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What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,245
United States Rank #8,715
Reach 0.0148%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.09 days
445.19 days >
Average installed length: 233.91 days

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CouponAlert Toolbar

What is CouponAlert Toolbar?

CouponAlert Toolbar installs is a web browser extension and allows provides users the means to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your Internet surfing behavior to send you targeted advertising.

MetroCast Toolbar is an is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) web browser plugin distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page and search settings.

What the toolbar does:
- Changes the default search engine in your web browser's built-in search box.
- Changes the default home page of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.


Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Uninstaller: rundll32 C:\Program Files2\COUPON~2\bar\1.bin\2pBar.dll,O

How do I remove CouponAlert Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall CouponAlert Toolbar 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 CouponAlert Toolbar, 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 CouponAlert Toolbar.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by CouponAlert Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.98%
Windows Vista 16.91%
Windows 8 7.25%
Windows XP 3.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 65.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.43%
Windows 8 2.94%
Windows 7 Professional 2.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.29%
  Canada 2.29%
  United Kingdom 0.57%
  Costa Rica 0.29%
  Estonia 0.29%
  Netherlands 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.35%
Hewlett-Packard 34.34%
Acer 10.84%
Toshiba 8.43%
ASUS 2.41%
Samsung 2.41%
Gateway 1.81%
Intel 1.20%
Lenovo 1.20%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.45%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.76%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.76%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.07%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.07%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com


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