A disturbing malware named CouponTitan involved in delivery of Spamful contents and stealing private user info from targeted PCs, has been traced by security experts. It is a type of corrupt browser extension that maliciously and stealthily manages to get added on Google chrome, Mozilla, Opera, Safari etc. Some users themselves downloaded it from random websites where CouponTitan ads program was projected to be a helping tool to bring you discount, free coupon codes and money saving offers, nevertheless, money saving promises made by CouponTitan ads are false. This application does not benefit users in anyway, instead it will bring you fake advertisements, commercial messages that would pop-up on screen again and again. Also the Ads by CouponTitan may float inside browser windows but all of its adverts are unreliable but commercial junk that earns profit for person behind this malware. Moreover it will constantly watch your activities and collects sensitive data to be sent to attacker. Inshort, CouponTitan ads are useless but sort of harmful thing that should be blocked as soon as possible.
Common Symptoms of CouponTitan infection:
→ This kind of malwares usually change your Homepage, Search provider, Desktop Background.
→ They can display bunch of unstoppable pop-ups advertisements.
→ Computer performs slower then usual, browser may crash over and over.
→ Strange websites are automatically opened on the computer after a frequent interval.
→ Disabled Folder options, Task manager, Registry editing tools.
→ Advertisements from stranger companies start to appear out of nowhere.
→ Unexpected browser behaviors such as URL/link redirects.
→ Unwanted and unknown Plugin/extension or add-ons attached with browser.
→ Useless shortcuts on desktop or creepy websites added to favorites/bookmarks without your knowledge.
How to uninstall CouponTitan
Remove toolbars, plugins, extensions, add-ons
Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox users:
Go to TOOLS and then click MANAGE ADD-ON, From there, select Extensions, Toolbars and remove the CouponTitan if found. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.
Google Chrome Users:
Click SETTINGS icon and select SETTINGS, then open Extensions, toolbar, search provider options, remove the CouponTitan if listed there. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.
Uninstall from Control Panel
Open CONTROL PANEL, then ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS or “Programs and Features”, now lookup for CouponTitan and uninstall if it is listed.
How to delete CouponTitan manually:
If the malware did not go away after uninstall procedure, try these steps. Please note, the manual removal method is a bit complex and it can go wrong if you perform its tasks incorrectly. It is advised to run an automatic virus removal software for safe and easy solutions. However, if you are good with Manual removal, do the steps below.
Possibly corrupt registry keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
Open then following folders or search for CouponTitan in My Computer and delete if found files associated with this bug.
CouponTitan removal tool
It is always good and safe to use an automatic software to detect and eliminate viruses and malwares. The programs below are best for removing malwares.