Monday, June 29, 2015

How to Remove Ads by PopShopCoupon from IE/Firefox/Chrome?

What is PopShopCoupon?

PopShopCoupon is a tricky adware which promises to provide fast online shopping experience. If you find “Ads by PopShopCoupon” or “Brought by PopShopCoupon” appearing on your web browser (Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer), you should take immediate action to deal with it. Otherwise, it will cause you a lot of troubles. Here are some examples:
  • It can modify your browser settings;
  • It can interrupt online activities by display pop-up commercial ads;
  • It can expose vulnerabilities to help cyber criminals steal your identity;
  • It can infect your computer with more nasty programs or software.

Here is a screenshot of Ads by PopShopCoupon.

PopShopCoupon often come to vulnerable PCs bundled with some freeware downloads such as free media players, PDF creators, download managers, etc. You are highly suggested to read Terms and Agreements of your new downloads and follow installation steps carefully. Make sure you choose Custom or Advanced installation instead of the Basic one and deselect all checkmarks that indicate about unknown additional downloads.

PopShopCoupon is really a nasty adware. Therefore, you need to remove this adware from your browser to stop the annoyance from the various nettlesome advertisements on web browsers.

Here is a Removal Video for the Similar Adware. Please Watch it For Reference.

(If you can not get rid of by this method, you can download powerful removal tool to remove it.)

Step 1: Remove from control panel.

Windows 8
  • Click on bottom left corner of the screen.
  • Click on Control Panel.
  • Click Uninstall a Program.
  • Select PopShopCoupon from the list and click Uninstall button.

Windows 7
  • Click on Start menu, then Control Panel.
  • Click Uninstall a Program.
  • Look for PopShopCoupon from the list of programs and click Uninstall button on top.

Windows XP
  • Click on Start menu, then Control Panel.
  • Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  • In the 'Currently Installed Programs' window, select PopShopCoupon and then click Change/Remove.

Step 2: Erase from browsers.

Google Chrome

  • Select Settings from Google Chrome menu.
  • Go to Settings and select Extension. Disable suspicious/newly-added extensions
  • Click on Show advance settings to expand the current window.
  • Click on "Reset browser settings" button.
  • You need to click on Reset button to confirm the removal of PopShopCoupon  entries.


Internet Explorer

  • Select Tools from Internet Explorer menu.
  • Go to Manage add-on and go to Toolbar and Extension. Remove suspicious/newly-added add-ons.
  • Choose Internet Options from the list.
  • Select Advanced Tab from the opened window.
  • Click on Reset button to get rid of PopShopCoupon and other adware.
  • Once done, click Close and then OK to apply the changes.

 Mozilla Firefox

  • Go to Firefox menu from the top right. Select  Add-on from the draw-down list and remove suspicious/newly-added add-ons.
  • Choose Help from Mozilla Firefox menu.
  • Click Troubleshooting Information from the list.
  • Click on Reset Firefox button under "Reset Firefox to its default state" area.
  • Confirm the action and click Finish to finally remove PopShopCoupon items.

Automatically Remove PopShopCoupon with SpyHunter 

SpyHunter has the ability to detect and remove rootkits, which are used to stealth install rogue anti-spyware programs and other trojans. It is designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats. Maybe the inexperience users can get help from it. If you find it hard to remove with the manual removal instruction, you can also use this automatic removal tool.

SpyHunter's free scanner is for malware detection. You have the choice of buying SpyHunter for malware removal. Here are some install procedures for it. You can read it for reference.

Step 1: After finishing downloading, click Run to install SpyHunter step by step.
Step 2: After finishing installing, SpyHunter will scan and diagnose your entire system automatically.
Step 3: As the scanning is complete, all detected threats will be listed out. Then, you can click on “Fix Threats” to remove all of the threats found in your system.

Good to know:

SpyHunter responds with advanced technology to stay one step ahead of today’s malware threats. It offers additional customization capabilities to ensure every user is able to custom tailor this anti-malware application to fit their specific needs. It is great if you remove the threats on your own. If you cannot make it yourself, SpyHunter will be another choice for you.

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