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Should I remove Coupon Alerts?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.17 days
211.64 days >
Average installed length: 111.20 days


1.3 100.00%

Coupon Alerts

What is Coupon Alerts?

This adware injects advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of banners and text-links (roll-overs) as well as some popup ads. These ads are typically injected in the header of footer are of the web page and may be identified by 'Ads by Coupon Alerts". This application is classified as adware and/or a PUP based on its behavior. The software is distributed through third party installers.


A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 1.16 MB (1,211,721 bytes). The installed file chrome_gp_update.js is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Coupon Alerts.
SoftwareDetector.exe (978f45df5fc28f83f9fa82905757720e) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.SmartApps
AVG 2015.0.3497 Generic5
Dr.Web Trojan.Crossrider.8812
ESET-NOD32 8.9701 a variant of Win32/AdWare.SmartApps.B
McAfee 5600.7153 Artemis!978F45DF5FC2
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7153 Artemis!978F45DF5FC2
VIPRE Antivirus 28430 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Coupon Alerts has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Coupon Alerts.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Coupon Alerts
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Coupon Alerts\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Coupon Alerts

  • gpedit.exe
  • (Malware detected) SoftwareDetector.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • chrome_gp_update.js
  • chrome_installer.js
  • common.js
  • firefox_installer.js
  • ie_installer.js
  • installer.js
  • main_installer.js
  • migrate.js
  • projectInstaller.js
  • repair.js
  • repair_data.json
  • sqlite3.exe
  • storageedit.exe

How do I remove Coupon Alerts?

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Or, you can uninstall Coupon Alerts from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Coupon Alerts, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Coupon Alerts.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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Win 8 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows 8 Pro 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.67%
  Brazil 13.33%
  Canada 13.33%
  Italy 13.33%
  Argentina 6.67%
  Germany 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Toshiba 11.11%
Sony 11.11%
Dell 11.11%
Common models
Acer Aspire V5-471 20.00%
Acer Aspire V3-571 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P70-A 10.00%
Sony VGN-A115M(DE) 10.00%
innotek GmbH VirtualBox 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2254el 10.00%


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