What are SuperManCoupon?
If you are seeing any advertisements by SuperManCoupon, then this means that an adware program has been installed on your computer. Naturally, that program is called SuperManCoupon. The supposed purpose of the program is to present users with various coupons, discounts, and deals that are aimed at helping users save money when they are shopping online. Keeping this program on your PC is not recommended. Not only is it annoying, but it can also potentially expose you to virtual threats. Security specialists advise users that they remove this application from their systems as soon as possible.
How Does SuperManCoupon Work?
After it is installed on your computer, SuperManCoupon ads will be attached as an extension to your browser. This can happen on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Then it will start presenting you with ads whilst you are browsing the web. The advertisements will show items that are related to your browsing as the program can collect data such as search terms, browsing history, IP address, links you have clicked, and any data from cookies. Even though the advertisements may seem as though they are offering you some nice deal, it is not in your best interest to click on them. This is because there is no way of knowing if they are genuine. Actually, there is a great chance that they are fake and lead to scam websites or to web pages that will try to infect your system. This is not something users should overlook as it can put their PC’s security at risk. The best thing to do is to remove SuperManCoupon right away.
Where Did SuperManCoupon Come from?
You are probably wondering where this program came from. It is very likely that you do not recall installing it yourself. This is because adware programs such as this tend to get installed via bundled downloads. In other words, they are attached to installers of free applications. The install wizard of these applications typically gives users the option to decline the installation of SuperManCoupon (or any other bundled program), but for this users must select the Custom/Advanced installation option. Otherwise, all additional programs will be automatically installed. As you can see, it is crucial that you remain vigilant when installing software if you do not want potentially unwanted programs such as SuperManCoupon to be installed, as well.
How to Remove SuperManCoupon?
After you notice that SuperManCoupon is on your computer, it is important to take measures to get rid of it immediately. This is not hard to do as this is SuperManCoupon is not malicious in itself. However, some adware programs are known to spread to multiple problems, so you may continue to receive ads even after uninstalling it. To remove SuperManCoupon, go to Control Panel, then to the Add/Remove Program icon (Windows XP) or Uninstall a Program (Windows Vista, 7, 8.x). A list with all of the applications on the PC should appear. Find SuperManCoupon and uninstall it. Keep in mind though that there may be other potentially unwanted programs on your PC or malicious ones. Consider installing a reliable security program that will protect your PC at all times. It is able to prevent any intruders from infiltrating the system and to remove any that are currently on it.