Many users have complained about pop-up advertisements that were interrupting the browsing process with the text ‘Ad by Coupmania’ or similar. Coupmania Ads is believed to be a Potentially Unwanted Application that may or may not collect different information from the user PC and display advertisements, based on the ‘behavioral targeting’ method.
Coupmania Ads –How Does It Work?
There is a possibility, you may have installed Coupmania Ads on your computer as a part of an installation process of another media player, torrent program, image files viewer, photo editor or any free software installer, downloaded from third-party sites. Once it is on your computer, the program may collect information, such as your IP address to establish your location, nationality, language preferences and others. After that, it might begin to display advertisements during your browsing process that in some cases may become annoying and interruptive.
More to it than that, Coupmania Ads may display content that is a form of malvertising. Also, some ads may link to site that not only may inject malicious code into the machine, but also may redirect to multiple other websites that may do something similar as well. Another thing such sites are capable of is displaying pop-ups with fake problems on the user’s PC with phone numbers attached to call ‘Tech Support’. Such calls may be very expensive for victims if the user decides to dial the number.
There are also the usual scamming third-party websites that make users fill out personal information and in some cases financial as a part of surveys or site registrations with the purpose to get some compensation.
How to Remove Coupmania Ads?
To successfully eradicate all traces of Coupmania Ads from the system, recommendations are to follow the removal tutorial below firstly. Second, In case you are not a professional in removing such programs from your computer, advises are to download and scan your system with a particular anti-malware program. It will ensure you active protection from future threats as well.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter
- Guide 1: How to Remove Coupmania Ads from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Coupmania Ads from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Coupmania Ads from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Coupmania Ads from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Coupmania Ads from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Coupmania Ads from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Coupmania Ads from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Coupmania Ads from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Coupmania Ads
Step 2: Uninstall Coupmania Ads and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Coupmania Ads on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Coupmania Ads there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Coupmania Ads from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Coupmania Ads and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Coupmania Ads via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Coupmania Ads from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Coupmania Ads from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Coupmania Ads from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Coupmania Ads from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Coupmania Ads will be removed.
Eliminate Coupmania Ads from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.