What is MyShopcoupon

MyShopcoupon is potentially unwanted browser add-on, that displays fake system alerts, tech support scam ads and pop-ups in Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox on Mac. It mainly offers MacKeeper for download, to solve nonexistent problems. Advertisements delivered by this adware are usually signed like: Powered by MyShopcoupon, Brought to you by MyShopcoupon, You’ve received a premium offer from MyShopcoupon or just Ads by MyShopcoupon. MyShopcoupon can also display price comparison ads, coupons, discount offers on shopping websites like eBay, Amazon, BestBuy and others. MyShopcoupon installs extension in browsers and can get access to Safari settings, cookies, browsing history and other private data. Please, follow guide below to remove MyShopCoupon adware and stop ads, pop-ups and tech support scams in MacOS.

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How MyShopcoupon infected your Mac

MyShopcoupon installs without user’s permission “in a bundle” with Adobe Flash Player installers, that users download from unofficial resources. As you can see in the picture, MyShopcoupon automatically downloads and installs on Mac, if user clicks “Accept” button. Such installers are promoted on sites with pirated software, adult sites, torrent sites. Download Combo Cleaner below to remove MyShopcoupon and protect your Mac from adware, hijackers and other type of malware.

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Download MyShopcoupon Removal Tool for Mac

Download Combo Cleaner

To remove MyShopcoupon completely we recommend you to use Combo Cleaner. It can help you remove files, folders and registry keys of MyShopcoupon and uninstall hijackers, toolbars and unwanted add-ons from Safari browser.

Remove MyShopcoupon manually for free

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

Remove MyShopcoupon from Applications

Remove MyShopcoupon from Mac:

  1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications.
  2. MyShopcoupon might have an Uninstaller. If you see Uninstall MyShopcoupon or MyShopcoupon Uninstaller, double-click it and follow the onscreen instructions.
  3. Otherwise, drag MyShopcoupon or MyShopcoupon.app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located at the end of the Dock).
  4. Then choose Finder > Empty Trash.

Cannot uninstall MyShopcoupon

If you can’t uninstall MyShopcoupon using instructions above, or it keeps coming back, you can use free AppCleaner for Mac to remove all residual data and libraries of MyShopcoupon. Follow instructions below:

  1. Download free AppCleaner.
  2. Drag MyShopcoupon or MyShopcoupon.app from Applications folder to AppCleaner window.
  3. Choose files and folders you want to remove along with MyShopcoupon.
  4. Click Delete button.

Remove MyShopcoupon add-on from your browsers

Removing MyShopcoupon from Applications often does not bring the 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 MyShopcoupon extension from your browsers manually.

Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Click Extensions tab.
  3. Find MyShopcoupon extensions.
  4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find MyShopcoupon extensions.
  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 MyShopcoupon extensions.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Reset browser settings

To finish MyShopcoupon removal reset your browser settings to make sure, there are no leftover items in browser folders.

Reset Safari:

  1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
  2. Go to the Privacy section of Safari’s preferences.
  3. Click Remove All Website Data button.
  4. In opened window click Remove Now button to remove data stored by websites in Safari.
  5. Go to the Advanced section of Safari’s preferences.
  6. Click the Show Develop menu in menu bar option.
  7. In the menu click Develop and select Empty Caches from this menu.
  8. Again, go to Safari menu and choose Clear History….
  9. Choose to clear all history and click Clear History button.

Reset Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://settings/.
  3. Scroll down and find Show advanced settings link.
  4. Click on it and scroll down to the bottom again.
  5. Click Reset settings button and click Reset to confirm.

Reset Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:support.
  3. Click Refresh Firefox… button.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox to confirm.

Remove following files and folders of MyShopcoupon


/Library/LaunchAgents/com.MyShopcoupon.agent.plist
/Applications/MyShopcoupon/MyShopcoupon
/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.MyShopcoupon.agent.plist

How to protect Mac OSX from adware like MyShopcoupon

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