What is CouponDropDown

CouponDropDown by 215 Apps malicious advertising browser add-on for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. It manifests itself by displaying drop-down ads in the top right corner of the browser. CouponDropDown shows coupons, deals on shopping websites and in some cases can be useful for the user. However, it also creates annoying ad banners on various sites. Main files of CouponDropDown are currently detected by major antiviruses, however users experience problems uninstalling CouponDropDown.

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How CouponDropDown infected your PC

CouponDropDown has its own website where it can be downloaded (coupondropdown.com), however it is mainly distributed via software downloaders. Every time you install some free utility or any software downloaded from file hosting websites or software download portals, you are at risk of being infected with adware like CouponDropDown. Such programs use deceptive methods to get adware installed on users computers. Usually, those optional offers are displayed as checkboxes or block of text with “Accept” and “Decline” buttons. Sometimes such terms are inside user licence agreement. Be careful and use antimalware tools like SpyHunter 5 or MalwareBytes AntiMalware to protect from adware like CouponDropDown.

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To remove CouponDropDown completely we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of CouponDropDown and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

Remove CouponDropDown manually for free

Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full CouponDropDown removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of CouponDropDown installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.

Remove CouponDropDown from Control Panel

To start removing CouponDropDown you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use CleanMyPC to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Remove CouponDropDown from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find CouponDropDown.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove CouponDropDown from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find CouponDropDown and click Uninstall.

Remove CouponDropDown from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find CouponDropDown, click Uninstall.

Cannot uninstall CouponDropDown

In some cases CouponDropDown won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall CouponDropDown. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing CouponDropDown folder and files. This happens, because file CouponDropDown.exe or service CouponDropDown-bg.exe does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall CouponDropDown in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting type F8 button.
  3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
  4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
  5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove CouponDropDown

>> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

Remove CouponDropDown add-on from your browsers

Removing CouponDropDown from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It is browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove CouponDropDown extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find CouponDropDown extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose CouponDropDown extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove CouponDropDown from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable CouponDropDown, please, do the following:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
  3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable CouponDropDown.

Opera Browser:

Generally, CouponDropDown does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

  1. Start Opera browser.
  2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
  3. Find CouponDropDown extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.

Remove following files and folders

CouponDropDown files:


CouponDropDown.dll
CouponDropDown.exe
CouponDropDown-bg.exe
CouponDropDownGui.exe
Uninstall.exe
ButtonUtil.dll
gpedit.exe
SoftwareDetector.exe

CouponDropDown folders:


C:\Program Files\CouponDropDown\
C:\users\{username}\appdata\Local\Coupon Drop Down

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