It seems that those pop-up coupons labeled “RightCoupon” are sent by shopping website itself to help customer get a better price and save money. However, the more patience will lead you to find the true that those coupon are injected on website by the unwanted program RightCoupon.
Coupons and deals popping up suddenly on webpages you visit are delivered by RightCoupon program. So what is it? Is it safe to remain in computer? How to get rid of its ads, deals and coupons? All of these issues have perplexed people since the moment they discover “RightCoupon” advertisements and coupons on page. Definitely, they require an urgent solution.
What is RightCoupon
RightCoupon actually is an browser add-on hiding in browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, etc and is responsible for generating related coupons, deals and other kind of ads and then injects them to your shopping websites
Technically, RightCoupon is identified as adware and potentially unwanted program (PUP) that supports ads and sets the goal to get traffic and revenue.
Should I Remove RightCoupon
Advertisements brought by RightCoupon appearing on shopping websites mainly takes the format of coupons and deals. Coupons offer discount on different products while deals show you much better price of what you look for online. Can’t you resist the temptation of such lower price? But you’d better not click these ads as you never know what kind of websites you will be redirected to. All is possible: malicious websites containing virus infections, fake purchases defrauding your money, and no better than legitimate sales websites.
And you need to know the truth that RightCoupon extension will access all of your websites, tabs and online activity to collect your browsing habit and related data, which is identical with other browser plugin including Jump Flip, Mobogenie and Safe Saver, ect. The motivation of such adware is to perform more attractive coupons deals based on your preference so as to boost its traffic. But, RightCoupon adware dose the operation and never asks your permission.
What is the most exasperating is that RightCoupon installs on your PC never get your permission. It exploits the deceptive means “bundling” sneaking into computer along with those free downloads from the internet.
As a result, you are force to accept your browser is bombard with the constant stream of RightCoupon ads and indulge it with spying your privacy.
For such a potentially unwanted program, we suggest you to remove it from your computer. For any question, please leave it or them below.
How to Remove RightCoupon Deals and Coupons?
Five steps for removal of RightCoupon Deals and Coupons
- ❶ Uninstall RightCoupon and other PUP from computer
- ❷ Remove PUP.XXX(PUP.RightCoupon) and other virus infection hiding in your PC
- ❸ Eliminate RightCoupon browser extension from all of browsers
- ❹ Clean up leftovers of RightCoupon and optimize your PC
- ❺ Deep cleanup for you disk(Optional)
❶ Uninstall RightCoupon and other PUP from computer
Note: RightCoupon intalls on PC not with its name but anything else, such as Jump Flip, Snap do, Connect Toolbar, Mobogenie, etc and any other unknown and suspicious program. Please check one by one and remove them from control panel to stop RightCoupon ads. BTW: the programs you have installed are extremely suspicious.
For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for all of dubious programs, select them and click Remove.
For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for all of dubious programs, 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 all of dubious programs, 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 these dubious programs and PUP and remove them(skip the first step “Creat System Restore Point“).
You can directly clean up leftovers of RightCoupon after uninstall the PUP.
❷ Remove PUP.XXX(PUP.RightCoupon) and other virus infections hiding in your PC
PUP.XXX refers to malicious files of potentially unwanted programs like these of RightCoupon that remain in your PC in a different name and can’t removed from control panel. As RightCoupon 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 browser extension related to RightCoupon from all of browsers
Because plugins related to RightCoupon will not disappear with the removal of RightCoupon and other viruses, you must remove them get rid of popups from RightCoupon and keep the security of your personal information.
Note: It is possible that there is no extension called RightCoupon on your browser at all, nor other unwanted extensions. At this moment, what you should do is to ensure whether you have deleted all suspicious programs in your control panel as the annoying RightCoupon ads are caused by them. Don’t ignore these software that come from famous websites. Anyone of them may be the culprit.
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 RightCoupon 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 RightCoupon 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 RightCoupon add-on on all browsers and remove.
–Or you can choose to manually remove plug-in related to RightCoupon from your browser
Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Right click on RightCoupon and then click on Disable.
Switch to the Extensions Tab. Click Remove to get rid of RightCoupon.
Locate RightCouponand then remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.
❹ Clean up leftovers of RightCoupon and optimize your PC
The residual junk files, error and invalid registry entries of RightCoupon 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 thier computers been infected with RightCoupon 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.
Details on how dose RightCoupon come to computer by bundling
Initially, as a part of adware or PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program), RightCoupon adware is bundled with free downloads such as program updates, video recording/streaming and flash player from the internet to slip into your PC without your knowledge and permission. That is, there must have been adware and/or PUP on your PC as long as RightCoupon ads appear. And we don’t know whether these adware and PUP add browser extensions to your browser or not. Now your PC should be a mess mixed by annoying browser hijacker, PUP and/or adware which intersperse among some parts of your computer.
Be attentive when download free installers from web including these common software download sites download.com, softonic.com, Brothersoft, software.informer, etc. If you really need certain software, don’t click “next” after “next” according to its navigation spontaneously during the process of installation. This software may contain so-called additional offers in the Recommended Installation. Please always select Advanced or 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.