Thursday, March 6, 2014

How to Remove SCouponS Adware Virus Successfully

What Is SCouponS?
SCouponS is an useless adware which only causes lots of troubles in targeted computer. Expect innocent computer users download this adware from its homepage by mistake, this adware also can be installed in computers by bundling itself with free programs, share files or junk email attachments. Once installed, it has the ability to affect all the browsers you have installed on your computer. Therefore, in order to help yourself get your clean networking environment back, you really should remove SCouponS adware from your computer in time.

SCouponS adware changes your browser settings so that it can achieve its vicious purposes more easily. The cyber criminals designed this adware for promoting certain websites and they can get profits by generating the traffic of these websites. That's why every time when you are surfing internet, bunch of unwanted ads pop out on your computer screen to force you stop what you are doing. If you click one of these ads, you will be redirected to some commercial websites which can be very malicious sometimes. In addition, SCouponS adware also is capable of recording your internet surfing information for future marketing that will put your personal information at the danger of being exposed to unknown third parties.

The worst thing is that your antivirus may fail to remove this adware from your computer because this program has use some malicious codes to make itself hide itself better in your system or it can disguise itself as normal system file. You will be very disappointed by using your antivirus to uninstall this adware. Thus, you are strongly advised to remove SCouponS adware via manual way which can be more effective.
SCouponS Screenshot 
Dangerous Properties of SCouponS 
1. It modifies browser settings in order to achieve its purposes.
2. It puts malicious unwanted toolbar on your browsers.
3. It shows lots of pop-up ads especially when you shop online.
4. It aims at promoting certain profitable websites or services.
5. It may invites more useless programs come into your computer.
6. It helps the cyber criminals to collect your online information.
Manual Removal Guide for SCouponS
Before the removal, please first back up your system! You should be extremely careful when deleting any file, because any mistake may lead to system crashes and other severe consequence.
METHOD 1. Manual Removal
Step One:
Reboot the computer and before Windows interface loads, hit F8 key repeatedly. Choose “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key. System will load files and then get to the desktop in needed option.
Step Two:
Open Windows Task Manager and end virus processes. There are three ways to launch the Task Manager
① Press keys Ctrl+Alt+Del.
② Press keys Ctrl+Shift+Esc.
③ Press the Start button→click on the Run option→Type in taskmgr→press OK.
Step Three:
Click “Start” button and open the “Control Panel”, then double-click “Folder Options”. When the Folder Options window shows up, please click on the “View” tab, tick “Show hidden files and folders” and unmark “Hide protected operating system files(Recommended)” and then press OK. 
Step Four:
Open Start menu and click on the “Search programs and files” box. Then delete SCouponS files: 
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\ApplicationData\random
Step Five:
Open Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys, type in regedit and click “OK” to launch the Windows Registry. Then delete all SCouponS registry entries and keys.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\random.exe HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\random.exe
METHOD 2. Automatic Removal
To completely delete SCouponS, you need to know that the manual removal above may not be able to remove virus  completely, because the creators of virus are always updating the virus version.Besides,any tiny mistake during the manual removal process may lead to severe consequences. Therefore,to ensure a complete and safe virus removal, it’s recommended that you get rid of virus with Automatic SCouponS Removal Tool. 


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