CouponThing removal guide

CouponThing is an app what help user with online shopping. This app can display lots sales and offer, so user can buy what he want and pay less. Unfortunately CouponThing is a new adware and potentially unwanted program (pup) what often install stealthily and display many online ads. This tricky virus can infect all well-known browsers such as Edge, Opera, Mozila, Google Chrome and other. This CouponThing can easily track your browsing activity and transfer it to the creators of this virus.


CouponThing
CouponThing

Like other adware CouponThing can be installed with other freeware (free software) what you download and install from suspicious site. That”s why we highly recommend to check “Advanced” every time you install the free program from the Internet. This simple step allows you to save your computer from virus in the future. So if you are infected with CouponThing you will see millions of ads like pop-ups, banners, coupons every time you go online. No matter what if offer to you don”t click on it! There is high risk what you will be redirected to malicious sites where you can be infected with new viruses. If you want to secure your computer, you should remove CouponThing immediate or be aware what someone can steal your personal information or destroy your computer from inside.


CouponThing automatic removal tool:

CouponThing removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • NOTE: In a free version of this program, you can use all its tools and scan your computer for malicious items. To be able to remove them you need to obtain a license.

  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with CouponThing in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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