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Follow CouponDropDown Uninstall Steps and Restore Browser Settings

CouponDropDown is classified as a potentially unwanted program and an ad-supported browser extension. CouponDropDown may appear useful to the user, offering him discounts and promotions on items he may wish to purchase. However, once installed, CouponDropDown may start generating numerous unwanted advertisements in the form of banners, in-text ads and pop-ups. Furthermore, adware is known to employ tracking cookies so that the user’s preferences are determined.

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CouponDropDown Download Process

The application may have been promoted on freeware pages, or it may have been included in the package of a free software product. No matter how the application was downloaded to the computers, its uninstallation is recommended due to the following chain of reasons applicable to adware:

→Spyware component a.k.a. tracking/ persistent/ third-party cookies -> Collection of PII (Personally Identifiable Information) -> Display of unwanted advertisements -> Compromised PC Performance -> Increased vulnerability to malware

N.B. Personally Identifiable Information consists of:

  • Users’ web habits such as browsing histories, search queries, etc.
  • Users’ physical locations – IP addresses.
  • Users’ credentials – email addresses, usernames, passwords.

Third party digital marketers may exploit any gathered data for the purpose of serving relevant ads to the user. Clicking anything that is sponsored by CouponDropDown and similar applications may cause suspicious browser redirects. However, even if the displayed content is not malicious in any way, the system’s performance may worsen drastically leading to occasional crashes and freezes.

To stop the degrading process, the user may want to scan his system and remove detected threats. Keep in mind that some anti-spyware solutions detect adware as ‘spyware cookies.’

FYI. Adware applications that may be quite similar to CouponDropDown are Wow Coupons and CouponScanner.

CouponDropDown Removal Options

Some adware applications may turn out persistent to manual removal, reappearing even after the adware has been removed. A very crucial tip towards browser security is restoring the default settings. A step-by-step guide is provided below, be it only suitable for advanced users.

Installing an anti-malware program to detect and eliminate all threat components is also an excellent removal option.

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

1. Remove/Uninstall CouponDropDown

1. Remove/Uninstall CouponDropDown 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 CouponDropDown.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove CouponDropDown 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


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select CouponDropDown and click “Remove


    After CouponDropDown 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


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate CouponDropDown and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After CouponDropDown 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 CouponDropDown 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’.


    After CouponDropDown 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.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on CouponDropDown
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

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

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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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