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How to remove Coupon Alerts (ads, banners, deals)

* What is Coupon Alerts

* Download Coupon Alerts Removal Tool

* Remove Coupon Alerts manually

* Remove Coupon Alerts from Google Chrome

* Remove Coupon Alerts from Mozilla Firefox

* Remove Coupon Alerts from Internet Explorer

* Uninstall Coupon Alerts from Windows 10

* Uninstall Coupon Alerts from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall Coupon Alerts from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Coupon Alerts

Coupon Alerts-bho.dll


Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Coupon Alerts - is a browser extension, which is developed by Rational Thought Solutions. It can be integrated into browsers, such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox. Coupon Alerts is classified as adware, because of displaying advertisements (banners, in-text links, pop-ups). It focuses displaying coupons and deals on webpages of the online stores. All these advertisements redirect user to malicious websites, so we recommend you to remove Coupon Alerts from computer.

Coupon Alerts intrusion method

Coupon Alerts

Coupon Alerts installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Coupon Alerts). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Coupon Alerts copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is Coupon Alerts-bho.dll. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Coupon Alerts and value Coupon Alerts-bho.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name Coupon Alerts-bho.dll or Coupon Alerts. Also, it can create folder with name Coupon Alerts under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Coupon Alerts starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Coupon Alerts immediately.

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How to remove Coupon Alerts manually

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

To get rid of Coupon Alerts, you should:

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

• Updater35842.exe
• background.html
• Coupon Alerts-bg.exe
• Coupon Alerts-bho.dll
• Coupon Alerts-buttonutil.dll
• Coupon Alerts-buttonutil.exe
• Coupon Alerts-codedownloader.exe
• Coupon Alerts-helper.exe
• Uninstall.exe

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 Coupon Alerts Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Updater35842\
• %PROGRAMFILES%\Coupon Alerts\

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

  • Key: HKU\S-1-5-21-1801674531-413027322-2147225017-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows

    Value: Updater35842.exe
    Data: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Application Data\Updater35842\Updater35842.exe /extensionid=35842 /extensionname='Coupon Alerts' /chromeid=mpdjpimknmbbdkcacaokfmlbobphaaon /stayidle /delay=300
  • Key: HKCU\Software\InstalledBrowserExtensions\Innovative Apps
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Cr_Installer\35842
  • Key: HKCU\Software\AppDataLow\Software\Coupon Alerts
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Coupon Alerts
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Coupon Alerts
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0035842.Sandbox.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0035842.Sandbox
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0035842.BHO.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0035842.BHO

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 Coupon Alerts Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall Coupon Alerts related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Coupon Alerts entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version of Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Coupon Alerts 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 Coupon Alerts Removal Tool.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find Coupon Alerts in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • 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 Coupon Alerts or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Coupon Alerts

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Coupon Alerts related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Remove Coupon Alerts extension from your browsers

Coupon Alerts 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 Coupon Alerts. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

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

  • In the menu choose Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbars and Extensions tab.

  • Choose Coupon Alerts or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

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

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.

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

  • In the list of add-ons find Coupon Alerts and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm Coupon Alerts removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extensions locate Coupon Alerts.

  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Coupon Alerts are very widespread and, unfortunatelly, many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use Removal Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Coupon Alerts.

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