Giant Savings Adware

What is Giant Savings Adware?

Giant Savings Adware is a browser extension that manifests itself in forceful browser redirections to affiliated websites and the lowering of the overall system security level. Giant Savings Adware usually interferes with your search results - whenever you try to access the site you were searching, Giant Savings Adware redirects you to a completely unrelated website that is often filled with commercial advertisements and possible malware files. Hence, it is highly recommended to remove Giant Savings Adware at once, to avoid further infections and the ultimate system failure.

Where does Giant Savings Adware come from?

Giant Savings Adware is not a computer virus. The official website at claims that it is a browser plugin compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It is supposed to "maximize your savings online", by providing you with a list of coupons available from the biggest retailers online. Thus, it is possible for users to download and install Giant Savings Adware themselves.

However, it might also come with other programs, especially freeware applications that are available at CNET or other websites. There are reports that Giant Savings Adware comes bundled with Babylon Toolbar, so if you install something on your computer, you have to read whatever the installation wizard tells you very carefully.

How to remove Giant Savings Adware?

Although this application does not pose a huge threat, it can be used as a mediator for malware distribution once it is hacked. Also, constant redirections might eventually lead you to corrupted websites. The official homepage provides manual removal instructions for Giant Savings Adware. However, aside from removing it from your browser, you should also remove it from your computer.

Remove Giant Savings Adware from your computer

Windows Vista & Windows 7

1. Go to Start Menu –> Control Panel.
2. Click Uninstall a program under Programs.
3. Find Giant Savings and select to Uninstall it.

Windows XP

1. Go to Start Menu –> Control Panel.
2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
3. Find Giant Savings and select to Uninstall it.

Windows 8

1. Right-click the bottom left corner of your screen and select Control Panel from the context menu.
2. Go to Uninstall a Program.
3. Click on Giant Savings and click “Uninstall”.

Remove Giant Savings Adware from your browser

Google Chrome

1. Click the 3-bar icon and go to Settings --> Extensions.
2. Select Giant Savings and remove it from the list.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Click the Firefox icon and to go add-ons.
2. Locate Giant Savings under the Extensions tab and select to remove it.

Internet Explorer

1. Go to Tools --> Manage add-ons.
2. Locate Giant Savings at Toolbars & Extensions list and remove it.

Save changes and do not forget to restart your browser for the changes to take effect. Also, we recommend downloading a free SpyHunter scanner to perform a full system scan and check whether there are any other malicious files left on your computer. Keep in mind that a few infections might have gotten inside your system while Giant Savings Adware was installed.

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