Remove ads by Coupon Caddy virus. How to uninstall plugin

Coupon Caddy virus is an unwanted adware that is used to display advertisements on infected computers so the creators of this malware could earn commission from their affiliates. The Coupon Caddy plugin is a corrupt program created by 215 app, it can be installed to any popular browser like Chrome, Firefox or Internet explorer. The worst thing is it usually gets installed without user`s knowledge and permission. This program makes its way to your PC through infected websites, spam emails or freeware softwares. Once Coupon Caddy malware has reached your computer, it will try to hijack browser and change homepage, default search provider and other security settings. After that, you,ll see annoying ads by Coupon Caddy plugin on every legit website you access from your infected PC such as Facebook, Google, youtube etc. In some cases those ads have been noticed as popups appearing on screen or inside browser window. That is not all about Coupon Caddy virus, it has more unpleasant surprises for you, this application integrates with web browser and uses cookies, APIs to monitor your online activities, it collects your personal details from browser which may include of logins, credit cards, contact info etc. The gathered data is sent to the developers of Coupon Caddy virus. We strongly recommend you to uninstall this bug from your machine instantly to protect your online identity and system.
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Disadvantages and risks of having Coupon Caddy:

  • It may change & corrupt default settings of browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer
  • Changes home page and displays unwanted pop-ups advertisements
  • Causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites, hijacks search engine settings and leads to unexpected webpages
  • Keeps record of browsing activities and interests
  • Collects Personal user information which may include sensitive financial data such as logins, usernames, accounts
  • It may bring further infections are direct the user to infectious sites
  • Makes the browser run slow, uses a big part of system resources


Want to get rid of Browser Hijack Coupon Caddy?:
To manually remove Coupon Caddy, follow the instructions.

First of all, Uninstall the program. (Skip to the next step if the application is not listed in Control Panel).
“Start > Settings > Control Panel. Now Locate and open “Add or Remove Programs” or “PROGRAMS AND FEATURES”. Find “Coupon Caddy”. Now click Uninstall/Remove.

Now remove the program from Browser.

Internet Explorer users:
Click “Tools” (if on Internet Explorer 9, click gear icon), Then “Manage Add-ons”. Look for Coupon Caddy. Disable if found any.

Block Coupon Caddy pop-ups
To stop pop-ups from malware,
Click on TOOLS > POP-UP BLOCKER, then click TURN ON POP-UP BLOCKER. and then go to POP-UP BLOCKER SETTINGS. (Type any website you wish to block popups from)
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Firefox users:
Go to “Tools” (at the top), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable “Coupon Caddy”
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Chrome Users:
Click “Tools/Settings” (Wrench incon), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable any file associate with malware.
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Still Spyware Coupon Caddy lurking in the system? Remove manually

Stop processes of this malware:
Open Task Manager to stop processes.

Remove associated registry settings:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\urlsearchhook.toolbarurlsearchhook
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\classes\urlsearchhook.toolbarurlsearchhook
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\extensions,
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\internet explorer\toolbar\webbrowser
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “ShowSuperHidden” = 0

Delete Coupon Caddy infected files:
%Profile%\Local Settings\Temp\coupon-caddy.dll
%ProgramFiles%\coupon-caddy-ppi.exe
%UserProfile%\

System restore:
Have you tried methods above but still malware not removed? Then try Restoring your computer to an earlier state.
Click Start menu > All Programs > System Tools > System Restore
or
Start menu > Backup and Recover > Recover System

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