What is Discount Locator

Discount Locator by InstalleRex-WebPick is adware browser extension for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers. It cannot be considered a virus however it is surely PUP (potentially unwanted program). This app displays banner or text advertisement modules that are signed as “Ads by Discount Locator” or “Powered by Discount Locator”. In this article I describe step by step process to remove Discount Locator.

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How Discount Locator infected your PC

Discount Locator “infects” users PC when users install untrusted programs. Also it can get installed on your PC if you download program from software portals. Such sites use “bundling” method to monetize their traffic and install adware. Be careful and read text near checkboxes while installing something and read text above “Accept” and “Decline” buttons. Do not click “Next” or “OK” automatically – make sure there is nothing suspicious written in the EULA. Also, you can use antimalware programs like Malwarebytes or SpyHunter 5 to protect yourself from such threats.

Download Discount Locator Removal Tool

Download Removal Tool

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

Remove Discount Locator manually for free

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

Remove Discount Locator from Control Panel

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

Remove Discount Locator from Windows XP:

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

Remove Discount Locator from Windows 7:

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

Remove Discount Locator 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 Discount Locator, click Uninstall.

Cannot uninstall Discount Locator

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

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting press 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 Discount Locator

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

Remove Discount Locator add-on from your browsers

Removing Discount Locator 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 Discount Locator extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Discount Locator 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 Discount Locator 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 Discount Locator from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Discount Locator, 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 Discount Locator.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Discount Locator 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 Discount Locator extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.

Remove following files and folders

Discount Locator files:


Discount Locator folders:


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