How to Remove Ads by DiscountMan

Cannot surf the Internet as before for Ads by DiscountMan ads are everywhere on the screen? Do not know when and how this malicious program gets into the system? Can’t even connect to the Internet sometimes? Keep reading this post and take fast and effective guide to get rid of Ads by DiscountMan pop-up ads completely.

Screen shot of Ads by DiscountMan adware:

Ads by DiscountMan
DiscountMan is often classified as a noxious browser extension that can attach to various kinds of web browsers like IE, Google Chrome and Firefox. DiscountMan has been categorized as a computer threat rather than a common browser add-on according to some researches. From the researches, DiscountMan takes responsibility for the degrading of the Internet speed, poor performance of the computer, and the pilfering of sensitive data saved on the target computers. Most victims begin to receive more spam emails, junk text messages, calls from strangers right after they begin to come across with ads pop-ups from DiscountMan adware. Moreover, it costs more time when they want to open a regular website and the time becomes longer when they run a normal software. However, quite amount of the victims have installed reputable antivirus software thus they become even puzzled how this rogue stuff could settle down to their system. In fact, DiscountMan seldom travels on the Internet alone. Commonly, it often spreads on the Internet in a bundle with some popular software like media players, converters, and email attachments. Some corrupted hyper links on unsafe websites may also cause DiscountMan infection. It is not recommended to keep it inside the system because it cooperates with remote hackers and will send information it collects from the infected computer to unknown third parties. In other words, your system may be attacked by more and more viruses and threats.

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Option 2: Remove Ads by DiscountMan Manually

This following removal guide provides detailed steps on how to remove Ads by DiscountMan from your computer. Please follow the steps in the correct order in order to remove Ads by DiscountMan completely.

1. Remove unwanted adware programs from Control Panel
2. Remove registry keys of Ads by DiscountMan adware in the registry
3. Remove malicious files of Ads by DiscountMan adware left in the hard drive
4. Remove Ads by DiscountMan adware from Internet Explorer – How to remove Adware from Internet Explorer
5. Remove Ads by DiscountMan adware from Firefox – How to remove Adware from Mozilla Firefox
6. Remove Ads by DiscountMan adware from Google Chrome – How to remove Adware from Google Chrome

1. Remove unwanted adware programs from Control Panel

1). To uninstall an application or program from Windows Vista or 7, click Start button and then click Control Panel.
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To uninstall an application or program from Windows 8, move your mouse to the top-right corner of the screen. Click Search on Charms bar, type in Control Panel and click on it when it appears in the search results on the left panel.
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2). When Control Panel appears, click View by Category and click Uninstall a program.
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3). Check the whole program list and uninstall those programs or toolbars you don’t know.

2. Remove registry keys of Ads by DiscountMan in the registry

Even you uninstall those adware programs or PUPs from Control Panel, there are still registry keys that are still active to affect your computer system. So you need to delete those keys for a complete fix. It’s important that you back up your registry before making any changes to it.

1). open Registry Editor

To open Registry Editor in Windows Vista or 7:
a. Click Start button and then type in regedit in search programs and files.
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b.Click it and then click Yes to open registry editor.
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To open Registry Editor in Windows 8,
a. Move the mouse to the top-right corner of the screen, click Search and type in Run. After that, click Run in the search result.
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b.Type in regedit and click OK to open registry editor.
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2). Click File and click Export to back up your registry
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3).Give a name of the backup file, find a location and click Save to save it
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4). After the backup, find and delete those malicious items of Ads by DiscountMan in the Registry Editor

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareRandom
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunRandom
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMainRandom

3. Remove malicious files of Ads by DiscountMan left in the hard drive

Before you delete its files, it’s necessary to show all hidden files in the system in order to delete all malicious files.

1). show all hidden files

To show all hidden files in Windows Vista or 7,
a. Double click Computer on the desktop, click Organize and then click Folder and search options
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b.When Folder Options window pops up, click View tab. Select Show hidden files, folders and drivers options and click OK to save the changes.
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To show all hidden files in Windows 8, double click Computer on the desktop, click View tab and tick Hidden items to show all hidden files and folders.
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b. Find and delete those malicious files and folders of Ads by DiscountMan.

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C:UsersUser NameAppDataRoamingrandom
C:Users User NameAppDataLocal
C:Users User NameAppDataLocalLow

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