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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Remove Coupon Alert Toolbar (Uninstall Guide)

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Coupon Alert Toolbar is classified as adware or potentially unwanted application by Kaspersky, NOD32, Avast! and some other anti-virus programs. It's not a virus. Coupon Alert Toolbar displays notifications about money-saving coupons when they become available or when you visit your favorite retail websites. You can also search for coupons right from the toolbar in Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. The toolbar drops several executable files on your computer and one of those exe files runs automatically when Windows starts. Coupon Alert Toolbar is developed by the same company that develops My Web Search products. CouponAlert can be downloaded from couponalert.com but it can also come bundled with other freeware. You can uninstall Coupon Alert Toolbar using Control Panel's Add/Remove feature. However, if you have problems removing this toolbar from your web browsers, please follow the removal instructions below. Good luck and be safe online!




Coupon Alert Toolbar removal instructions:

1. First of all, download recommended anti-malware software and run a full system scan. It will detect and remove this infection from your computer. You may then follow the manual removal instructions below to remove the leftover traces of this browser hijacker. Hopefully you won't have to do that.





2. Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.



3. Search for Coupon Alert in the list. Select the program and click Change/Remove button.
If you are using Windows Vista/7, click Uninstall up near the top of that window.



4. Download anti-malware software and run a full system scan.


Remove Coupon Alert Toolbar in Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons.



2. Select Toolbars and Extension. Choose Coupon Alert, Toolbar BHO, Search Assistant BHO from the list and click on Disable button.



3. Select Search Providers. Select My Web Search and click Remove button to remove it.




Remove Coupon Alert Toolbar in Mozilla Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.



2. Select Extensions. Choose Scour Toolbar and click Disable button. Then uninstall the toolbar.




Associated Coupon Alert Toolbar files and registry values:

Files:
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\chrome\2pffxtbr.jar
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pauxstb.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pbar.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pbarsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pbrmon.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pbrstub.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pdatact.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pdlghk.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pdyn.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pfeedmg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2phighin.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2phtml.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2phtmlmu.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2phttpct.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pidle.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pieovr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pimpipe.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pmedint.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pmlbtn.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pmsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pPlugin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pradio.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pregfft.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pregiet.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pscript.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pskin.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pskplay.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2pSrcAs.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2ptpinst.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\2puabtn.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\CHROME.MANIFEST
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\INSTALL.RDF
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\LOGO.BMP
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\NP2pStub.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\1.bin\T8RES.DLL
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Cache\0007A46B.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Cache\00074EE9
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Cache\00075AC0.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Cache\00075BE9.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Cache\00075D02.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Cache\00075E2B.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Cache\00075F92.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Cache\00079C8C
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Cache\000756C8.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Cache\000760BB.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Cache\000757B3.bmp
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\History\search3
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\IE9Mesg\COMMON.T8S
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Message\COMMON.T8S
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Settings\prevcfg2.htm
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Settings\s_pid.dat
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Settings\s_w1.dat
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Settings\s_w2.dat
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\bar\Settings\setting3.htm
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\CouponAlert_2p
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\CouponAlert_2p\Cache
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\CouponAlert_2p\Cache\CouponAlertBtn.html
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\CouponAlert_2p\Cache\CouponAlertNewDealsBtn.html
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\CouponAlert_2p\Cache\GrouponBtn.html
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\CouponAlert_2p\Cache\PopupProperties100064904.html
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\CouponAlert_2p\Cache\PopupProperties200820798.html
  • C:\Program Files\CouponAlert_2p\CouponAlert_2p\Cache\Radio.html
Registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "CouponAlert_2p Browser Plugin Loader"
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CouponAlert_2p.DynamicBarButton
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CouponAlert_2p.DynamicBarButton\CurVer
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CouponAlert_2p.DynamicBarButton.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CouponAlert_2p.FeedManager
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CouponAlert_2p.FeedManager\CurVer
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\CouponAlert_2p
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MenuExt\&Search "tbedits.couponalert.com/one-toolbaredits/menusearch.jhtml?s=[]"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CouponAlert_2p.DynamicBarButton
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CouponAlert_2p
  • \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CouponAlert_2p\bar
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CouponAlert_2pbar Uninstall
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions "2pffxtbr@CouponAlert_2p.com"
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@CouponAlert_2p.com/Plugin
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_COUPONALERT_2PSERVICE
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\CouponAlert_2pService
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2 comments:

Anonymous said...

I made the mistake of installing coupon alert toolbar and system restore completely got rid of it.

Anonymous said...

I have it on my imac computer and I have to get rid of it. Please help.