TremendousCoupon Ads Overview
WARNING FOR ALL READERS! TremendousCoupon Ads is an advertisement based virus, which means it will try and trick you into installing more of its kind. Whenever you see messages regarding missing plugins, updates on different kinds of software and recommendations to download any type of program, there is a 99% chance it is a fake. Refrain from clicking on any of the messages. If you fail to do so, immediately open the task manager and end the process associated with whatever started installing itself on your PC.
- Of all virus categories, the one TremendousCoupon Ads belongs to is most associated with a slowdown of your PC and an increase of the loading time for each page. You will immediately feel these effects and they will persist until you remove the malware. The reason for the severe delay is due to the advertisements being processed by your CPU; this means the advertisements are not part of the pages and your PC has to create them and not just load them.
- Clicking on the advertisements will result in being redirected to shady websites that harbor viruses. Avoid clicking on any of the pop-ups or you get yourself even more headaches.
TremendousCoupon Ads and its type are notorious for not only displaying advertisements, but also tracking your browsing activities and collecting cookies and passwords before they are sent to whoever created this thing. This is practically the biggest danger adware pose, especially if you frequently use online payment methods, as these can be recorded as well.
How To Avoid TremendousCoupon Ads (And Other Malware)
To protect yourself from malware of this type, you just need to remember one thing: these things can not or rather, will not get in without asking for permission. This is because they are usually bundled with free software, but here’s where things go in your favor: the same people who created the virus are not the same people who created the free program. The latter are paid to distribute the adware with their bundles. It’s how they make their money, basically. But they are afraid of legal attacks when an angry users asks why he as infected with TremendousCoupon Ads (or whatever). So they make everything legal by telling you beforehand you will receive advertisements. And they rely on most users clicking Next and Accept all the time. Just like this:
So what you need to do is open your eyes whenever you are installing anything. If you see any mentions of advertisements, cancel whatever it is you’re installing and search for alternatives. The headaches are absolutely not worth it. A virus can alternatively hide itself not in the text as seen in the picture, but with a dropdown menu. Always choose Custom Install to view the components that will be installed; Express will install everything, including an adware if there is one.
How to Remove TremendousCoupon Ads
(Works for Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1)
This, right here, is the Control Panel.
Search around for TremendousCoupon Ads and anything else suspicious-looking. Be careful, but not too much – malware sometimes choose different names to confuse you, so take note of anything recently added that seems like a virus to you. Highlight and Uninstall these.
TremendousCoupon Ads has infected ALL of your browsers. Apply the steps separately for each of them.
For Internet Explorer Users:
Open IE, then click —–> Manage Add-ons.
Find TremendousCoupon Ads . Disable it.
If your Home Page is different from the usual, click —–> Internet Options>edit the URL box, type whatever you want, then click Apply.
For Mozilla Firefox Users:
Open Firefox, click on (top right) ——-> Add-ons.
Hit Extensions next.
The virus should be somewhere around here – Remove it.
For Google Chrome Users:
Start Chrome, click —–>More Tools —–> Extensions.
In Extensions, click TremendousCoupon Ads and select .
The click for the second time, and proceed to Settings —> Search (the fourth tab), select Manage Search Engines. In there, you should remove anything but the search engines you normally use(probably Google).
For Safari Users:
Open Safari, and click Safari —–>Preferences —–> Extensions
Find TremendousCoupon Ads then Uninstall.
STEP 3 (Optional)
This step to remove the virus is completely optional. You need to do this only in the case when the steps up until now were not enough to make your troubles go away. If they WERE enough:
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You may also want to check out Step 4 – we’ve prepared a short guide for optimizing PCs after a malware has been removed
If you were not successful, then continue reading.
STEP 4 (Optional)
If you’ve reached this step, then well done for removing TremendousCoupon Ads . We’ve prepared a short and sweet optimization guide, specifically designed for users who just removed a virus. It is completely free, you do not need to download anything, and it’s not very time consuming. If you are interested you can check it out here.