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Should I remove coupon monkey?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,669
United States Rank #23,944
Reach 0.0088%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.85 days
142.98 days >
Average installed length: 75.12 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.1 100.00%

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coupon monkey

What is coupon monkey?

Couponmonkey is a web browser extension that delivers advertisements in the form of coupons, price-comparisons, affiliate links, display media and other links.

About  (from Adpeak)

Couponmonkey is an online shopping tool that combines cash back, discounts and online coupons. Our browser app uses tools to look at your browsing activity to make sure we notify you with coupons and offers that are relevant to you. The app may perform click events on your behalf, making sure no cash back opportunity ...  Read more

Overview

Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named auhhlzqovx.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.15 MB (2,253,446 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in coupon monkey.
auhhlzqovx.exe (9ac788e55b3369cbc0b50f74ec93b89d) has been flagged by the following 36 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 662 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.163248
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Adpeak
AhnLab-V3 2015.04.01 PUP/Win32.Generic
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.163248
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
avast! 2014.9-150413 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
AVG 2016.0.3140 Generic5
Avira 3.6.1.96 SPR/Tool.150528.5
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 Adware.Win32.Adpeak.J
Bitdefender 1.0.20.515 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.163248
CAT-QuickHeal 4.15.14.00 AdWare.Agent.r5 (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 21601 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/Adware.CKFK-1449
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Adware.Shopper.520
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.15.04.13.05 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.163248
ESET-NOD32 9.11405 a variant of Win32/AdWare.Adpeak.J
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Adware/Agent
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor
G Data 15.4.25 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.163248
Jiangmin KV150413 Adware/Agent.ahdj
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15441 Adware
K7GW 13.202.15439 Adware ( 004a095f1 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.2196 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
McAfee 5600.6796 Artemis!9AC788E55B33
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.309 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.163248
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.8.659 Trojan.Win32.BPlug.ddycms
Panda Antivirus 15.04.13.05 Trj/CI.A
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA GH
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 Adware.Adpeak
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Trojan.Win32.YY.Gen.7
Trend Micro 10.465.13 TROJ_SPNR.0BJM14
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_SPNR.0BJM14
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 AdWare.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 38934 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Zillya 2.0.0.2122 Adware.Agent.Win32.14398
       View all 36 all detections
coupon monkey 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 monkey.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: coupon monkey
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\c76d26e8
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\C76D26E8\uninstaller.exe -source="C76D26E8" -clean="1"
Estimated size: 2.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by coupon monkey

Program executable:auhhlzqovx.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\b7305d53-89a1-44cd-904e-e5c91c2c0ee6\auhhlzqovx.exe
MD5:9ac788e55b3369cbc0b50f74ec93b89d
Additional files:
  • uninstaller.exe
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • nfapi.dll
  • nfregdrv.exe
  • ProtocolFilters.dll
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • auhhlzqovx.exe runs as a service named 'CouponMonkeyService' (CouponMonkeyService).

How do I remove coupon monkey?

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Or, you can uninstall coupon monkey 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 monkey, 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 monkey.
  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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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 1%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.84%
Windows 8 33.87%
Windows XP 6.45%
Windows Vista 4.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.02%
Windows 8.1 25.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.94%
Windows 7 Professional 6.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.69%
Windows 8 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.03%
  Germany 19.44%
  France 7.64%
  Italy 7.64%
  Canada 6.25%
  Australia 5.56%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  Netherlands 4.17%
  Belgium 2.08%
  Brazil 2.08%
  Russia 2.08%
  Poland 1.39%
  Austria 0.69%
  Portugal 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 19.75%
Dell 11.11%
ASUS 9.88%
Medion 8.64%
Toshiba 6.17%
GIGABYTE 3.70%
Samsung 3.70%
Intel 2.47%
Alienware 1.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.91%
HP 15 Notebook PC 1.94%
ASUS All Series 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.94%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.94%
MEDION MS-7748 1.94%

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