How to Get Rid of OfferCrowd Coupons and Deals? (Adware Removal)
If you often see a lot of OfferCrowd coupons and deals pop up on the screen or the browser you are running, then your PC may be infected by certain adware or potentially unwanted program. If you have no idea how to get rid of those unwanted ads, read this post and follow the steps below and you can solve the problem effectively.
What is OfferCrowd adware?
OfferCrowd is a free application, also an ad-supported browser add-on, that could be installed on your browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. It is a free tool that shows you relevant deals and offers that you fill out forms online. The tool claims that it’s fast and you can save money with it. However, it often slips into the PC and makes modifications on browser settings silently. It then delivers various pop-up ads to you when you visit shopping sites or even other common sites. It is quite annoying to see such pop-up ads.
Screenshot of download page of the adware:
Once infected, your browser pages may be full of various kinds of advertisements which may include but not limited to search links, text links, video ads, product comparisons and reviews, coupons, graphics or banners, or other interactive content. It is very annoying to see so many ads when surfing the Internet. The constant pop-up ads will interrupt your working and affect the browsing experience.
Moreover, it has the capability to monitor your browsing activities and collect your data, such as the products your search for, the websites you visit, or even the information you save in browser. It is dangerous because your personal data may be violated if the application sends it to third parties for illegal purposes.
Note: To get rid of the unwanted pop-up ads and protect your personal information, you’d better remove OfferCrowd from the computer completely. We recommend you to use SpyHunter to quickly have a scan of the system and remove the unwanted programs thoroughly.
How does OfferCrowd arrive on your computer?
You may find the ads brought by this adware suddenly when you visit the common shopping websites as usual without knowing how they come. In fact, many adware programs similar to OfferCrowd usually come bundled with free downloads and from Internet.
If you don’t put attention to the installation setup of a new third-party program from the Web, it is very easy for such unwanted adware programs to install themselves on the computer. Many free applications are bundled with adware or PUPs by the Advertisers, so you’d better not just select the recommended installation or click the Next, I Agree or Accept button when installing software.
How to remove OfferCrowd pop-up ads from your computer?
Method 1 Uninstall OfferCrowd from Control Panel and remove suspicious browser extensions
Method1 Uninstall OfferCrowd from Control Panel and remove suspicious browser extensions
Step1: Remove the adware from your Control Panel
Click on Start button, go to Control Panel and then click on Uninstall a Program under Programs/Programs and Features. Then search for the adware and any unknown third-party programs and click on Uninstall button to remove them.
Move your cursor to the right side corner and then select Search and type control panel to go to Control Panel. Then click on Uninstall a Program and the Programs and Features window will appear. Search for the related unwanted programs and click Uninstall button.
Step2: Remove the unwanted browser extensions from your browsers.
Click Tools/gear icon (depends on your IE version) at the upper-right corner of IE browser -> Manage add-ons -> Toolbars and Extensions tab – >Right click on the adware related extension and then click on Disable or remove.
Open Firefox and click Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions Tab -> search for the unwanted or unknown extensions and click Remove.
In Chrome browser, click the wrench or 3 bar icon -> Tools -> Extensions -> find the unfamiliar extension and click the trashcan icon next to it to remove the extension.
Method 2 Remove the unwanted programs by using SpyHunter
If you can’t remove the adware or other malware from your computer, we recommend you to use SpyHunter – a professional malware removal tool. It can help detect all the threats on your computer and remove them completely within minutes. Its powerful malware detection and removal functions and user-friendly interface make it popular among many computer users.
Follow the steps below and you can get rid of the annoying pop-up ads by the adware quickly:
After you install it, click Scan Computer Now! to perform a scan of your system.
Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Fix Threats button to remove the threats on your PC.
Note: If your computer is infected with the adware via malicious websites, you may get it again when you surf the Internet. In order to reduce the chance that such unwanted applications get onto PC again in case you visit malicious sites by accident, we recommend you to use SpyHunter protect your PC.
OfferCrowd not only delivers annoying pop-up ads to your computer, but also may violate your personal information. It should be deleted as soon as possible. The application often sneaks into the PC without your knowledge. To prevent infected by such unwanted programs, you can follow the tips below to reduce the chances of being infected again.
Since the adware and PUPs which cause a lot of unwanted pop-ups are often come bundled with free downloads, you should pay more attention on your online activity and be careful when you install something from the Internet. Don’t visit those malicious websites and always download the programs or files from their official sites. When installing a new program, remember to choose the Advanced or Custom installation so as to unselect anything that is not familiar to you.
Therefore, when you find a lot of ads by OfferCrowd on the web pages, please ran the anti-malware program to scan your PC and remove the adware immediately. If the installed security tool doesn’t work, we recommend you to use SpyHunter to have a full scan of the system and remove all the threats on your computer thoroughly.