What is Deal Fairy?
Deal Fairy is an adware program that displays pop ups on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers. This application is supposed to help you save money on your purchases online. This adware application supports all the main online shopping malls, including eBay, Walmart, Amazon and many others. Deal Fairy will provide you with coupons, discount lists and even advertisements that pop up above underline keyword within a web text. Apart from being annoying, these pop-ups can also be related to malware distribution and that is why you are strongly advised to remove Deal Fairy from your computer.
Where does Deal Fairy come from?
Deal Fairy usually comes bundled with third party applications. For example, if you install such extensions as Yontoo or Superfish, there is a high chance that Deal Fairy will be installed on your browser as well. Also, be attentive when you download and install various types of freeware, because random browser plugins and extensions are often bundled with free software applications, and users often install them automatically, without even checking what they are getting. The same can be applied to Deal Fairy as well – you can choose whether you want to install the application or not, but most of the time users simply skip this option, and Deal Fairy gets installed on their browsers.
What does Deal Fairy do?
Once the Deal Fairy is installed, every single time you visit major online shopping websites, you will displayed a number of commercial advertisements that will offer you various goods for a lower price. Although it is a good thing that Deal Fairy provides you with discount offers, but these ads could also be embedded with links that lead to corrupted websites, because malicious third parties often make use of such applications to distribute malware, and Deal Fairy cannot and does not review all the links that it displays.
How to remove Deal Fairy?
Due to the fact that it may be related to malware distribution, you have to remove Deal Fairy from your computer. The sooner you do it the better. Follow the instructions below to carry on with the manual adware removal. Also, be cautious when you download freeware onto your PC next time, because you may end up installing something like Deal Fairy again.
Manual Deal Fairy Removal
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
- Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove Dealfairytb.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove Dealfairytb.
- Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Select Add or remove programs and uninstall dealfairytb.
Remove Deal Fairy from browser
- Press Alt+X and click Manage add-ons.
- Remove Deal fairy from Toolbars and Extensions.
- Press Ctrl+Shift+A and Add-ons manager tab will open.
- Remove Deal fairy from Extensions.
- Press Alt+F and click Tools.
- Go to Extensions and remove Deal Fairy from the list.
When the manual Deal Fairy removal is complete, scan your computer with SpyHunter scanner and make sure that you have deleted all the unwanted applications from your PC. Should you detect any other dangerous applications, invest in a powerful antimalware tool to protect your system from harm.
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