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Should I remove GrtSCouponApp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
United States Rank #48,142
Reach 0.0012%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.09 days
563.19 days >
Average installed length: 295.91 days


VersionDistribution 4.35% 4.35% 4.35% 4.35% 4.35% 4.35% 17.39% 13.04% 4.35% 4.35% 4.35% 4.35% 4.35% 8.70% 8.70% 4.35%


What is GrtSCouponApp?

Great Coupon is an adware extension that plugs into the user's web browser for IE, Chrome and Firefox and will display additional advertisements in search engines such as Bing and Google. It installs itself as an extension (BHO/plugin) and runs as a background process. This adware program creates an entry in Add or Remove Programs however removing this entry might stop the adware from running, but will not stop ads from displaying. Once installed, it displays ads by injecting new ads in search as well as various web pages that use 3rd party advertising and replaces these ads with its own. The program users the InstalleRex download manager from WebPicks Holdings to install itself on the user's PC. InstalleRex is known for distributing potentially unwanted applications including web browser toolbars and various ad-supported extensions.

About  (from InstalleRex-WebPick)

It gives online shoppers the power to compare between deals and prices, and results to great savings in money, time, and effort. OptOn time clicking on each and every possible deal from your favourite online shopping sites. Download the new OptOn browser add-on to experience hassle-free and time and budget-saving onlin...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in GrtSCouponApp.
3LkVZZwt.exe (9c354249e2b00af7362d8eecaee9b2b2) has been flagged by the following 18 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.01.26 Adware/Win32.Agent
avast! 2014.9-140126 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG 2015.0.3582 Generic5
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.40
Bkav FE W32.DropperMsilB.Trojan
Comodo Security 17676 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 8.9339 a variant of Win32/AdWare.MultiPlug.K.gen
Fortinet FortiGate 1/26/2014 Riskware/MultiPlug_K
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 Trojan.SuspectCRC
K7 AntiVirus 13.175.10963 Adware
K7GW 13.175.10963 Adware ( 00490ca81 )
Malwarebytes v2014.01.26.01 PUP.Optional.Multiplug
McAfee 5600.7238 Artemis!9C354249E2B0
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7238 Artemis!9C354249E2B0
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
Symantec 1/26/2014 rev. 1 Trojan.Gen
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH05A614
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
hVE.exe (06cfeaa6556d9264ef303884935ddfe2) has been flagged by the following 33 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Application.Generic.582628
Agnitum Outpost Adware.MegaSearch!M/jO5MsDxDM
AhnLab-V3 2014.01.26.00 Trojan/Win32.Preloader
Avira AntiVir SPR/Tool.498176
Antiy-AVL AdWare/Win32.MegaSearch
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Malware-gen
AVG Generic5.AKQI
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.MegaSearch.40
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Application.Generic.582628
Bkav FE W32.WonintLTD.Trojan
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.Megasearch.at (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 17672 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 9337 a variant of Win32/AdWare.MultiPlug.K.gen
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/Megasearch
G Data 24 Application.Generic.582628
IKARUS anti.virus T3. Win32.AdWare
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10963 Adware ( 00490ca81 )
K7GW 9.175.10963 Adware ( 00490ca81 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch.at
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.MegaSearch.at.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.MultiPlug.A
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 PUP-FFY!06CFEAA6556D
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious.H
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.582628
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.MegaSearch.cscrfp
Panda Antivirus Trj/Genetic.gen
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.422
Sophos 4.97.0 Generic PUA BA
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00LT13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00LT13
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.MegaSearch
VIPRE Antivirus 25786 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.Agent.498176.A
7_.exe (926838555c7e13f295fda017b3fa3ea9) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.01.26.00 Adware/Win32.Agent
AVG Generic5.ALKI
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.40
Comodo Security 17673 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Trojan.Crossrider.37
ESET-NOD32 9338 a variant of Win32/AdWare.MultiPlug.K.gen
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10963 Adware ( 00490ca81 )
K7GW 9.175.10963 Adware ( 00490ca81 )
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Multiplug
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!926838555C7E
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!926838555C7E
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0106
VIPRE Antivirus 25802 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.Agent.539136
aQy.exe (b762b67e59693ce11d0d861fd9e9a0a9) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG Generic_r.HC
ByteHero BDV Trojan.Exception.gen.101
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.MultiPlug.A
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0119
3Aw2.exe (a84d5bc892e7f990b60de1e812a57bb4) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG Generic_r.HC
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.MultiPlug.A
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
Sophos 4.97.0 MultiPlug
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GrtSCouponApp 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: GrtSCouponApp
URL: optonthing.info
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\grtscouponapp
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\GrtSCouponApp\3LkVZZwt.exe" /s /n /C:"ExecuteCommands;UninstallCommands" ""
Estimated size: 531.98 KB

Program filesFiles installed by GrtSCouponApp

Program executable:3LkVZZwt.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) hVE.exe (by Setup)
  • (Malware detected) 3LkVZZwt.exe (by Setup) - setup.exe
  • (Malware detected) 5uLyYX.exe
  • (Malware detected) 7_.exe
  • (Malware detected) a3.exe
  • (Malware detected) PczR2Hi8.exe
  • (Malware detected) SbpAUwgl.exe
  • (Malware detected) TaBNSKFasL.exe
  • (Malware detected) aQy.exe (by to with) - to with (groups)
  • (Malware detected) IlNYtoJOS9c.exe (by to with)
  • (Malware detected) rxVAO.exe
  • (Malware detected) wAL7DfUQW.exe
  • (Malware detected) XGJu.exe
  • (Malware detected) 3Aw2.exe (by A) - A (to to if)
  • (Malware detected) aLX1fa.exe (by A)
  • J_uquIz0S.exe
  • (Malware detected) QjGgHCg.exe
  • (Malware detected) vb.exe
  • (Malware detected) qxBdPxa.exe

How do I remove GrtSCouponApp?

You can uninstall GrtSCouponApp 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 GrtSCouponApp, 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 GrtSCouponApp.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.22%
Windows 10 26.09%
Windows XP 8.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.78%
Windows 7 Professional 21.74%
Windows 8 13.04%
Windows 8.1 13.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.17%
  Canada 17.24%
  France 6.90%
  Taiwan 6.90%
  Japan 3.45%
  TN 3.45%
  Brazil 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.58%
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
Dell 15.79%
ASUS 10.53%
Toshiba 10.53%
Lenovo 5.26%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C675D 4.55%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 4.55%
Gigabyte M61PME-S2P 4.55%
Gateway NE56R 4.55%
Dell Inspiron 1011 4.55%
Acer Aspire M1935 4.55%


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