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DealsWatch is a browser extension promoted as a helpful online shopping assistant tool that provides the user with the best deals, coupons, and offers. However, DealsWatch is classified as PUP (potentially unwanted program), and adware by experts and its removal is recommended. DealsWatch is used by ad providers and retailers as an advertising engine that has one purpose only – to generate pay-per-click revenue. DealsWatch displays numerous coupons, deals, pop-up ads and banners on the web pages visited by the user. Not only can these be annoying and interrupt the user’s browsing routine, but they can also expose the affected system to security issues.

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DealsWatch’s Symptoms

The advertisements displayed by DealsWatch, like pop-up, banner, in-text ads, offers, deals, coupons, and price comparisons will appear on each web page the user views. Being irritating is not the only problem, they can also redirect the user to unsafe web locations if the user clicks on them. This may expose the affected computer to various security threats.

DealsWatch may track the following information in order to display advertising content that matches the user’s interests and preferences. Such can be browsing history (what websites were visited, the duration of the browsing sessions, etc.), IP address, search queries. The collected data may then be shared with third parties for marketing purposes.

DealsWatch may also be capable of changing your browser settings and redirecting the default search engine and homepage to predetermined websites. If you experience any unwanted redirects, you are should run a free malware scanner that will detect if any threats are present on your computer.

DealsWatch – Distribution Technique

DealsWatchDealsWatch can be downloaded online, but it also may end up on your computer via bundled downloads of free of charge programs. You might install DealsWatch on your PC along with programs and applications that you have downloaded from the Web and not even realize it until your browser gets bombarded with a variety of pop-ups ads on every web page you visit. Security experts recommend the Advanced installation options; this way you can view а list of the additional installations and uncheck the ones you do not want to have on your machine.

How to Remove DealsWatch Permanently?

DealsWatch is not of a malicious nature, so its removal does not require some special technical skills. You can delete DealsWatch both manually and with a trustworthy anti-malware program. Just follow the removal manual below to remove DealsWatch or other adware programs that you might have on your computer completely.

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1. Remove/Uninstall DealsWatch

1. Remove/Uninstall DealsWatch 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 DealsWatch.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove DealsWatch 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 DealsWatch and click “Remove

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    After DealsWatch 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 DealsWatch and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After DealsWatch 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 DealsWatch 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 DealsWatch 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 DealsWatch
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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

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    3. Remove DealsWatch automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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