Welcome back to dimebrain antimalware. Today we’re covering something I recently took care of for multiple of my clients. They had all received this adware from a supposedly safe download site. I’m not going to name names because they’ll probably dmca me and tell me to take it down because I can’t prove they got this adware from their site.
Finding discount adware
This is a malicious adware that is installed in your computer, sometimes without your permission. It keeps bringing you annoying ads every time you visit a webpage. It also gives out your information to other advertisers thus making so many ads pop up on your screen. This is considered malicious because it gathers information from your browser and computer and distributes it to other parties.
Find your control panel. If you are using the older versions of windows, that are windows vista, XP and seven, go to the start button, and click on control panel. If you are using windows eight or eight point one, simply drug your cursor to the right corner of your screen, click on search and type control panel. When the control panel window shows up, click on uninstall a programme. Once you do this, another window with a list of currently installed programs will show up. Then click on finding discount adware. However, this being a malicious adware, it may have a different name from finding discount adware. Therefore, if you cannot see it, click on ‘install on’ this will show you the dates these programmers were installed. This way, you can click on the ones that are unknown and uninstall.
Once you have removed the adware from your windows, remove it from your browser as well. To do this, you will need to use the adware cleaning software. After downloading it, close your browser(s) and all the programs running on your computer. After closing everything, click on the icon. Click on scan, the software will show you all the finding discount adware files that may be installed on your computer then press clean. After this, the software will need to reboot the computer, allow it by clicking ok. By doing this, the adware will be gone from your browser.
Remove “Finding Discount” virus with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free. This programme has the ability to remove all the traces of finding discount adware. It will look for worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, and even spyware. This will ensure that there is no trace of the malicious adware in your computer. Just download the programme, close all the windows and running programmes on your desktop then double click on the programme’s icon. You will see the programme’s wizard window. Follow the instructions, click next until the installation finishes.