ReadyCoupon is classified as an ad-supported browser add-on and a potentially unwanted program (PUP) as it enters your system uninvited and starts displaying multiple pop-up ads that may redirect you to corrupted web pages.
What Does ReadyCoupon Do?
ReadyCoupon, also known as Ads by ReadyCoupon promises discounts on various items when in fact it does not help you save on your online purchases.
Once inside your system, it will start displaying annoying pop-up ads such as Keyword hyperlink ads, video ads, banner ads, etc. Regardless of what you do online, they will keep showing up and you will not be able to close them. In fact, clicking them will redirect you to unwanted websites that could be infected by malware awaiting to sneak into your system as well. That is why clicking these ads is not recommended.
ReadyCoupon also works as spyware. It may monitor your browsing behavior and collect data related to your search queries and preferred websites as well as some personal information. It may then share it will third parties.
If ReadyCoupon remains in your system long enough, it will slow down your computer performance and Internet speed. It may alter your browser home page and will disturb your activities.
How Does ReadyCoupon Enter Your PC?
ReadyCoupon enters your system via the WebPick download and install manager. It may also infiltrate your system while you are downloading freeware from the Web. In order to protect your system from random malicious programs while downloading freeware, make sure you carefully watch the installation process and uncheck the “bundling” option. This way, you will make sure you only install the program you want.
How to Remove ReadyCoupon
ReadyCoupon is not hard to remove but you must make sure to use the right anti-malware tool. It will perform a full system scan for you, will detect the threat, and will clean your system safely.