What is MyCouponize?

MyCouponize is a malware, that IT security experts categorize as an adware. This virus is capable of dealing some real problems to your browsing and internet-surfing experience. The only and one purpose of such applications is to earn a profit on the advertisement that is sponsored by third-party companies. MyCouponize will forcibly redirect you to shady webpages, change your computer’s and browser settings so that it’ll spam your PC. If you see box with advertisement on the top of webpages, pop-up ads, in-text ads then there is no doubt left – your system is infected with the adware. This article will explain you how to remove MyCouponize from your computer and web browser.

MyCouponize

Most of the advertisement leads you to suspicious domains and far from safe websites where you can get infected with some other adware or malware. More than that, MyCouponize is tracking your personal data like IP address, browser activity history, searching results and other information concerning your activity in web browser. This data could be shared with third-party companies and misused to generate revenue. MyCouponize will generate pop-up ads, slow down your computer’s performance and track down your personal data. These reasons are leading us to a very simple conclusion – you should remove MyCouponize.

How MyCouponize infects your PC?

There are three most common ways of getting MyCouponize on your Mac computer:

  1. Bundling method: this method is the most common in malware distribution. Cyber criminals put in the malware to some free software applications. The user downloads this program and install it, but the malicious program also getting into your computer.
  2. Be careful, malware applications can be attached to spam emails.
  3. Try to avoid visiting suspicious websites, they can infect your Mac PC with MyCouponize.

How to remove MyCouponize from your computer?

There are a lot of options of any kind on Mac computer to remove applications. Still, not all the applications can be completely deleted using these default options. Malware are too stubborn to be removed. In many cases you are not able to uninstall malware using standard Mac options. In order to remove MyCouponize you need a proper and reliable removal tool. Most of PC security experts states that CleanMyMac removal tool is a solid choice. This application is able to detect and remove MyCouponize from your computer and clean up your browser.

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How to remove MyCouponize manually

Step 1: Remove MyCouponize from Applications

In order to get rid of MyCouponize, first thing you need to do is to uninstall malicious program from your Mac computer. When removing MyCouponize, try to find suspicious recently installed programs and delete them too, as it’s pretty common that any malware comes with some other unwanted programs.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder.
  2. Select Applications in the Finder menu.
  3. Search for MyCouponize or MyCouponize Uninstaller, then choose it and follow instructions.
  4. Drag malicious application from the Applications folder to the Trash.

Step 2: Remove MyCouponize from browsers

Once you’ve uninstalled the application, remove MyCouponize from your web browser. You need to search for recently-installed suspicious add-ons and extensions.

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Choose Safari menu.
  3. Select Extensions.
  4. Search for suspicious and unknown extensions that may be related to MyCouponize.
  5. Choose Uninstall button to remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Choose Tools.
  4. Select Extensions.
  5. Search for MyCouponize.
  6. Select the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Select MyCouponize.
  4. Choose Disable or Remove option.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Choose Manage Add-ons option.
  4. Click Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Next select Disable MyCouponize.
  6. Choose More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

To be sure that there is nothing left behind, we recommend you to reset your browser. It will restore your browser settings to default.

Reset browser setting in Safari:

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Safari menu.
  3. Choose Reset Safari….
  4. Click Reset button.

Reset browser settings in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Reset browser settings in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Reset browser settings in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Got to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

There are all the manual instructions that will help you to find MyCouponize on your Mac computer and remove it. The most effective method to get rid of MyCouponize is to perform the manual removal instructions and then use CleanMyMac automatic tool. The manual method will weaken the malicious program and the program will remove it. Thank you for your attention.

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How to remove MyCouponize (Mac OS)

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