How to Get Rid of Ads by CouponThing

Posted by John Larkin - May 4, 2016

What is CouponThing?

CouponThing appears as a cost-free browser application. But it is categorized as an advertising supported software indeed. You should be careful of this kind of application if you would like to protect the PC from annoying pop-up ads. Each time CouponThing runs on a browser, it will pop out sponsored ads for the purpose of collecting commercial revenue. Under this circumstance, you can see obtrusive banners, shopping coupons and freebies on each regular website. However, most of the ads are not believable and safe because they will possibly redirect you to infamous website which could cheat money and distribute malicious programs to the PC.
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CouponThing will not stop displaying sponsored ads in order to maximize profit potential. For this reason, you can’t watch videos and work on the internet comfortably. You suffer annoying ads whenever you go online. Besides, web browsers often get stuck or crash constantly because of pop-ups. The worse situation is that some ads contain vicious codes which can put the PC at risk. We also know that this kind of adware has the ability to check browsing histories and collect users’ sensitive information. For safety, we highly advise you to remove CouponThing. The following will show you how to eliminate the adware entirely.

CouponThing needs to be removed as soon as possible:

1. It is able to hijack web browsers and change the web content;
2. It sends numerous insecure ads and pop-ups to targeted computers;
3. It can help potentially unwanted programs come into your PC;
4. It will work as a spy, tracking your browser histories and steal personal information.

Fix 1: Automatically Remove CouponThing Adware

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Fix 2: Manually Remove CouponThing Adware

Step One: Guide to uninstall CouponThing from Control Panel

Uninstall CouponThing from Windows 7

1. Go to the desktop and right click the taskbar, select Start Task Manager. In the Processes tab, check the unknown processes like CouponThing and click End Process button.

2. Click Start button and pull out the Start Menu. Hit Control Panel > Uninstall a program.

3. Click Installed On tab so as to sort the programs by installed date. Check programs that were not installed by yourself, right click on CouponThing and then select Uninstall.

Uninstall CouponThing from Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

1. Simply move the mouse pointer to either corner until the Charms bar appears along the right edge of the screen. Then click on Search.

2. Type Control Panel and select it from the results to the left.

3. Click View by Category and then click Uninstall a program. Select CouponThing, and right click on it to select Uninstall.

Uninstall CouponThing from Windows 10

1. Press Windows and X keys on the keyboard to open the Quick Access Menu and then choose Control Panel in it.

2. Click View by Category and then click Uninstall a program.

3.Select CouponThing, and right click on it to select Uninstall.

Step Two: Guide to Remove CouponThing & Stop Pop-ups

As mentioned above, CouponThing can affect popular web browsers, such as IE, Chrome and Firefox. Now the following will show you how to get rid of CouponThing and stop pop-ups.

Get Rid of CouponThing from Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome, click menu button at the top-right corner;

2. Select Tools and then Extensions.

3. Select the extension you don’t want and click the bin icon to remove it.

4. Move to Settings page. Scroll down the page until you see the Show advanced settings link.

5. Under Privacy, click Content settings.

6. Select Do not allow any site to show pop-ups (recommended) under “Pop-ups”.

Get Rid of CouponThing from Mozilla Firefox

1. Open Firefox, click menu button and select Add-ons.

2. Click Extensions panel in the Add-ons Manager tab. Choose the extension you want to remove and click Remove button.

3. Click menu button again and choose Options.

4. In the Content tab, check the “Block pop-up windows” option under Pop-ups.

Get Rid of CouponThing from Internet Explorer

1. Open the IE, click the Tools button and select Manage add-ons.

2. In the Add-on Types pane, click Toolbars and Extensions. Select the add-on you want to delete on the right pane and then click Disable or Remove option.

3. Click the Tools button again and choose Internet Options.

4. In the Privacy tab, check the Turn on Pop-up Blocker box under Pop-up Blocker.

5. Click OK.

Get Rid of CouponThing from Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

1. Open Microsoft Edge browser. Click on “More actions ()” link;

2. In “More actions” menu, Click on Settings to open Settings screen;

3. In “Settings” screen, click View advanced settings button below Advanced settings;

4. In “Advanced settings” screen, turn ON toggle button below the Block pop-ups to block the pop-ups.

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