- Connects to the internet without permission
- Hijacks homepage
- Can't be uninstalled via Control Panel
- Changes default search engine
Even though Coppingo.com promises to enable users to search for the information more efficiently, you should definitely remove this search engine if you ever notice that it has replaced your homepage, search provider, and even the New Tab page. We do not recommend keeping this search engine because it is untrustworthy. In addition, the removal of Coppingo.com is unavoidable if you want to set another homepage and search provider. It is not enough to remove Coppingo.com via Control Panel. If you want to find out what else you should do, you should read this article from beginning to end.
Specialists working at pcthreat.com have found out that Coppingo.com redirects searchers to bing.com. Even though it is uses the service of Bing, which is a decent search engine, there is still a possibility that you will be provided with third-party links. They will be placed among normal search results, so you might not even recognize them. What's more, research has shown that you will see advertisements every time you launch your browser because they will be placed on the startup page of Coppingo.com. You should ignore them because they might take you to websites that contain malware. Of course, the possibility to click on these ads is still there, so it is better to get rid of Coppingo.com entirely. Other identical search engines, e.g. dregol.com, Vosteran.com, and Astromenda.com also exist, so you should not forget to take care of your system's safety in order not to encounter them in the future.
It has been found out that Coppingo.com is distributed via the InstallCore installers and it does not travel alone; thus, there is a huge possibility that other untrustworthy programs have managed to enter your system as well. According to our security experts, it is very likely that Super Optimizer and Qihoo 360 have entered your system, so you should not forget to check whether it is true. In case you detect suspicious software on your system, make sure that you remove it the moment you detect it.
In order to erase Coppingo.com, you have to remove its updater via Control Panel and then reset your browsers or change your homepage and search provider by hand. If you are going to remove this search engine yourself, you should definitely use our manual removal instructions (see below). You can also get rid of this search engine automatically. In order to do that, you have to acquire SpyHunter or another 100% trustworthy tool and then perform a system scan.
How to remove Coppingo.com
Windows 7 and Vista