DealGrabbers

DealGrabbers (also searched for as DealGrabbers virus, Deal Grabbers) is a potentially unwanted program that you don’t want to find on your computer. It is known to download and install in the background while you work without your knowledge. Once DealGrabbers has finished downloading it will attach intrusive browser add-ons and extensions to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari which are generally used to access and change your browsing data, manage and remove ad-blocking extensions, and display advertisements it feels you are most likely to click based off your current and past browsing activities, bookmarks, and browser history.

DealGrabbers

DealGrabbers adware displays a variety of advertisements styles that usually say “Ads by DealGrabbers” or “brought by DealGrabbers” on them. Advertisements it displays may appear as generic banners and pop-up ads. They can appear when you hover over underlined text on a webpage.

What is DealGrabbers?

DealGrabbers is advertised as free web shopping companion that can help you find online coupons and deals. Reputable Antivirus and Anti-Malware programs will detect and remove DealGrabbers because it is essentially an intrusive piece of adware despite claims made by sources that promote this program.

Potential DealGrabbers malware generates pop-up ads across Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari. Ads by DealGrabbers  are defined as ‘targeted’ ads because they use your personal browsing information (including all your data on the websites you visit) to produce advertisements it feels you are most likely to click on. The adware basically ‘targets’ you based off your current and past browsing habits.

DealGrabbers adware is not technically defined as a computer virus but this adware is still a threat to your privacy and can be the sign of a severe malware infection. The internet security community strongly recommends that you remove DealGrabbers if you find it installed on your machine or attached to your internet browser as a browser add-on or extension and use reputable Antivirus or Anti-Malware software to eradicate any existing malicious files.

How did DealGrabbers get on my computer?

DealGrabbers and programs like it are usually contracted without knowledge. DealGrabbers is often bundled inside third-party software downloaders and bundlers. It may arrive on a computer system once other programs have been introduced to the machine. Software that DealGrabbers adware may bundle with includes freeware, shareware, and dubious torrent files.

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  • DealGrabbers bundles with other potentially unwanted programs and malware.
  • DealGrabbers is usually bundled inside third-party freeware installers, download managers, and dubious torrent files.
  • DealGrabbers injects visited webpages with pop-up and in-text advertisements.
  • DealGrabbers makes unwanted changes to existing Windows settings and schedules new tasks which allow it to run every time Windows starts and check to see if the program has been disabled. If the program is disabled it will enable itself.

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How to remove DealGrabbers virus

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Option 1: Automatically remove DealGrabbers virus with Malwarebytes

1. We recommend that you write down the toll free number below in case you run into any issues while removing this infection. Our techs will kindly assist you with any problems you may face.

1-888-986-8411

2. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

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3. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

4. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

Malwarebytes scan for DealGrabbers

5. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

6. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

[note align=”left”]If you are still having issues removing DealGrabbers we suggest that use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3 to locate and remove any computer infection that may be present. You may also proceed to option 2 below and view our additional tips to remove DealGrabbers.[/note]

Option 2: Manually remove DealGrabbers

How to uninstall DealGrabbers

1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.

2. Click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove program) in the Programs section.

3. Search for DealGrabbers in the list of installed programs and select it with your mouse, then click Uninstall. You can also double click DealGrabbers to uninstall it.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find DealGrabbers in your list of installed program you may need to uninstall additional programs that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove DealGrabbers below.[/note]

How to remove DealGrabbers add-ons and extensions

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the DealGrabbers extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the DealGrabbers add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the DealGrabbers extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find DealGrabbers in your list of add-ons and extensions you may need to remove additional attachments that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove DealGrabbers below.[/note]

DealGrabbers virus removal tips
  • If you do not find DealGrabbers in your list of installed programs you may need to uninstall additional programs. Additional programs may include suspicious titles that may have been contracted around the same time or after the initial infection.
  • If you are still having issues removing DealGrabbers you should use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3. HitmanPro 3 is the best second opinion scan and removal tool. It can be used to locate and remove remaining threats.
  • If you need help our tech support team is standing by 24 hours a day. You can reach tech support at: 1-888-986-8411

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