What is Scorpion Saver?
Scorpion Saver is an adware program. It means that it functions as a browser add-on that displays a lot of various coupon deals and discount offers. However, due to the fact that it is an adware application, it may display a number of advertisements with third party content. Exposure to third party content is considered risky by computer security experts, and therefore, even if you have installed this application on your own, you are strongly recommended to remove Scorpion Saver from your system, lest you should get infected with malware. Also, scan your PC for other potentially unwanted applications.
Where does Scorpion Saver come from?
This browser add-on can be downloaded from its official website. It can be accessed at scorpionsaver.com. There you are provided with a lot of promotion which says that Scorpion Saver can help you save money on merchants such as Best Buy, Barnes & Noble, Disney Store, Expedia, Walmart and so on. It says:
Scorpion Saver is your premier browser toolbar that takes care of all your coupon needs! Just shop around and amazing Coupons will notify you of the latest and most amazing deals the internet has to offer!
It should be pointed out that the toolbar mentioned above is not always installed on your default browser. Usually it is only the extension that is added to your browser. You can obviously choose whether you want to install this application or not, but do not forget that such potentially unwanted programs also are often bundled with freeware.
Therefore, exercise caution when you download and install programs from third party websites. Do read the installation wizard steps carefully, as to avoid such applications as Scorpion Saver. It is not a malicious computer infection, but it may lead to some serious trouble.
What does Scorpion Saver do?
As one can obviously tell from the application’s description, Scorpion Saver displays a lot of commercial advertisements. Whenever you access one of the websites supported by the extension, you will be displayed various offers that ought to help you save money on your purchases. It is very likely that the advertisements will be related to your browsing history, as Scorpion Saver might employ cookies to collect such information.
The information is supposed to be collected in order to provide you with a better service, but one cannot rule out the possibility that the data collected might be leaked to third parties for marketing purposes. As a result, you might get exposed to a third party content that could present various security risks.
How to remove Scorpion Saver?
In order to save yourself the trouble of being assaulted by countless pop-up ads, you should uninstall Scorpion Saver from your computer via Control Panel. In case you have installed the application along with other programs, you are strongly recommended to remove them as well. After manual removal, do scan your computer with SpyHunter free scanner, because that is a good way to determine whether your system is absolutely safe or not. Do not hesitate to invest in a licensed antimalware tool if need be.
Manual Scorpion Saver Removal
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
- Select Settings and go to Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove ScorpionSaver.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start Menu and select Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove ScorpionSaver.
- Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Select Add or remove programs and uninstall ScorpionSaver.
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