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Find Active Coupons is a malicious program which sows pop-ups, deals, advertisements, and coupons to promote irrelevant products and services. It is an intrusive program which disturbs your browsing activities. This is the infection which also shows irrelevant search results. A few of the deals that this program show may be useful for some computer users who like to do online shopping, but worthless for those who don’t shop online. Users who don’t want this program deemed it as part of virus activity.


Find Active Coupons is a program which attaches itself to known browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox without user’s permission. Users who haven’t installed this program intentionally find the advertisements, pop-ups, and coupons irksome. Otherwise also, it feels very irritating if irrelevant window and ads keep on nagging. Usually, users get this infection while installing freeware off of the internet. Freeware is the main source of this adware and they packed Find Active Coupons with themselves so that both get installed in single installation process.

It stealthily gets on the user’s computer without their consent. This program is a source for the other adware and infections to trade on. If you have installed this program mistakenly, it can track and record your online activities and may be responsible for introducing more infection to your computer as well as activities like identity theft. So it is requested to you that remove it from the machine.  Below all the steps are given to get rid of this infection. It is advised to you that perform all the steps in the same order.

Step 1: Use Add/Remove program of Windows

You may be getting pop-up ads and coupons as a result if you have installed this program mistakenly. Uninstall the culprit program first to get rid of these problems. You can uninstall Find Active Coupons using the option add/remove programs of Windows.

  • Click on Windows Start button and choose Control Panel from the list. Alternatively, press down Windows key + R key simultaneously on keyboard and type appwiz.cpl command in the search field and click on the OK option or hit the Enter key on keyboard.
  • Look for the ‘Programs ‘area in the Control Panel window, and there click on the Uninstall a program. In the opened window, you will see a list of software installed on your computer.
  • Search for Find Active Coupons and remove it. If in case you don’t find the same program in the list of programs, search for any suspicious labels which are installed recently.
  • Right click on the relevant program and then click on the option Uninstall to remove it.

Step 2: Scan and Delete Find Active Coupons with defencebyte AV Pro

  • Before downloading the defencebyte AV Pro, make sure that you choose the right version for your Windows computer.
  • After checking the compatibility of program, download and install the defencebyte AV Pro on your device.
  • Save the file at a convenient location on the desktop from where you can find and access it easily.
  • Windows will prompt you about download once it is completed.
  • Start the program by clicking on Run button or browse the location of the folder by double clicking on the file defencebyteAVPro_.exe.
  • To carry on the remaining process, accept the license terms and follow onscreen instructions.
  • Run a scan on your machine to find plug-ins, add-ons, harmful programs, and other malicious entities linked to Find Active Coupons.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions, carry on with the remaining removal process.
  • Reboot your machine for everything to take effect as soon as scan and removal process gets completed.

Alternative Method of Cleaning Up Internet Browser from Find Active Coupons

Clean your internet browser from clutter and unwanted add-on/extension and Toolbar if you are dealing with Find Active Coupons and other stubborn infections. Reset your browser to its default state is another way of getting rid of this infection. Follow the procedure given below to reset various browsers to their default state.

Reset Google Chrome Settings

  • Open Google Chrome browser on your computer.
  • Type the string: chrome://settings/ in the address bar and then, hit the Enter key on keyboard.
  • Scroll down the page until you see the option Show advanced settings… and then click on it
  • Scroll to down to the bottom until you see Reset Settings section. In that section, click on the Reset Settings button.
  • Click on Reset button to proceed, when prompts for confirmation.

Resetting Google Chrome Settings will reset your home page, search engine, new tab page, and other areas affected by Find Active Coupons. This function will not affect your bookmarks, history, and other saved data while removing unwanted extensions from the browser.

Restore Internet Explorer to Default Settings

  • Open Internet Explorer and explore its top menu. In the top Menu, click on Tools, and then Internet Options.
  • Click on Advanced tab on Internet Options window.
  • On the lower part of the window, under Reset Internet Explorer Settings area, click on the Reset button.

This function will not remove data like favourites, bookmark, and history. However, data like add-ons by Find Active Coupons and other unknown/unwanted objects may be deleted.

Reset Mozilla Firefox Settings

Resetting Mozilla Firefox Setting will remove unwanted extension from Firefox related to Find Active Coupons and other adware or infectious programs. This function may fix many browser issues by restoring Firefox to factory settings. Resetting your browser’s settings will not affect your essential information like browsing history, passwords, bookmarks, and Internet cookies on the browser.

  • Open the browser and head to Firefox menu at the top of the browser and click on the Help area (question mark on the bottom of the top menu). It will open a new window, click on Troubleshooting Information in the same window.
  • Clicking on the Troubleshooting Information option will open a new tab. On upper-right corner of the screen, you will notice a section stating Refresh Firefox to its default state. Click on the Refresh Firefox button.
  • When confirmation window comes up, click on Refresh Firefox button to continue.
  • Now the Firefox browser will close and start the refreshing process. Once it is done, it will show a list of restored data. By now, Find Active Coupons should have gone from your browser. Finally, open a fresh version of Firefox by clicking on Finish button.

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