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Should I remove Coupon Alerts?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.31 days
127.21 days >
Average installed length: 66.84 days


VersionDistribution 80.00% 20.00%

Coupon Alerts

What is Coupon Alerts?

This is an adware web browser extension by Innovative Apps. From the TOS: "When installing the Plugin, it attempts to detect other software that may interfere with its functioning, usually similar types of software. By installing the Plugin, you consent to the Plugin in disabling other conflicting software and we understand you have chosen to use our software to customize your social media pages over other available software packages. You also agree that the Plugin requires modern computer hardware and software and a minimum amount of resources; using this Plugin with insufficient resources may affect the performance of your computer."

About  (from 215 Apps)

The Plugin customizes and enhances your Internet browsing experience by allowing you, the end user, to assert more control over your viewing experience. The Plugin does this by providing various features, which may include search links, text links, video, product comparisons and reviews, coupons, graphics or banners,...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on the Crossrider toolbar platform and potentially unwanted
  • May inject ads in the web browser
  • 'Offers' to modify the browser's home and search pages by default
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Coupon Alerts.
Coupon Alerts-helper.exe (645ed68f8e921329d0511659283fdd0a) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140126 Win32:Installer-M [Adw]
VIPRE Antivirus 19746 GamePlayLabs (v)
Coupon Alerts-bho.dll (4b69c9cebcffe335a732afdcd9a587a5) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Installer-M [Adw]
VIPRE Antivirus 20302 GamePlayLabs (v)
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.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Innovative Apps
URL: www.50onred.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\coupon alerts
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Coupon Alerts\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Estimated size: 4.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Coupon Alerts

Program executable:Coupon Alerts-helper.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\coupon alerts\Coupon Alerts-helper.exe
Additional files:
  • Coupon Alerts-bg.exe (by Innovative Apps) - Coupon Alerts (Coupon Alerts exe)
  • (Malware detected) Coupon Alerts-bho.dll (by Innovative Apps) - Coupon Alerts BHO
  • Coupon Alerts-buttonutil.exe
  • Coupon Alerts-buttonutil64.exe
  • Coupon Alerts-codedownloader.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - Coupon Alerts Installer
  • Coupon Alerts-buttonutil.dll
  • Coupon Alerts-buttonutil64.dll
  • (Malware detected) Coupon Alerts-helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Coupon Alerts-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Coupon Alerts' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110311581142} (CrossriderApp0035842).

How do I remove Coupon Alerts?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Coupon Alerts you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP2) 40%
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows Vista 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows 7 Starter 20.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Common models
Toshiba NB305 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 20.00%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 20.00%
Dell XPS M1330 20.00%
Acer Aspire M1100 20.00%

About 215 Apps

215 Apps developes a number of adware driven toolbar programs such as DropinSavings, Vid-Saver, Giant Savings, Savings Sidekick, etc.
Publisher URL: www.215apps.com


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