How to remove Coupon Pigeon

Coupon Pigeon is a browser add-on that, being installed on a PC will show different advertisements, when the owner of the computer will visit different online stores. Coupon Pigeon will inform you about the current coupons and deals no matter what is your opinion about it. If you are annoyed with these unwanted pop-ups and you want to spot the demonstration, then you are welcome to remove Coupon Pigeon with the help of the instructions from this article.

Automatic solution

Some users complain that this browser extension was installed into the browser without their participation and even without their consent. In reality it is impossible. Coupon Pigeon is not a virus that installs by itself or with the help of a Trojan, but it is an unwanted program that belongs to adware type. Usually adware can be installed with any freeware. If you installed freeware, downloaded from any unofficial website, and then you noticed the adware in your browser, then you should not be surprised, you installed it with the freeware. I advise you not to use freeware, because next time it can be not an adware, but another more dangerous program bundled with it.

Coupon Pigeon is a potentially dangerous program, because you cannot know for sure is the link in the pop-up safe or not. If you want to remove Coupon Pigeon from your computer, then you are welcome to use the following instructions.

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Remove Coupon Pigeon manually

  1. Reboot your computer into Safe Mode with Command Prompt. In order to do it you should reboot your computer and press F8 repeatedly when it will begin to load. If you will see black screen with the menu, then you did everything right. Then you should select Safe Mode with Command Prompt in the menu and press Enter. You will see your desktop on the black background.
  2. You should remove the following folders:
    %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\gb5e8gtn.default\extensions\2350c46d-5821-4193-aa29-e1bb0e4f447d@93ff4ddf-464c-4db8-970f-6822b35c5a54.com\
    %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\ldccbjpammdkhpmmepiojbeaoihhhpdn\
    %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases\chrome-extension_ldccbjpammdkhpmmepiojbeaoihhhpdn_0\
    %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Updater27696\
    %PROGRAMFILES%\Coupon Genie\

    Just navigate them and remove. Then clean the Recycle Bin.
  3. Remove the following registry entries:
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211761196}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{22222222-2222-2222-2222-220222762296}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550255765596}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660266766696}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440244764496}
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0027696.BHO
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0027696.BHO.1
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0027696.Sandbox
    SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0027696.Sandbox.1
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211761196}
    SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Coupon Genie
    Software\Coupon Genie
    Software\Crossrider
    Software\Cr_Installer
    InstalledBrowserExtensions\215 Apps

    You should type regedit in the line of Command Prompt and press Enter. After that you should make a backup copy of the registry: right-click Computer, then select Export, then save the file in any directory. After that you can remove the enumerated registry keys.
  4. Scan your computer from infections.

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