CouponDropDown is a browser hijacker (sometimes also called as an adware), which can easily take over victim’s browsers without any permission asked. Basically, you know that you are infected with this redirect virus when you find your start page replaced to coupondropdown.com domain or find this site included into your bookmark list. However, continuous redirections to this or similar domains can also be a sign that you are infected. By redirecting people to certain pages, scammers help for sites’ owners to increase the number of visitors and promote their site. So, it can’t be really said that coupondropdown.com is not malicious, but it relies on a browser hijacker. While this virus is not from those really dangerous ones, Coupondropdown can be used to track your browsing habits.
You can get infected with coupondropdown virus by downloading freeware and shareware, visiting infected websites or simply failing to update your security software. Once it manages to get inside, this virus alters DNS settings and starts showing up on every browser which is installed on your PC. When browsing the web, it might also show various pop-up ads, saying something like ‘never miss another coupon sale!’ and offering the user to purchase goods with a huge discount. If you are annoyed by such advertisements, we highly recommend to check your PC for CouponDropDown virus. Of course, we recommend removing it without a delay..
Typically, such annoying programs don't leave computers in normal way. To remove CouponDropDown virus from your computer, we recommend scanning it with SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware. You can also try to remove this virus manually, by going to Control Panel at the start screen and uninstalling unfamiliar entries: Online HD TV, PutLockerDownload, TornTV, Yontoo, 1ClickDown, 1ClickDownloader, FB Photo Zoom, GoPhoto.it, HDvid Codec, IB Updater, Incredibar Toolbar, OneClickDownload, OneClickDownloader. Additionally, remove CouponDropDown add-ons and change your search provider settings as well.
You can remove CouponDropDown automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
Uninstall CouponDropDown and related programs
If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for CouponDropDown or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove CouponDropDown from Windows shortcuts
Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.
Remove CouponDropDown from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Remove dangerous add-ons
Information added: 08/27/14 08:07;
information updated: 08/27/14 08:07