How to remove DiscountLocator. Discount Locator removal tool

 

Easy instruction how to remove DiscountLocator from PC and browser! The entry includes information how to delete it manually, what is DiscountLocator and how it infected computer. If you can't uninstall this tiresome virus, you are welcome!

 

What is DiscountLocator

DiscountLocator

 

 

DiscountLocator is usually added, when the user try to download a free software (mostly, if it's in accordance with PDF creators, download-managers or video recording/streaming), which have virus packaged into theirs installation boxing. Some of the problemware that are known to bundle DiscountLocator hold other adwares. In order not to install the problemware,, endeavor to pick the custom-type installation and turn off anyone tick, which are not similar the basic program you are downloading and look suspiciously.

DiscountLocator is browser hijacker, that is aimed at demonstarting coupons, sponsored links and advertisements across a pop-up box on video services, search engines like Google, online stores, social networks like Facebook, and other sites. DiscountLocator pop-up boxes will be shown as cases containing different advertisement, that are obtainable in box of emergence induring the attendance of common website and advertisement accorded to the keywords, if you try to use any search engine. Either, DiscountLocator produces relevant ads, when you are browsing online magazines. According, the idea of the tool, DiscountLocator will help you save money while shopping on the Internet. This program works on different browsers: Chrome and IE. Malware researchers recommend you to get rid of DiscountLocator from your browsers and computer, because it collect personal information to divide it with third side.

DiscountLocator Removal Tool

Strictly speaking, DiscountLocator is not a trojan, but, though, it has rootkit ability to place itself registry keys and folders into the operating system. Likewise, using browser hijacking this virus trace your search questions, while you are surfing e-bay, amazon and other internet pages. It distinguishes the site kind and tries to find out what special offers or coupons are accessible to display at the moment. In addition, DiscountLocator both additionally employs the whole selection of spying technologies: cookies, web beacons, etc, in order to ascertain your browsing habits and insure you advertisements, which are the most opportune to user's interests. Basically, DiscountLocator collects the info about user's actions on the sites user attend, search terms, user's clicks. However, some specialists are now claim about the opportunity of collecting individually data, which is used for demonstarting targeted marketing material and advertisements. DiscountLocator makers claim that control is being usedbarely in purpose of service refinement and quality perfectioning.

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How to remove DiscountLocator

Deleting from Windows 7

1. Uninstall DiscountLocator from Control Panel (Control Panel - Uninstall a program - Uninstall DiscountLocator)

2. Remove folders

  • C:\Program Files\DiscountLocator

3. Delete registry keys

  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DiscountLocator

Removing from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Uninstall DiscountLocator from Control Panel (Control Panel - Uninstall a program - Uninstall DiscountLocator)

7. Remove folders and registry keys like on Windows7.

How to remove DiscountLocator from browser

How to remove DiscountLocator from Mozilla Firefox

Delete add-on: Tools - Add-ons - Remove DiscountLocator

Homepage: Tools - Options - General - Put “about:blank” into homepage field

To change new tab:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

How to delete DiscountLocator from Internet Explorer

Disable add-on: Tools - Manage add-ons - Remove DiscountLocator

Change homepage: Tools - Internet Options - General - Home page - Put “about:blank”

To change new tab: Tools - Internet Options - General -Tabs

How to uninstall DiscountLocator from Google Chrome

Remove add-on: Customize and Control Google Chrome - Tools - Extensions - Remove DiscountLocator

Change homepage: Customize and Control Google Chrome - Settings - On startup-Set pages- Put “about:blank”

 

 

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