CoupSeek, also known as Ads by CoupSeek and CoupSeek Ads, is a typical adware program that aims at popular browsers (Explorer, Firefox, Chrome) and generates intrusive ad-related content. Like any other potentially unwanted program, CoupSeek is downloaded by the user alongside another free application. Even though adware is not malicious, its removal is recommended so that future PC troubles are avoided.
How Did I Install CoupSeek?
As already mentioned, adware enters your computer through the so-called bundled downloads of freeware/ shareware. The safest way to avoid such downloads from happening is always opting for the advanced installation. If you choose it, you will notice the additional software and uncheck it.
Is CoupSeek Dangerous?
Adware may be intrusive and annoying but it is not dangerous. However, it may become a gateway to more serious troubles. One way of malware distribution is via corrupted links displayed on ads and banners, redirecting you to malicious websites. The latter may be loaded with Trojans, rootkits or viruses, to say the least.
Furthermore, adware is responsible for the addition of tracking cookies to the browser. Once running, private data, browsing history and search queries may be exposed to third party organizations. This is how users are subjected to numerous malvertising campaigns, supported by adware programs and suspicious browser extensions.
Should I Remove CoupSeek from My PC?
In order to secure your system and to avoid further damage, adware uninstallation is advisory. If not removed, there will be no end to the meddling pop-ups.
One way to uninstall CoupSeek is manually – by following the steps provided below. Another option is running a qualified anti-malware program.
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