Is there any Happy2Save ad and coupons popping up when you shopping online? Want to remove it immediately? Ok, we will help you to solve this problem.
Similar to Fun2Save, Happy2Save itself is an browser add-on making profits through attracting users to purchase products on these ads, coupons and deals it offers on your shopping webpage. Lets take a close look at this potentially unwanted program.
Happy2Save claims it helps users save money as long as they click Happy2Save ads or its coupons to complete a purchase. It works with all of main browsers including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox and gets commissions from each purchase users make. Websites like Walmart and Amazon all will pop up such annoying ads on the tip of their webpage.
Happy2Save gets access to users’ data on all websites, tabs and browsing activity without knowledge and permission once it got on computer. It attempts to injects you more related ads and coupons to increase the number of deals. However, you are at a risk of being the victim of credit theft and identity theft causing it also collects your important personal and financial information.
Although Happy2Save is technically not a virus but an adware and browser add-on exhibiting negative traits.
How Dose You Infected With Happy2Save
Most often, the Happy2Save gets access into users’ computers bundled with the freeware or other downloads from the internet. It lurks in the background of such downloads and installs on users’ PC successfully because of their carelessness. As an option with the check box that has already been ticked, Happy2Save enables most of users to regard it as a legal part of downloads. So People including you may click “next” after “next” to install these downloads and let Happy2Save slip into computer. In rare circumstances, the PUP infiltrates computer by completely hiding in the downloads without any warning. Also, it is possible that you are misled to download it from its official website.
Below the removal guide is shown and we also offer your some tips for getting away from such adware and being safe online in the future–How to Be Safe Online.
How to Remove Happy2Save Ads?
Five steps for removal of Happy2Save Ads
- ❶ Uninstall Happy2Save and other PUP from computer
- ❷ Remove PUP.XXX(PUP.Happy2Save) and other virus infection hidden in your PC
- ❸ Eliminate Happy2Save browser extension from all of browsers
- ❹ Clean up leftovers of Happy2Save and optimize your PC
- ❺ Deep cleanup for you disk(Optional)
❶ Uninstall Happy2Save and other PUP from computer
Locate Happy2Save and other PUP such as Snap do, Connect Toolbar, Yontoo, etc. and any other unknown and suspicious program from control panel as uncertain negative applications are in victim’s computer.
For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for Happy2Save, 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 Happy2Save, 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 Happy2Save, and any dubious program, select them and click Uninstall/Change.
Alternative uninstall method
(use free tool Anvi Uninstall offered by system optimizer Could 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 Happy2Save and remove(skip the first step “Creat System Restore Point“).
You can directly clean up leftovers of Happy2Save after uninstall the PUP.
❷ Remove PUP.XXX(PUP.Happy2Save) and other virus infections hidden in your PC
PUP.XXX including PUP.Happy2Save refers to malicious files of potentially unwanted programs like Happy2Save remain in your PC which can’t removed from control panel. As Happy2Save 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 Happy2Save browser extension from all of browsers
Because plugins related to Happy2Save will not disappear with the removal of Happy2Save and other viruses, you must remove them get rid of popups from Happy2Save 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 Happy2Save 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 Happy2Save plug-ins automatically.
The trial version is free for 15 days: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html
Start it and click Manager. Then select Happy2Save add-on on all browsers and remove.
–Or you can choose to manually remove Happy2Save plug-in from your browser
Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Right click on Happy2Save and then click on Disable.
Switch to the Extensions Tab. Click Remove to get rid of Happy2Save.
Locate Happy2Saveand then remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.
❹ Clean up leftovers of Happy2Save and optimize your PC
The residual junk files, error and invalid registry entries of Happy2Save 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.
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.