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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts


GoldenCoupon is a worthless application that may bombard you with potentially unreliable third-party advertisements. Therefore, our research team has classified it as adware. It is essential to be aware of the risks these ads might introduce you to so that you can act upon them or avoid them altogether. However, this application may slither onto your system with other malware infections as well. This can easily increase the vulnerability of your system. We would like to help you protect your PC; therefore, we will share what we know about the possible dangers of having this infection on your computer and how you can remove GoldenCoupon and all related threats.

GoldenCoupon is a semi-random name adware application, which means that it can appear, for example, as gGOOlDdEenCcoupOon or anything similar in the installed programs list since it can change the letters and their capitalizations in its name. If you find any possible alteration of this name in Control Panel, you need to know that it is most likely still the same GoldenCoupon app. This adware is based on the JustPlugIt engine, so it is a new member of the so-called Multiplug adware family that includes RotaryTurners and CoinSave.

This adware program is mostly distributed in free software packages and may be bundled with other malware, such as EZDownloader and The bundles in which GoldenCoupon is spread are most commonly created by notorious third-party installers, such as InstallRex and Amonetize. If you find GoldenCoupon on your computer, it may not be enough to delete only that, you also need to tackle every other related infection that may have entered your system with it.

GoldenCoupon can ruin your browsing experience by displaying pop-up ads and coupons on your screen. While it is rather distracting and annoying, the bigger issue is that these third-party advertisements may not always be reliable. Since this adware is capable of extracting information from your browser history and web cookies, which it also shares with third parties, you may see ads that can be totally relevant to you. Nevertheless, we would like to warn you that cyber criminals might use these ads to try to lure you to their infected websites. Visiting such sites may easily end pretty bad for you. You might even lose money or become a victim of cyber crime other ways. In order to save yourself from any of the potential dangers, you should delete GoldenCoupon right away.

By now you are most probably ready to step up and remove GoldenCoupon from your computer. So, let us see how you can achieve that. There are three major steps for you to make if you want to be certain that your PC is clean. First, you need to uninstall the app via Control Panel. Second, you need to reset your browsers except for Internet Explorer, which is taken care of by the uninstaller. Third, you need to run a scanner to determine what kinds of infections are still threatening your system’s security. If the scanner returns an unfavorable result, it may be the time for you to invest in a professional antimalware tool to eliminate all the infections and give your computer the well-deserved protection.

How to remove GoldenCoupon from Windows

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  1. Tap Win+R and type in control panel. Click OK.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click on the application and select Uninstall.

Windows 7 & Windows Vista

  1. Click on the Windows button in the bottom-left corner and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Uninstall the application.

Windows XP

  1. Press the Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Remove the application.

Reset your browsers

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and go to Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Click Refresh Firefox.
  3. Click Refresh Firefox in the confirmation window.
  4. Click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
  2. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings.
  3. Scroll down again and click Reset settings.
  4. Click Reset.
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