It seems that those pop-up coupons labeled “Sliding Coupons” are sent by shopping website itself to help customer get a better price and save money. However, the more patience will lead you to find the true that those coupon are injected on website by the unwanted program Sliding Coupons.
Coupons and deals popping up suddenly on webpages you visit are delivered by Sliding Coupons program. So what is it? Is it safe to remain in computer? How to get rid of its ads, deals and coupons? All of these issues have perplexed people since the moment they discover “Sliding Coupons” advertisements and coupons on page. Definitely, they require an urgent solution.
What is Sliding Coupons
Sliding Coupons actually is an browser add-on hiding in browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome, etc and is responsible for generating related coupons, deals and other kind of ads and then injects them to your shopping websites
Technically, Sliding Coupons is identified as adware and potentially unwanted program (PUP) that supports ads and sets the goal to get traffic and revenue.
Should I Remove Sliding Coupons
Advertisements brought by Sliding Coupons appearing on shopping websites mainly takes the format of coupons and deals. Coupons offer discount on different products while deals show you much better price of what you look for online. Can’t you resist the temptation of such lower price? But you’d better not click these ads as you never know what kind of websites you will be redirected to. All is possible: malicious websites containing virus infections, fake purchases defrauding your money, and no better than legitimate sales websites.
And you need to know the truth that Sliding Coupons extension will access all of your websites, tabs and online activity to collect your browsing habit and related data, which is identical with other browser plugin including Jump Flip, Mobogenie and Safe Saver, ect. The motivation of such adware is to perform more attractive coupons deals based on your preference so as to boost its traffic. But, Sliding Coupons adware dose the operation and never asks your permission.
What is the most exasperating is that Sliding Coupons installs on your PC never get your permission. It exploits the deceptive means “bundling” sneaking into computer along with those free downloads from the internet.
As a result, you are force to accept your browser is bombard with the constant stream of Sliding Coupons ads and indulge it with spying your privacy.
For such a potentially unwanted program, we suggest you to remove it from your computer. For any question, please leave it or them below.
How to Remove Sliding Coupons Adware?
Four steps for removal of Sliding Coupons adware
- Step 1 Uninstall Sliding Coupons and all suspicious PUPs from computer
- Step 2 Eliminate browser extension related to Sliding Coupons from all of browsers
- Step 3 Clean up residual junk files and invalid registry entries from computer
- Step 4 Web guard for pop-up ads and malicious websites blocking
Step 1 Uninstall Sliding Coupons and all suspicious PUP from computer
Uninstall Sliding Coupons program and any potentially unwanted programs(manually)
Option: automatically uninstall with uninstalling tool
♥Note: To ensure your PC is totally free from potentially unwanted programs, you are requeried to find out and remove Sliding Coupons and any other PUPs installing along with it.
For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for Sliding Coupons and any dubious program, select them and click Uninstall/Change.
For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for Sliding Coupons and any dubious program, select them and click Uninstall/Change.
Uninstall with uninstalling tool
Install and start Could System Booster
Then click on “ToolBox” right under the homepage→download and run Anvi Uninstaller→select and remove any suspicious programs(skip the first step “Creat System Restore Point“).
You can directly clean up leftovers caused by these dubious PUP after uninstall them if you use the Pro Version.
♥BTW– Remove malicious files and compounds hiding in system
There are always some malicious files and compounds of potentially unwanted programs hiding in system which are difficult to find out and distinguish. If you worry that you don’t remove all related to Sliding Coupons and are afraid that will ends up being a safety hazard, pleas use the antivirus software to have a full scan and removal.
Please install Anvi Smart Defender firstly. And then run it for a quick or full scan.
Step 2 Eliminate Sliding Coupons related browser extension from all of browsers
Although you’ve removed all PUPs and hiding malicious files, Sliding Coupons related extension will still stick on your browsers. You must remove it to stop ads from Media Play IRA+.
Slim Toolbar (a pro tool contained in PC optimizing software Cloud System Booster that we recommend for you to clean up junk files and optimize computer in step 3) specializes in detecting and removing malicious and negative toolbar, add-on, extension, plugin and browser help object in major browsers.
Removal process demonstration:
1. Purchase the Cloud System Booster and install it according its navigation.
Run it→click the arrow at the lower right corner→click Slim Toolbar
Remove the related add-on from your browser like what the similar picture shows below.
It is also available for you to use another independent and free version of Slim ToolBar to remove the Sliding Coupons related extension/plug-in automatically.
The trial version is free for 15 days:
For long-time usage, please click here purchase the browser extension management software:
Start it and click Manager. Then select the Sliding Coupons related extension on all browsers and remove.
–Or you can choose to manually remove the Sliding Coupons related extension/plug-in from your browser
Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Right click on the Sliding Coupons related
extension and then click on Disable.
Switch to the Extensions Tab. Click Remove to get rid of the Sliding Coupons related extension.
Locate Sliding Coupons related extensionand then remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.
Step 3 Remove residual junk files and invalid registry entries from your PC
The residual junk files, error and invalid registry entries of the risk including adware, PUP and extension and other viruses, which are not malicious but slow down your PC speed must be clean up. Because the excess leftovers will crash down your running program easily and do harmful to your PC. Here the system maintenance and optimization tool Cloud System Booster is recommended.
Download Cloud System Booster:
2. After you install the program, please open it, click on Quick Clear button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.
3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clear button there to remove these junk files, invalid registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.
Note: Because some users had their computers been infected with Sliding Coupons adware via malicious websites. In order to reduce the chance that the adware gets onto PC again when you visit malicious sites in your browsing history by accident, please follow us to clean up you browser cookies.
Back to Could System Booster Homepage→click Disk Cleaner→scroll over and opt for Internet Explorer Cookies, Firefox Cookies and Google Chrome Cookies→Click Start Clean to remove them.
Except this system cleaning, please clean up junk files and other system junk regularly to keep your PC in a healthy state.
Step 4 Web guard for pop-up ads and malicious websites blocking
To avoid the harassment of various pop-ups, ads, malicious and/or hijacked websites as well as phishing websites, you have to install a legitimate software for 24-hours protection. Here we recommended you a free blocker Anvi AD Blocker to keep you surf safe online.
Because this free version is only valid for 15 days, if you want to get a long-time online protection, you have to purchase its pro version:
After install the software according to instructrons, please start it and click “ON” button to keep it running. Then close it to allow it works in the background to give you a real-time protection.
Besides, if you decide to block a website forever and allow Anvi AD Blocker to block it automatically for you without a notification, please do this according what the picture shows to achieve it.
Recommend for a slow PC→
If you want deep optimization, it is a good idea to defrag your hard disk using Anvi Ultimate Defrag:
This is a trial version of Anvi Ultimate Defrag download: www.dotfab.com/download_aud.html
How to Prevent from Being Infected with the Similar Risk Again in the Future
To safely surf the internet in the further, we need to adopt necessary measures to get free from virus infections. Here we offer you some effective prevention tips and these tips are applied to all of browser hijacker, redirect virus, adware, toolbar and PUPs.
1. Be attentive to visit websites, especially those unknown and with strange looking.
To avoid the harassment of various pop-ups, ads, malicious and/or hijacked websites as well as phishing websites, you have to install a legitimate software for 24-hours protection. Here we recommended you a free blocker Anvi AD Blocker
2. Always keep an eye on what you click and download, including music, movies, files, browser plug-ins or add-ons. When you do install software, make sure you’re getting the software from a trusted source.
3. Even if you have to install a necessary software, please always select Custom Installation instead of Recommended Installation and refuse any plugin by opting for Decline or Skip or other means during the process of installing such free software.
4. Keep your antivirus software and other security protect applications up to data and start their web guard feature.
If you use Anvi Smart Defender antivirus software_
Anvi Smart Defender is a antivirus software specializing in detecting and removing various virus, malware, trojan and PUP, etc. At the same time, its real-time web guard is powerful.
Just click Guard button after you run it (download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/asd/), and then click “off” button to start its 24 hours web guard.
Because its feature “Guard” is pro, so you have to purchase it: http://www.anvisoft.com/product/asdupgrade.php.
5. Delete internet browsing history including the history of the websites you have visited and the history of the downloads you’ve performed to prevent you from getting malicious infections again.