Discount Frenzy virus

If you are seeing ads by Discount Frenzy (DiscountFrenzy) you are infected with potential malware (or a PUP) categorized as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware. The Discount Frenzy virus (though not technically a computer virus) primarily infects a Microsoft Windows machine and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension without direct user consent. The Discount Frenzy serves targeted advertisements, which in return may create additional privacy relating issues for computer users.

Discount Frenzy virus

Once Discount Frenzy malware is installed, the adware program will being to collect user information and will display target advertisements, deals, and offers for searched items or currently viewed websites and products on retail websites.

Discount Frenzy adware will use your information, including computing and browsing habits, bookmarks, email address, and more.

Discount Frenzy advertisements are displayed in a variety of forms. Some are pop-under advertisements that appear in a new browser window, some are in-text ads that say “Ads by Discount Frenzy” on them (or something similar), and some are pop-up advertisements that appear in images and say “brought by Discount Frenzy” on them.

How does Discount Frenzy malware get onto a computer?

Discount Frenzy malware bundles with third-party freeware and shareware, as well as torrents and clicked advertisements from websites such as and thepiratebay.

Users are sometimes given the opportunity to accept or decline an offer to install Discount Frenzy software and other items; However, the request to decline the offer is often ignored or presented in a very confusing manner.

The Discount Frenzy hijacker can also be manually and voluntarily installed from a variety of online locations.

  Green Arrow Bullet   How to remove the Discount Frenzy virus

  • OPTION 1: Automatically remove Discount Frenzy virus with Malarwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and/or CCleaner by Piriform
  • OPTION 2: Manually uninstall Discount Frenzy from Windows and remove the Discount Frenzy hijacker from Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer
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1. Automatic Discount Frenzy virus removal

Use the instructions below to automatically remove Discount Frenzy and third-party malware, as well as automatically remove unwanted search engines from your installed internet browsers.

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2. Install the free or paid version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

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3. Once Malwarebytes is installed, run the program. If you are using the free version of Malwarebytes you will be prompted to update the database, make sure to do so.

Malwarebytes Perform Full Scan

4. On the first tab labeled “Scanner” select the Perform full scan option and click the Scan button to perform a full system scan. Malwarebytes will automatically detect malware infecting the computer system.

5. Once the malware scan is complete, Malwarebytes may prompt a notice stating malicious objects were detected. Select the malicious objects and click the Remove Selected button to completely remove the malicious files from your computer.


CCleaner can be used to automatically repair internet browser settings startup up settings, and uninstall Discount Frenzy adware and associated third-party software.

1. Install the free or paid version of CCleaner by Piriform.

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CCleaner Analyze Cleaner

2. Once installed, open the program and navigate to Cleaner > Windows/Applications and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

CCleaner Startup

3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries and click Disable and Delete once anything is found.

4. To automatically uninstall Discount Frenzy and other unwanted programs, navigate to the Uninstall tab and search for Discount Frenzy, etc. in the list of installed programs. Uninstall the unwanted software as selected by clicking the Run Uninstaller button.

2. Manual Discount Frenzy virus removal

Use the instructions below to manually uninstall Discount Frenzy and third-party software using Microsoft Windows removal procedures.

How to uninstall Discount Frenzy

1. Access Windows Start Menu and navigate to the Control Panel.

Uninstall a program

2. Click Uninstall a program or Add and remove a program.

3. In the list of installed programs search for Discount Frenzy and other potentially unwanted software. Once the adware program is located, double click the unwanted program(s) or highlight them in the list and click the Uninstall button. Keep in mind that Discount Frenzy may use a different title name than suggested.

How to remove Discount Frenzy add-ons and extensions

Use the instructions to remove Discount Frenzy add-ons, extensions, plug-ins, and toolbars. Please note, it may be necessary to remove multiple third-party items.

Google Chrome

1. Click on the Customize icon (wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the Discount Frenzy extension and remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Type Ctrl+Shift+A.

2. On the Extensions and Plugin search for the Discount Frenzy add-on and remove it.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

1. Click Tools and select Manage add-ons.

2. On the Toolbars and Extensions tab search for the Discount Frenzy add-on and remove it if located.

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