How to Effectively Uninstall/ Remove Search.coupons.com Redirect Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 2, 2013

Is your homepage changed to Search.coupons.com without your permission? Do various ads pop up on the screen when you surf the Internet? Does your PC perform much slowly? Here is the solution for your problem.

Is Search.coupons.com a dangerous virus?

Search.coupons.com can be classified as a dangerous redirect virus like start.search.us.com redirect virus and Lip.pack.net redirect virus. It will definitely cause great damage to your operating system after it infiltrates inside. Generally speaking, this nasty bug is spread through spam e-mails, porn sites, and free programs on unknown resources. Thus, you should be much cautious when surfing online.

Search.coupons.com malware is compatible with all web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. It makes changes to the default browser settings. As a result, it takes over your Internet browser and replaces the original homepage as well as the search provider. You should not believe in search.coupons.com malware and do the search on it. This fraudulent search engine will provide you with lots of sponsored links instead of relevant and useful search results. Besides, search.coupons.com virus could display unwanted advertisements to disrupt your normal work. By doing so, this malicious browser hijacker helps its designers to gain profit. Even, those pop up sites could contain numerous risky PC threats.

On the other hand, search.coupons.com redirect virus may trace your online actions and collect your personal information for its evil designers. Then your privacy will be put at great risk. All in all, search.coupons.com is not a good thing. We highly recommend that you immediately remove it to prevent further damage.

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1. Manually Get Rid of Search.coupons.com Virus

According to our research, we found that Search.coupons.com redirect is caused by Couponbar toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And Couponbar toolbar has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing Search.coupons.com virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Search.coupons.com malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Couponbar toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

Remove Search.coupons.com virus from IE

Remove Search.coupons.com virus from Firefox

Remove Search.coupons.com virus from Chrome

Remove Search.coupons.com virus from Internet Explorer

1. Run your Internet Explorer

2. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

3. Disable Couponbar toolbar or other suspicious add-ons

4. Set another search provider as your default search provider and then remove Search.coupons.com

Remove Search.coupons.com virus from Firefox

1. Run your Firefox browser

2. Run Add-on Manager and remove Couponbar toolbar or other unknown add-ons

3. To remove Search.coupons.com from Firefox, plz click select another search engine and remove Search.coupons.com.

Remove Search.coupons.com virus from Chrome

1. Run your Google Chrome browser

2. Uninstall Couponbar toolbar and other dangerous extensions

After uninstalling Couponbar toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, there is still an important step to take if you want to completely get rid of Search.coupons.com virus. You should delete all its entries from your registry and files from your hard drive.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Couponbar virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Couponbar malware

%UserProfile%\[random].exe

C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\*.*

You should know that manually editing registry is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that Search.coupons.com virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not gurantee a thorough removal of Search.coupons.com virus.

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