CouponAlert_2p Removal Guide

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CouponAlert_2p is a browser plugin that might appear on your computer unnoticed, which means that there is no need to download it yourself in order to notice its presence. You should not keep this piece of software on your system even if you think that it is useful to get the alerts of various deals and coupons. If you install this application on your system, it will definitely add a toolbar, change your homepage and search engine, which means that you will have to get rid of it in order to be able to set your preferred ones. It does not matter which browser you use because CouponsAlert_2p is compatible with all of them. We believe that there are more drawbacks than benefits related to this browser plugin, which is why we suggest that you erase CouponsAlert_2p entirely from your system.

As it has been mentioned above, your homepage will be changed to home.tb.ask.com whereas your default search engine will be set to ASK. Even though you are informed about these changes prior the installation of CouponAlert_2p, it still seems rather suspicious. What is more, if you try this search engine, you will notice that you are provided with several advertisements every time you enter a keyword into the search box. All these advertisements are based on your search queries; however, it does not mean that these advertisements are entirely harmless. We urgently do not recommend clicking on them because you might be taken to the websites whose content is malicious. You will never know whether particular ads are dangerous or not.

Even though CouponAlert_2p has its official website couponalert.com, it does not mean that you have to download this browser plugin from there and install in on the system in order to notice it on your PC. Our researchers have found that CouponAlert_2p might come bundled with various installers, which means that there is a huge possibility that it will get onto your computer unnoticed. Download software from reliable sources only and always select custom installation. If you do so, you will be able to avoid various unwanted applications.

If you have noticed that CouponAlert_2p are running on your system without permission, you should remove it as soon as possible. We have provided the manual removal instructions for this matter. Of course, you can acquire a reliable malware remover and scan your system with it. This tool will detect all the threats and remove them straightaway.

Remove CouponAlert_2p

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and then select Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Click on the unwanted application and select Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on CouponAlert_2p and click the Uninstall button.

Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI background.
  2. Select All apps.
  3. Locate Control Panel and then select it.
  4. Click Uninstall a program.
  5. Right-click on the useless application.
  6. Select Uninstall.

Internet Explorer

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Press Alt+T.
  3. Select Manage Add-ons.
  4. Click Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Select the extension and click Disable.
  6. Select Search Providers from the menu on the left.
  7. Click on the unwanted search provider and click Remove.
  8. Press Alt+T again and then select the General tab.
  9. Type in your homepage URL and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser and press Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Select Extensions.
  3. Locate the unwanted extension and click on it. Select Remove.
  4. Go to the start page and click on the search provider icon that you will find at the upper part of the screen.
  5. Select Manage Search Engines…
  6. Click on the search engine and select Remove.
  7. Tap Alt+T.
  8. Select Options.
  9. Click on the General tab.
  10. Type in a new homepage URL and click OK.

Google Chrome

  1. Open the browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Tools and then go to Extensions.
  3. Click on the useless extension and then select the recycle bin button.
  4. Click Remove.
  5. Select Settings from the menu on the left.
  6. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages and select Set pages.
  7. Change the URL and click OK.
  8. In the section Search, click Manage search engines…
  9. Click on the unwanted search provider and click X.
  10. Click Done.
Download Remover for CouponAlert_2p *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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