Many users do not know how it happened when coupons, discount voucher or advertising about products with better price pop up on random shopping websites. The pop-ups are caused by adware and/or PUP installing on their computers. As a member of adware, Discount Frenzy coupons and ads are interfering with people’s browsing experience seriously. It’s a good place for those feel helpless in the face of constantly pop-up Discount Frenzy ads. The removal guide of Discount Frenzy adware is displayed step by step below. All you have to do is act.
What is Discount Frenzy?
For Discount Frenzy generates ads including coupons, discount voucher and competitive price information and injects them into user’s shopping websites without permission, we identify it as adware or potentially unwanted program, PUP for short.
We can also call it Discount Frenzy browser extension as it bombards users with the continued stream of advertising via this unwanted browser extension.
Discount Frenzy adware is a tool making money mainly by advertising for its partners (those sales websites). Besides, it also can generate revenue depending on monetizing traffic.
Once installed, Discount Frenzy adware will display various available coupons on shopping websites. It shows discount information of products that you have searched, viewed or maybe you will be interested in. And other ads such as pop-up, pop-under, interstitial ads, banner, and in-text link ads will appear constantly. They always attempt to mislead you to one website or purchase the product it displays.
As for the fact that all ads and coupons are always related to what you have browsed and searched or those you like, the Discount Frenzy extension installing on your browser plays an important role. It is able to access data on all your websites and tabs, monitor your online activity and collect your web search queries. Thus, the adware is easily to know your preference so that it can improve its ads to cater to your taste.
No matter you agree this act of Discount Frenzy or not, it arbitrarily intervenes to your privacy information. So it’s not recommended to remain it on your PC.
How Dose Discount Frenzy Install on Computer
Meanwhile, you may download it either from spam ads or its affiliate sites by accident.
Because Discount Frenzy adware easily seizes opportunity to install on computer, every user at least need to own one tool for detecting and blocking malicious popups, ads and websites. Besides, you’d better learn how to get away from virus infections when browse. For more prevention tips of surfing safely online in future, please click here.
After you know the truth, please follow the remove guide below step by step if you decide to get rid of Discount Frenzy adware and block its ads. For any question during the removal, please leave them below.
How to Remove Discount Frenzy Coupons?
Five steps for removal of Discount Frenzy Coupons
- ❶ Uninstall Discount Frenzy and other PUP from computer
- ❷ Remove PUP.XXX(PUP.DiscountFrenzy) and other virus infection hidden in your PC
- ❸ Eliminate Discount Frenzy browser extension from all of browsers
- ❹ Clean up leftovers of Discount Frenzy and optimize your PC
- ❺ Deep cleanup for you disk(Optional)
❶ Uninstall Discount Frenzy and other PUP from computer
Because Discount Frenzy intalls on PC along with other PUP, so please locate Discount Frenzy and other PUP such as Jump Flip, Snap do, Connect Toolbar, Mobogenie, etc and any other unknown and suspicious program from control panel to ensure your PC is free from any negative program.
For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for WinWeb Protection, and any dubious program, select them and click Remove.
For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for WinWeb Protection, and any dubious program, select them and click Uninstall/Change.
For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for WinWeb Protection, and any dubious program, select them and click Uninstall/Change.
Alternative uninstall method
(use free tool Anvi Uninstaller offered by system optimizer Cloud System Booster)
Install and start Could System Booster(link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html)→Click on “ToolBox” right under the homepage→download and run Anvi Uninstaller→select Discount Frenzy and remove(skip the first step “Creat System Restore Point“).
You can directly clean up leftovers caused by Discount Frenzy and these dubious PUP after uninstall them if you use the Pro Version.
❷ Remove PUP.XXX(PUP.DiscountFrenzy) and other virus infections hidden in your PC
PUP.XXX including PUP.DiscountFrenzy refers to malicious files of potentially unwanted programs like Discount Frenzy remaining in your PC which can’t be removed from control panel. As Discount Frenzy ad is suspicious of misleading you to malicious websites contain virus infections, you need use antivirus software to scan and remove all of virus infections.
❸ Eliminate Discount Frenzy browser extension from all of browsers
Because plugins related to Discount Frenzy will not be get rid of along with the removal of this unwanted program and other viruses, you must remove them to get rid of popups from Discount Frenzy and keep the security of your personal information.
Slim Toolbar (a pro tool contained in PC optimizing software Cloud System Booster that we recommend for you to clean up junk files and optimize computer in step 4) specializes in detecting and removing malicious and negative toolbar, add-on, extension, plugin and browser help object in major browsers.
Removal process demonstration:
1. Purchase the Cloud System Booster: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php and install it according its navigation.
Run it→click the arrow at the lower right corner→click Slim Toolbar
Remove Discount Frenzy related add-on from your browser like what the similar picture shows below.
It is also available for you to use another independent and free version of Slim ToolBar to remove Discount Frenzy plug-ins automatically.
The trial version is free for 15 days: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html
For long-time usage, please click here purchase the browser extension management software:http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php
Start it and click Manager. Then select Discount Frenzy add-on on all browsers and remove.
–Or you can choose to manually remove Discount Frenzy plug-in from your browser
Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Right click on WinWeb Protection and then click on Disable.
Switch to the Extensions Tab. Click Remove to get rid of WinWeb Protection.
Locate WinWeb Protectionand then remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.
❹ Clean up leftovers of Discount Frenzy and optimize your PC
The residual junk files, error and invalid registry entries of Discount Frenzy and other viruses, which are not malicious but slow down your PC speed must be clean up. Because the excess leftovers will crash down your running program easily and do harmful to your PC. Here the system maintenance and optimization tool Cloud System Booster is recommended.
Download link of Cloud System Booster: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html
2. After you install the program, please open it, click on Quick Clear button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.
3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clear button there to remove these junk files, invalid registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.
Note: Because some users had their computers been infected with Discount Frenzy via malicious websites. In order to reduce the chance that the adware gets onto PC again when you visit malicious sites in your browsing history by accident, please follow us to clean up you browser cookies.
Back to Could System Booster Homepage→click Disk Cleaner→scroll over and opt for Internet Explorer Cookies, Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies→Click Start Clean to remove them.
Except this system cleaning, please clean up junk files and other system junk regularly to keep your PC in a healthy state.
❺ Deep cleanup for you disk
After a longtime of use, your disk must carry a heavy load. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk, clean up junk files, rearrange fragmented data in the disk as well as optimize the performance of your disk drives.
Free download: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_aud.html
Purchase ： http://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php
After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.
Tips for Being Safe Online
To ensure be safe online in the further, we need to adopt necessary measures to get free from virus infections. Here we offer you some effective prevention tips and these tips are applied to all of browser hijacker, redirect virus, adware, toolbar and PUPs.
1. Be attentive to visit websites, especially those unknown and with strange looking.
To avoid the harassment of various pop-ups, ads, malicious and/or hijacked websites as well as phishing websites, you have to install a legitimate software for 24-hours protection. Here we recommended you a free blocker Anvi AD Blocker to keep you surf safe online.
Download link http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html.
Because this free version is only vaild for 15 days, if you want to get a long-time online protection, you have to purchase its pro version in this link http://www.dotfab.com/adbupgrade.php
After install the software according to instructrons, please start it and click “ON” button to keep it running. Then close it to allow it works in the background to give you a real-time protection.
for detailed instruction, please read Easy Ads-free Surfing with Anvi Ad Blocker
Besides, if you decide to block a website forever and allow Anvi AD Blocker to block it automatically for you without a notification, please do this according what the picture shows to achieve it.
As Anvi AD Blocker is a free small tool offered by Anvi Smart Defender, so it is avalible for you to install it by downloading Anvi Smart Defender in the step 2 for removing viruses hiding in your PC.
2. Always keep an eye on what you click and download, including music, movies, files, browser plug-ins or add-ons. When you do install software, make sure you’re getting the software from a trusted source.
3. Even if you have to install a necessary software, please always select Custom Installation instead of Recommended Installation and refuse any plugin by opting for Decline or Skip or other means during the process of installing such free software.
4. Keep your antivirus software and other security protect applications up to data.
5. Delete internet browsing history including the history of the websites you have visited and the history of the downloads you’ve performed to prevent you from getting malicious infections again.