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What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,570
United States Rank #40,757
Reach 0.0029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.97 days
530.09 days >
Average installed length: 278.52 days

DiscountMan

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What is DiscountMan?

This adware program is a JustPlug.It web browser extension that is delivered via the WebPick (InstalleRex) download and install manager. It is included with various adware offer bundles and is a cross browser extension that runs with multiple parts including a Windows service, an auto-starting component and the browser toolbar/plugin which is designed to inject advertisements in the browser in form of banner ads, hyper-text links and popups. In addition, some versions might hijack existing advertising on web sites as well as inject affiliate codes in links as coupon offers. The program will install itself in a folder with a random name in Program Files or ProgramData and each of the included files will also have a shared random generated name. The advertisements that are displayed in the browser could include deceptive malvertising ads for 'required' updates of known common programs as well as unwanted pop-ups advertisements. If downloaded these programs install a number of bundled adware utilities and additional browser extensions. Additionally components of the program will modify the browser's default security levels.

Overview

The primary executable is named DiscountMan.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Installs bundled adware using the WebPick InstalleRex
  • Lowers the security level of the web browser
  • May inject additional advertising in the browser
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in DiscountMan.
DiscountMan.exe (79f9311ac6a5009fef1a5756a0a529d3) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.141120 PUA.Win32.Agent.81
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/21511 Win.Adware.Mplug-52
McAfee 5600.6941 RDN/Generic.dx!dgr
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.fc
Symantec 8/6/2014 rev. 4 Trojan.ADH.SMH
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.237 TROJ_GEN.R047H05HE14
VIPRE Antivirus 34928 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: DiscountMan
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\discountman
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DiscountMan\DiscountMan.exe" /s /n /C:"ExecuteCommands;UninstallCommands" ""
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Antivirus.

Program filesFiles installed by DiscountMan

Program executable:DiscountMan.exe (Malware detected)
7z 安装自释放
Path:C:\Program Files\discountman\DiscountMan.exe
MD5:79f9311ac6a5009fef1a5756a0a529d3

How do I remove DiscountMan?

Quickly and completely remove DiscountMan from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall DiscountMan 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 DiscountMan, 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 DiscountMan.
  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 10 56%
Win XP 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#37,570

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 56.14%
Windows 7 42.11%
Windows XP 1.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 24.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.28%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 10.53%
Windows 7 Professional 8.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.33%
  India 4.48%
  Philippines 4.48%
  Brazil 2.99%
  Taiwan 2.99%
  France 2.99%
  Norway 2.99%
  Mexico 2.99%
  Spain 2.99%
  Netherlands 2.99%
  DK 2.99%
  Italy 2.99%
  BH 1.49%
  Singapore 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.75%
Acer 20.75%
Toshiba 13.21%
ASUS 11.32%
Dell 9.43%
Sony 7.55%
Samsung 5.66%
Alienware 3.77%
Lenovo 3.77%
Intel 1.89%
American Megatrends 1.89%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P875 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite X205 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L55-B 2.00%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C50D-A-... 2.00%
Sony VPCEB3L9E 2.00%
MSI MS-7817 2.00%

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