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Coupon Chaser Removal Manual

Coupon Chaser also known as Coupon-Chaser and Coupon Chaser is yet another ad-supported application that targets popular browsers. Coupon Chaser is promoted as a valuable shopping assistant, but users should be careful. Researchers warn that ad-supported programs can cause several issues on a system. The user’s personally identifiable information may be collected and given to third party marketers.

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Coupon Chaser Distribution Method

Ad-supported software is usually spread via bundling. Bundling is a well-known marketing method that is quite popular among developers. It is apparent that the technique is mostly applied for financial reasons such as monetizing various platforms and covering money losses.coupon chaser

Even though it may seem as shady, bundling is a legal practice. Coupon Chase was mentioned in the download agreement, but the user skipped it by opting for the automatic installer. Instead, the user should have chosen the advanced option that gives him the chance to deselect the added application. Coupon Chaser can also be downloaded from its official page or from other legitimate download websites.

Coupon Chaser Risk Evaluation

Coupon Chaser and similar applications promoted as shopping helpers are not malicious. However, they can turn into a gateway to more serious PC problems.
Session cookies are very likely to be added to the browser to collect the user’s private details. The latter may consist of usernames and passwords, IP addresses, browsing histories and search queries. Furthermore, Coupon Chaser may slow down the browser and intercept with the user’s online habits. Lastly, clicking the pop-up advertisements Coupon Chaser generates may redirect the user to attack’s pages where malware is spread across the Web.

Coupon Chaser Removal Process

Some ad-supported applications are suspected to alter the Windows registry. This can make their manual removal a bit harder. Nonetheless, above average users may try the step-by-step guide given below the article.
Another removal option is the installation of a strong AV tool to detect and eliminate all threats.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Coupon Chaser

1. Remove/Uninstall Coupon Chaser in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 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 get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Coupon Chaser.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Coupon Chaser from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Coupon Chaser and click “Remove

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    After Coupon Chaser is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Coupon Chaser and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Coupon Chaser is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Coupon Chaser to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After Coupon Chaser has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Coupon Chaser
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Coupon Chaser. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Coupon Chaser will be removed.

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    Milena Dimitrova

    Milena Dimitrova

    An inspired writer and content manager who has been with SensorsTechForum since the beginning. Focused on user privacy and malware development, she strongly believes in a world where cybersecurity plays a central role. If common sense makes no sense, she will be there to take notes. Those notes may later turn into articles! Follow Milena @Milenyim

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