What is Coupon Champion?
Coupon Champion is a potentially unwanted application that will spam you with pop-ups whenever you access online shopping websites. It is not a malicious computer threat, but users are advised against keeping Coupon Champion on their systems, because it may cause more harm that do any good. The problem is that Coupon Champion can be exploited by malevolent third parties and users might end up being exposed to corrupted websites and dangerous content. To keep on surfing the Internet safely, you should remove Coupon Champion from your computer and run regular system scans with a reliable antispyware tool.
Where does Coupon Champion come from?
Based on our research Coupon Champion is usually bundled with freeware installer from malavida.com. The installation is not silent, and it means that you can choose whether you want this application installed on your computer or not.
The main website for Coupon Champion can be accessed at coupon-champion.com. However, just like it is with startsavin.com and other similar applications published by Smart Apps, the direct download link is unavailable at the main homepage. It means that if you have Coupon Champion installed onto your computer, you most probably overlooked some installation step while you were setting up some freeware application.
What does Coupon Champion do?
The homepage for Coupon Champion claims that this application has been created to help you find coupons and discount offers on thousands of online shopping malls. It says that Coupon Champion is your “secret weapon for online savings”. It would be great if Coupon Champion could really help you save money while you shop online, but the problem is that we cannot always be sure that the content of Coupon Champion’s pop-ups is safe.
Coupon Champion collects data on your web browsing habits via tracking cookies and then this data is used to create your online profile. Based on what your likes and preferences are, you will be displayed custom pop-ups and other ads whenever you access popular online shopping websites. The ads will be labeled as “ads by Coupon Champion”.
This behavior is not illegal, but you should keep in mind that Coupon Champion could end up being used by a dangerous third party that simply intends to distribute its corrupted content.
How to remove Coupon Champion?
Due to a variety of potential security risks, you simply cannot keep Coupon Champion on your computer. After all, constant pop-ups are the first sign that your computer might be vulnerable to outside threats. Remove Coupon Champion from your computer through Control Panel and then terminate all the other unwanted applications you may have on your PC. If you are not sure which programs must be deleted, scan the PC with SpyHunter free scanner.
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Uninstall Coupon Champion
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
- Click Settings on Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and remove Coupon Champion.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove Coupon Champion.
- Open Start menu and click Settings.
- Go to Control Panel and select Add or remove programs.
- Uninstall Coupon Champion.
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