 8 & Windows 8.1
Windows Vista & Windows 7