What is Coupon Companion Ads?
The reason you see Coupon Companion Ads is because you have installed Coupon Companion on your PC. Coupon Companion is an ad-supported program that is promoted as a “shopper’s best friend”. It is supposed to help you save money by presenting you with coupons and discounts. The program can be downloaded at coupon-companion.com, although usually it comes bundled with freeware and shareware.
Coupon Companion is classified as an adware application because of the never-ending ads that will appear not only on shopping websites. The program is not malicious itself, however, we still recommend you delete it and thus get rid of Coupon Companion Ads.
How does Coupon Companion work?
Coupon Companion is an adware program that can come bundled together with other potentially unwanted applications. You could end up installing more than what you bargained for as the software can add toolbars or plugins to your browsers. In some cases, computer users never wanted the program at all and it came with other freeware they were installing. In order to avoid similar issues in the future, you should pay close attention to the installation process of free software and choose Advanced Installation to have control over what gets access to your PC.
Aside from the onslaught of various banners, pop-ups and other types of ads, Coupon Companion is capable of disabling programs that may interfere with its functioning. It also uses a lot of CPU resources and thus slows down your system. You can expect the same to happen to your Internet speed because of all the adverts. Moreover, you should keep in mind that the adware also collects information about your browsing habits. This data could be sold to third parties or used for marketing purposes. If you are not comfortable with the above described features of the adware you should uninstall Coupon Companion Ads.
How to remove Coupon Companion Ads?
If you want to browse the Web safely you should eliminate Coupon Companion Ads from your browsers. The ads presented to you could easily be fake and if they look suspicious you should trust your instincts and stay away from them. In order to terminate Coupon Companion Ads you will have to uninstall Coupon Companion. That can be done manually or automatically. If you want to make sure that your PC is safe and clean, you should use a malware removal tool. The anti-malware utility will scan your system and delete Coupon Companion Ads as well as other unwanted programs that may be on it. If, however, you want to remove Coupon Companion Ads manually, you can use the instructions below the article. Please note that you can use the same instructions to delete other suspicious programs and add-ons.
Coupon Companion Ads Removal
Remove Coupon Companion from your system:
- Charm bar → Settings → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → Coupon Companion → Uninstall
Windows 7 and Windows Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → Coupon Companion → Uninstall
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs → Coupon Companion → Remove
Delete unwanted add-ons:
- Gear icon → Manage add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions → Coupon Companion → Remove
- Mozilla menu → Add-ons → Extensions → Coupon Companion → Remove
- Google Chrome menu → Tools → Extensions → Coupon Companion → Trash can icon → Remove.
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