Coupon Addon is a computer virus for the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser. This virus uses popups and inline-text advertisements, labeled as “Ads by Coupon Addon”, to promote some useless stuff that you don’t need, or to redirect you to the websites that can harm your PC. The ads promoted by Coupon Addon are often used to redirect you to partners in order to make cash using affiliates though the superfish.com, m2pub.com domains and other suspicious advertisement networks.
Coupon Addon can download and display advertisements and like many viruses can be dangerous for your private information. Still it’s not so dangerous like some Trojan or root-kit viruses, but Coupon Addon tracks your computer’s internet usage and shows to you some unwanted pop-ups in your browser or redirects you to some unwanted and even harmful websites. Some pop-ups will show you sales, deals, offers, some prices etc. Often this addon offers a Java, Media Player or Flash updates in order to install more viruses to your computer. This is one way how some viruses can be hidden from your computer basic security.
Most of times users install this software by itself because they didn’t read the Terms of Agreement and allow installing additional software which can harm your PC. That’s why you should always read Terms of Agreement and know what you can get with some free software. And when you install free software always click on “Advanced Install” or “Custom Install” button to find out what other software you get as a “present”. Some software like “Fusion Install”, “Bundlore Limited”, “InstallX LLC”, “WARP Install”, “Digital Pine”, “Firseria” contain unwanted additional addons that can be harmful to your computer. Of course, it is better to buy licensed software and be calm for your PC, otherwise you put your personal info in danger. Still if you really need some software from “Black list” be on guard and prepare your antivirus to protect your PC.
Coupon Addon automatic removal tool:
Coupon Addon removal steps:
- Download Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
- Click “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed.
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In Trojan Killer click “Tools” and “Reset browser settings“.
- Follow the instructions and click on “Reset” button, then restart your computer to apply all made changes.
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