Title: TakeTheCoupon
Type: Adware
Also known as: TakeTheCoupon virus, TakeTheCoupon ads

Remove TakeTheCoupon
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:TakeTheCoupon severity is 10  (10 / 100)
 

TakeTheCoupon is one of many programs that may negatively affect your internet browser and flood you with distracting advertisements. Don't be fooled by this potentially unwanted program because it is usually promoted as a helpful tool. It should display coupons and comparison deals every time when you visit an online store. However, we can no guarantee that TakeTheCoupon will give anything useful in return. Moreover, it is known that such ad-supported programs may invoke tracking cookies and record your online presence and cause privacy-related issues. If you see ads that are labeled as “TakeTheCoupon Ads”, “TakeTheCoupon Deals”, “Brought to you by TakeTheCoupon”, etc., you should avoid clicking them because you may be redirected to an unsafe website.

How can TakeTheCoupon hijack my computer?

Although this application may look quite legitimate, we highly recommend not to use it. Even cyber criminals may be hiding behind this program. After researching information about TakeTheCoupon virus, we have managed to find that it usually travels bundled with such free programs as Free PDF File Converter, YouTube Video Downloader, Download Accelerator, HD Video Codec Pack, etc. In fact, internet is filled with various free programs that may carry TakeTheCoupon virus as an extra attachment. This distribution method is very popular because it is the easiest way how online advertisers can monetize from free programs. That is why you should check every program that you are going to install and unmark all doubtful attachments.

How to remove TakeTheCoupon from my computer?

This program is completely useless, therefore, don't hesitate to remove it. Follow the removal tutorial that is given down below and stop TakeTheCoupon redirects from happening:

  • Uninstall TakeTheCoupon from your computer:

1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a Program.
2. When in the Add/Remove Programs/Uninstall a Program, look for recently installed/unfamiliar applications, such as TakeTheCoupon or similar unfamiliar entries.
3. Click 'Uninstall' and then OK to save the changes.

  • Reset your browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer):

Internet Explorer:
1. Open Internet Explorer, click the Gear icon or ‘Tools‘ → 'Internet Options'.
2. Here, go to the 'Advanced' tab and click the 'Reset' button.
3. Go to the 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' → 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' option.
4. Finally, click 'Close' and OK to save the changes.

Mozilla Firefox:
1. Open Mozilla Firefox, go to the 'Help' section → 'Troubleshooting Information'.
2. Here, choose a 'Reset Firefox’ for a couple of times and 'Finish'.

Google Chrome:
1. Click the Chrome menu button on the Google Chrome browser, select 'Tools' → 'Extensions'.
2. Here, look for TakeTheCoupon or other unfamiliar entries.
3. Select each of them and choose Trash can icon to delete them.

Automatic TakeTheCoupon removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall TakeTheCoupon. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

If you failed to remove TakeTheCoupon using SpyHunter, submit question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
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QR code for TakeTheCoupon removal instructions:

TakeTheCoupon qrcode
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like TakeTheCoupon are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall TakeTheCoupon right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2014-06-03 03:51:08
Information updated: 2014-06-03 03:51:08

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