To avoid such bundled downloads, the user should consider re-evaluating his downloading habits and start opting for the advanced software installers. He is granted the chance to deselect additional applications under the ‘advanced’ option of any software package.
In particular, My Coupons XP’s privacy statement and agreement state that:
- Any information collected by My Coupons XP may be shared with third-party applications so that the user is offered customized information and advertisements.
- The search data is stored and may include personally identifiable information depending on the user’s search queries.
- By using the services provided by the application, the user is granting My Coupons XP the rights to collect URLs, types of preferred browsers, search data, PII, etc.
My Coupons XP Potential Hazards
Any application that gathers sensitive information about its users may put their online security at risk. There are cases reported about users landing suspicious pages after clicking random advertisements provided by third parties. Furthermore, the user may encounter PC performance related issues such. The system may start performing slower than usual. The browser’s performance may also be affected, resulting in occasional freezes and crashes.
Another potential risk comes from the fact that My Coupons XP doesn’t encrypt its communications, meaning that any user’s information may be compromised. The most secure way to browse the Web is through HTTPS – the protocol for secure communication over widely used computer networks. HTTPS is based on Hypertext Transfer Protocol, or HTTP, encrypted by Transport Layer Security.
My Coupons XP Removal Options
If the user did not download the application willingly and has decided he doesn’t need its services, he may follow the uninstallation steps provided by its creators. However, some adware and potentially unwanted apps may be persistent to manual removal. In such cases, running a full system scan via valid antivirus software is recommended. Keep in mind that scanning may take a while if the computer’s typical performance is affected by unwanted programs.
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