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Should I remove CouponXplorer Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,436
United States Rank #7,425
Reach 0.0178%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.70 days
50.26 days >
Average installed length: 26.41 days

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CouponXplorer Toolbar

What is CouponXplorer Toolbar?

The CouponXplorer Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you 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.

From the Privacy Policy "When you use our Application, we automatically collect and store information about your computer and certain of your online activities. This information includes:

•Web sites you visited that are on a list of merchant websites we support, or on a list of websites we have identified for which we believe we can display relevant price or product information (“Relevant Product Websites”).

•The products you view, results you selected, and relevant product pages and products you viewed on the Relevant Product Websites.

•Key word queries and searches on the Relevant Websites.

•The links you clicked on and pages you were directed to from the Application.

•Interactions with the Application including interactions such as opening a “Compare Prices” menu, closing that menu, opening a “Coupons” menu, closing that menu, minimizing the notification bar, maximizing the notification bar, closing the notification bar, clicking on a merchant lead, clicking on a coupon."

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

The Coupon Toolbar gives you the fastest access to the hottest deals on the Web. You’ll be able to find bargains on a host of products and services from the nation’s top retailers. The Coupon Toolbar also provides convenient, money-saving alerts that notify you of the top deals on the Web sites you visit.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Uninstaller: rundll32 C:\Program Files2\COUPON~3\bar\1.bin\5zBar.dll,O

How do I remove CouponXplorer Toolbar?

You can uninstall CouponXplorer 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CouponXplorer Toolbar, 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 CouponXplorer 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 CouponXplorer Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows Vista 15.71%
Windows 10 7.71%
Windows XP 5.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.54%
Windows 7 Professional 6.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.75%
Windows 10 Home 2.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.18%
  Canada 2.33%
  United Kingdom 0.33%
  Australia 0.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.47%
Dell 28.20%
Acer 13.91%
Toshiba 10.90%
ASUS 2.26%
American Megatrends 1.50%
Gateway 1.50%
Lenovo 1.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.24%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.71%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.19%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.66%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.66%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.62%

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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