Special Savings Removal Guide

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Have you discovered Special Savings advertisements whenever browsing the web on your Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer browsers? These online advertisements are linked to the supposedly beneficial services presented at specialsavings.com. Even though it is suggested that the source manages free, community driven coupons, you need to be more curious about the Privacy Policy which determines the services and the activity of the so-called shopping tools. Our virtual security experts have analyzed the suspicious website and the saving deals it provides, and have discovered that the services are linked to third parties. Do you know why this is dangerous or why you should delete Special Savings? Continue reading to find out.

Even though Special Savings is not presented as an extension, we have discovered that this advertisement supported program may be activated on your web browsers by other undesirable software. As it is disclosed in the Privacy Policy of the suspicious adware, it is capable of collecting personally identifiable information when you sign up for an online account. Furthermore, Special Savings may flood your email inbox with various suspicious offers and present the so-called alerts. As our researchers have discovered, these alerts may show up when shopping online on the items you are interested in. If you click on these items, you may be presented with a pop-up box presenting a supposedly authentic saving deal.

Have you discovered advertisements ‘brought by SpecialSavings’ or pop-ups displayed by Best Offers? In this case, there is no doubt that in the Extension list of your browser you will discover an application published by the PurpleTech Software Inc. In case this extension has been installed without your notice, you will want to delete it from the browsers without further delay. If you remove the application and other potentially existing adware, you will not need to worry about virtual data collection, browsing activity tracking and the intrusive online ads.

To remove Special Savings from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers you need to choose a removal method which suits you best. You may delete the undesirable extension using the manual removal instructions presented below, or you can install automatic malware detection and removal software. Needless to say, if you suspect the existence of other undesirable software and you wish to ensure that your PC is safeguarded in the future, you should choose the second option.

Remove Special Savings

Remove from Windows XP:

  1. Navigate to the left of the Task Bar and click Start to open a user menu.
  2. Select Control Panel and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Now choose an undesirable application and click Remove.

Remove from Windows Vista & Windows 7:

  1. Open the Start menu from the Task Bar and select Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and right-click the application you wish to delete.
  3. Click the Uninstall button to get rid of the undesirable application.

Remove from Windows 8:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI menu to open a pane at the bottom and select All apps.
  2. Open the Control Panel and then move to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the application you want to delete from the PC and select Uninstall.

N.B. If you perform these instructions successfully, the undesirable plugin will be deleted from IE as well. Unfortunately, in order to remove it from Firefox and Chrome, you will need to perform the steps below.

Delete from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and simultaneously tap Alt+F to open a menu.
  2. Select Tools and click Extensions.
  3. Find the undesirable plugin, click the trash icon and select Remove.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch Firefox and simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Move to the Add-ons Manager menu on the left and click Extensions.
  3. Find the undesirable plugin and click the Remove button placed next to it.
Download Remover for Special Savings *
*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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