How to remove Special Savings (ads, banners, deals)


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Special Savings

DealFinderSetup.exe

Adware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari



Special Savings intrusion method

Special Savings

Special Savings gets installed on your PC along with free software. Special Savings copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is DealFinderSetup.exe. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Special Savings and value DealFinderSetup.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name DealFinderSetup.exe or Special Savings. Also, it can create folder with name Special Savings under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Special Savings starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Special Savings immediately.


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How to remove Special Savings manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Special Savings, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Special Savings.

To get rid of Special Savings, you should:


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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:


• ibsvc.exe
• AddonsFramework.dll
• ButtonSite.dll
• ontent.js
• PropertySync.exe
• PropertySyncPS.dll
• ScriptHost.dll
• uninstall.exe
• updater.js
• updaterWrapper.js

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Special Savings Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


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2. Delete the following malicious folders:


• C:\Documents and Settings\{Username}\Application Data\Mozilla\Extensions\SpecialSavings@SpecialSavings.com
• C:\Documents and Settings\{Username}\Application Data\SpecialSavings
• C:\Documents and Settings\{Username}\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\bfcpnihmbfoaeoakalclfalkdepgiaje
• C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\IBUpdaterService
• C:\Program Files\SpecialSavings


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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:


  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\AddonsFramework.DLL
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\ButtonSite.DLL
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\PropertySync.EXE
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\ScriptHost.DLL
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{18B9B16E-716F-43DF-A6AD-512C7D2EB983}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{19975B78-1907-4DD6-A437-4C48120F46A4}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{43969E3F-3E7C-4911-A8F1-79C6CA6AC731}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{4EC06F7F-2290-4D9E-8D24-54CE42766B04}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{938958E8-355C-49FF-92B0-53C1B87ACEA9}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{AFFE513B-69AD-4C97-A74F-95AB17C9D42C}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{C718BDD4-197A-4A23-B539-EB3B3A2B0C09}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AddonsFramework.Navbar
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AddonsFramework.PropertySyncObj
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\ScriptHost.Tool
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\SpecialSavings.ScriptHostObject
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\bfcpnihmbfoaeoakalclfalkdepgiaje
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{4C6BD4F1-CD51-451e-9000-6A82A14AAC22}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{938958E8-355C-49FF-92B0-53C1B87ACEA9}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SpecialSavings
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Updater Service
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_IBUPDATERSERVICE
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\IBUpdaterService
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_IBUPDATERSERVICE

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Special Savings Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall Special Savings related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Special Savings entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Special Savings won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Special Savings Removal Tool.


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Windows 8


  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Special Savings or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.


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Windows 7


  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Special Savings

  • Click Uninstall button.


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Windows XP


  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Special Savings related entries.

  • Click Remove button.


Remove Special Savings extension from your browsers

Special Savings in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option "Toolbar Remover" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Special Savings. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with SpyHunter or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:


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Internet Explorer


  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.

  • Choose Special Savings or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Special Savings removal use Special Savings Removal Tool.


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Google Chrome


  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find Special Savings and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm Special Savings removal.


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Mozilla Firefox


  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate Special Savings.

  • Click Remove button near it.


Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Special Savings are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Special Savings.

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