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How to Remove Deal Spy Popup Virus? ( Adware Removal Guide )

 

Recently, you’ve been annoyed by popups with the text “Deal Spy”? And whenever you browse webpages, you will see the Deal Spy popups appearing around the highlighted words? It is Deal Spy popup virus that leads to this phenomenon. How to remove it? Read this article, follow the given removal instruction and get rid of Deal Spy popup virus immediately and thoroughly.

 

What is Deal Spy Popup Virus

 

Deal Spy popup virus, chief culprit of popping up Deal Spy advertisements, is actually an adware that designed to display numerous advertisements, sponsored links as well as offers coupons. Once your PC are infected by this adware, it will install the Deal Spy program on your control panel and take the format of extension and add-on to intrude your browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome.

 

The Symptoms and Dangers of Infected by Deal Spy Adware

 

If Deal Spy adware has install on your computer sneakily, there are series of slight changes that can catch your attention.

 

When you are browsing webpage and reading the text it writes, move your mouse cursor to the highlighted words, a rectangular box reads Click continue>by Deal Spy will popup and hover over the words; whilst for content familiar to public, there will also pop up an advertisement containing sponsored links, detailed information of the highlighted text or offered coupons.

 

Screenshots of Deal Spy popup virus

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Furthermore, if you click on these advertisements or links, you will be the target of its internet sales and may lose your money unconsciously. Meanwhile, it will collect your browsing habits and your search questions to use that information to compile a profile on you so as to show you more tailored made and focused advertising content. So when you meet the virus, you should remove it immediately.

 

How Dose Deal Spy Adware Install on Your PC

 

Typically, it is packaged with the free software you download from internet like Default Tab you download from CNET to install on your PC. ( other free downloading websites you should be attentive when download free software includes download.com, softonic.com, soft32.com, Brothersoft,  software.informer. ) As a bundle, it intrudes your PC without your content. Even during the process of installing free software, you are recommended to install free software via Recommended Installation automatically. This option help such adware avoid being refused and so to install on your PC successfully. Therefore, you should always opt for Customized Installation to refuse any of potentially unwanted programs’ installation.

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How to Remove Deal Spy Popup Virus

 

Step 1: Uninstall Deal Spy program and other unknown applications installed recently from control panel

Step 2: Remove residual third-party malware and potentially unwanted programs using Anvi Smart Defender

Step 3: Remove Deal Spy add-ons and extensions from IE, Firefox and Google Chrome

Step 4: Remove residual junk files and invalid registry entries from your PC using Cloud System Booster

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Step 1: Remove residual possible unwanted programs from your computer through Control Panel

 

Please note, Deal Spy popup virus is installed on your PC alongside those the third party software and you are suggested to uninstall any third party program that is suspiciously related or unfamiliar for you. By the way, you’d better consider the recent installed program tracing back to time of the Deal Spy popup virus appearance.

 

For Windows XP:

 

Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for Deal Spy and other unknown programs, select them and click Remove.

For Windows 7/Vista:

 

Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for Deal Spy and other unknown programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change.
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For Windows 8:

 

Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for Deal Spy and other unknown programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change.

 

Step 2: Remove residual third-party malware and potentially unwanted programs by using Anvi Smart Defender

 

1: Install Anvi Smart Defender

 

Download and install the paid or free version of Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware software.

Free download link: http://dotfab.com/download_asd.html

Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/asdupgrade.php

 

2: Click quick or full scan

 

After you install the program, please open it, and switch to Scan tab, perform quick or full scan to eliminate any possible unwanted programs.

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3. Remove malicious files form your computer

 

Once the scan is over, Anvi Smart Defender will display the scan results. (Click Detail to see detailed results similar as shown in below). Click on Remove button to completely remove the malicious files from your computer.

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Step 3: Remove Deal Spy add-ons and extensions from IE, Firefox and Google Chrome

 

Option 1: Remove Deal Spy extension and add-on form IE, FF & Google Chrome via Anvi Slim ToolBar

Option 2: Remove Deal Spy extension and add-on form IE, FF & Google Chrome manually

 

Option 1:Remove Deal Spy extension and add-ons form IE, FF & Google Chrome via Anvi Slim ToolBar.

 

1: Download and install Anvi Slim ToolBar.

 

Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html

Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php

 

2. Remove toolbars from browsers

 

After installing Anvi Slim ToolBar, please open it(if you use trial version, click wwwat the right bottom of box; if you use pro version, input your license key in the blank box), and click on Manage to detect toolbars in your browsers. When result is displayed, select Deal Spy and any other toolbar to want to remove and then click on Remove.

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For Internet Explore:

 

1. Open Internet Explorer> click on the gear icon(for window 7 users)/Tools (for Windows XP users) at the top (far right)>click on Manage Add-ons.

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2. In the Manage Add-ons box, click on Toolbars and Extensions, right click on  Deal Spy extension and click on Disable.

 

For FireFox:

 

1. Click on the Firefox button button, and then click on Add-ons.

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2. Click on Extensions, and click on Deal Spy extension, then click on Remove.

 

For Google Chrome:

 

1. Click on wrench or 3 bar icon (next to the address bar)>Tools>Extensions.

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2. Locate Deal Spy extension and remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.

 

Step 4: Remove residual junk files, invalid registry entries form your computer

 

There may exist some residual junk files and invalid registry entries in your computer system after uninstalling Deal Spy popup virus, other related potentially unwanted programs and resetting your browser settings. Thus, Cloud System Booster is required to clean up them and save your disk space so as to increase running speed of your computer.

 

Cloud System Booster free download link: http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Cloud System Booster purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

1. After you install the program, please open it, click on the BOOST button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.

 

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2. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clean button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.

 

Cloud System Booster-scan finished

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Recommended Tips

 

It is possibly that adware like Deal Spy will infect your computer again when you are tricked into downloading free software from unknown page or open malicious links, webpage carelessly. To avoid being infected by adware and annoyed by popups, you are recommended to install internet ads blocker—Anvi Ad Blocker to give you a real-time protection. It  protects Windows system from malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites by blocking them all. Moreover, it also speed up your webpage loading meanwhile it blocks all risky or potentially risky things from the Internet. Install Anvi Ad Blocker to protect the browsers from various pop-up ads, malicious websites. Download and install free or pro version of Anvi Ad Blocker. Then open it and it will keep running to help you to protect your computer from various online risks and annoyance ranging from spam ads, pop up ads, flash ads to phishing, hacked websites and many other malicious websites.

Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html  

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