How to remove CouponDropDown (Virus Removal Guide)

Sean Davis

Sean is an engineer from Los Angeles, California. His primary focuses include internet security and web spam. Google+

121 Responses

  1. Anonymous says:

    had to disable Shockwave Flash Object – Adobe Systems INC. Annoyance GONE!!!!

  2. Anonymous says:

    I deleted yealt.dll from C:\Windows\SYSTEM32 – closed IE first.

  3. Anonymous says:

    I tried various things but the only one that worked was removing Web assistant, which was installed with Incredibar, neither of which I accepted.

  4. Wolfie says:

    Thank you for the information.

    I removed the web assistant from extensions as well and that did the trick.

  5. Delaini says:

    thanks absolutely so much. was the most annoying thing..

  6. Anonymous says:

    OMG THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU…Mine was IB Updater, Yontoo, Updater by sweetpacks at the same damn time so you can imagine what i was going through but after unstalling them coupondropdown was gone.. You are the best i am forever greatful :0

  7. Jenny says:

    deleted “IB Updater” from extensions on google chrome and didn’t have any more problems

  8. Mike says:

    Thank you! My extension was “Updater by Sweetpacks ” I deleted it off firefox by going to Tools and off my PC using the Add/Remove program.

  9. sheraz says:

    Thank you very much for this great help.

  10. Anonymous says:

    Mine was (IB Updater) get rid

  11. Anonymous says:

    I got rid of web assistant from the extensions and then I reopened google chrome. coupondropdown was gone 🙂 Thank you so much for your help.

  12. Anonymous says:

    Thanks. It seems that an ‘Updater’ extension was doing it to me.

  13. Anonymous says:

    i hate this

  14. Bharat says:

    Thanks very Much

  15. George Woods says:

    Thanks you so much, I didnt have a clue what was going on and since I have an old laptop, the flash ads meant streaming videos was a nightmare. Once again thanks a lot bro!!

  16. Destiny says:

    Well, I suppose I’ll go disable Freecorder if that’s the problem. That’s a shame. I love Freecorder..

  17. Glenn says:

    Thanks, Cleared freecorder add ons and cookies. No more coupon drop down or unwanted search engine.

    Still got freecorder, could they return if I continue to use it?
    Great article.

  18. AparnaL says:

    1clickdownloader was doing it! Uninstalled it! Thank you very much!

  19. ace576 says:

    Note that coupondropdown now also poses as legitimate sounding add-ons. Try enabling and disabling one by one to see which is the cause.
    Coupondropdown was posing as ‘google update’ on my browser.

  20. Jeff says:

    Thank you! “Freecorder” was the culprit. Just had to remove the program. Cheers!

  21. yusran.y says:

    Thanks for the advice dude. It turned out to be Putlocker Downloader add-on. Pretty irritating.

  22. mtwellington says:

    Thanks for your help. It was FreeHDSport that was the culprit. Dont even know how it got there?

  23. Anonymous says:

    Thanks for your help!!!

    • Grclee says:

      O My, I tried to remove Ads CouponDropDown for a long time and followed another instruction using free malware programs. But still had the problem until removing Thanks you so much. I don’t see young Asian girls asking for icky things any more!!

  24. Courtnee' says:

    Clearing my cache worked 🙂

    Thanks so much for this article!

  25. muddassir says:

    OMFG Thank you Soo much! I had like all these disgusting ads on my youtube browser :/ with like 50 year old women asking for dates chilling on my desktop with bikinis and shit my parents got so mad, they thought I was doing some very innapropriate… but thank you so much just had to disable putlocker from google chrome!


  26. Stan says:

    just felt I’d add from my experience, I had this coupondropdown but it was under “yontoo” which had a bunch of internet crap I didnt want

  27. Milkad says:

    Thank you!!!! O.M.G. THANK YOU!!!!

  28. E. says:

    Putlocker did it, which I discovered by accident when doing a routine clearout. 24 hours later it was back. Turned out to be TornTV the second time, as mentioned in other comments. I never downloaded or installed either of them.

  29. AnneCbxl says:

    Thank you!

  30. Michael L'Athorn says:

    TornTV can also be responsible for this. Removing TornTV from Chrome got rid of the CouponDropDown pest as well.

  31. S.G. says:

    Thank You! It was something called “TornTV” for me. Great how to site. Thanks again.

  32. OdaO (@OdaO) says:

    Hallelujah! I just got rid of the horrid Coupon drop down, by removing my recently installed/updated(don’t recall which) FLASH PLAYER!!

    I really could not believe Flash Player could be the sinner, but being my only recent installment, I had to take the chance, and removed it!

    Instantly, all my troubles with Coupon drop down(with all these ads from women offering their services.. ugh!) were gone!!

    • OdaO (@OdaO) says:

      PS. It also affected all the links in whatever page I visited, the same phone-ad popped up every time, and unabled the link, really.

      I will still need a plug-in like Flash player, but which other are there? Will the malware follow again if I uplode Flash, or was I unlucky the first time? I do not remember if my newly uploded Windows protection program were uploded before or after Flash, but no malware was detected on my computer, even right before I chose to remove Flash. I wonder why?

      I guess I must dare to try uploding Flash again.. but not just yet!

      • OdaO (@OdaO) says:

        Ten more days of coupon drop dead hell.. and finally I found the last culprit of the PutLocker Downloader, in the Firefox Add-ons, when I clicked on ‘Tools’ (basic yes, but I was too exhausted to see beyond removing programs)
        Thank you so much!!!<3 Your recipe over here did it!

    • mr. flintstone says:

      Thanks! I did also update my Flash player and this is how it got in. I lived with the friggin adware for over a month.

  33. Anonymous says:

    Thank you – it was 1clickdownloader and Yontoo

  34. Anonymous says: for me – thks.

  35. Anonymous says:

    Thank You! Finally I dont have to get adds asking me (50 year old woman) if i want a young asian or russian girlfriend on FB!

  36. Raz says:

    Thank you! Only had it for a day or so, but was irritating.

  37. chamgu says:

    Thanks Mate! Worked perfect. Unethical bstrds infiltrated my computer for few cents

  38. Mo'ayad says:

    Thanks a lot. It was FB Photo Zoom

  39. Anonymous says:

    thanks a lot

  40. Fuzzy Simpson says:

    I have been trying to get rid of Coupon Dropdown for months! Thank you, 1 click downloader was the culprit for me! Thank you, Thank you Thank you!

  41. Jonny says:

    Thank you, it was bloody FB Zoom I’d disabled it a while back to see if it was the problem and it didn’t help now that I deleted it its gone thanks 😀

  42. john doe says:

    thanks mate, I have no idea what caused it,,,but it’s gone! Many thanks!

  43. Anonymous says:

    YEP!!! FB Photo Zoom was my culprit as well! Damn U Facebook!!!

  44. Susana says:

    I was trying to fix this for a while! Had no idea to think about that FBPhotoZoom thing but thats what it was on my laptop! Finally got rid of that annoying malware! Thank you so much!

  45. Vascoo Breitenfeld says:

    Mine was FBPhotozoom

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