Remove Cupuacu Labs Adware

By | Posted on January 10, 2016 |

Cupuacu Labs adware will be presented on the browser if computer is compromised with potentially unwanted program or adware. In normal situation, ads shown by Cupuacu Labs are usually targeted based on collected data from victims. This adware monitors your browsing habit such as web site you have visited, interested category, and anything that is relevant to your online interests.

Cupuacu Labs deliver contextual ads in various formats. It can be pop-up ads, banners, in-line, redirects, or full page promotion. These ads can be as safe as other online promos if not only for adware authors that are utilizing this kind of endorsement to spread malicious programs. Thus, be cautious when clicking links from Cupuacu Labs advertisements.

Adware such as this can be difficult to remove due to various adware that was dropped on the computer. Simple scan can delete Cupuacu Labs but it may resurface when you restart the computer. It is a common practice for adware authors to bundle various malicious programs into one installation package. Thus, when you install Cupuacu Labs, other adware will get installed in the background without your knowledge. Even known and reputable software makers are into this bundling technique, however, they will seek for your approval most of the time.

The only way to avoid unwanted program like Cupuacu Labs from getting inside your PC is by being safe while surfing the net. As much as possible download programs only from valid sources. It is also vital to have a security software that is capable of blocking malicious downloads and internet traffic.

Cupuacu Labs

In order to remove Cupuacu Labs together with other adware that comes with it, we have provided a simple guide on this page. Using various malware scanners is recommended to delete all hidden adware files that were dropped on different location of your computer.

Online Security Scanner Report for

Norton SafeWeb Not yet tested Community Rating: 0.0 Updated: Jan. 10, 2016
MCAfee Site Advisor Link is safe Feedback: No Data Updated: Jan. 10, 2016
AVG Threat Labs Currently Safe Feedback: No Data Updated: Jan. 10, 2016

How to Remove Cupuacu Labs

Step 1 : Use Add/Remove program of Windows to Uninstall Cupuacu Labs

The main cause of pop-up ads and coupons could be software that you may have installed on the computer. We need to uninstall the culprit program.

1. Click Windows Start button. Next, select Control Panel from the list.

2. Find the ‘Programs‘ area and click on Uninstall a program. This opens up a window showing existing software installed.

Uninstall Cupuacu Labs

3. Look for and remove Cupuacu Labs entry. If not present, look for any suspicious labels that was installed recently.

4. Click on Uninstall to start removing the program.

Step 2: Scan and Delete Adware with AdwCleaner

1. Download the tool called AdwCleaner from the location stated below.
Click here to download AdwCleaner (this will open a new window)

2. Once you have completed the download, please close all running programs on the computer.

3. Locate the file and double-click on adwcleaner_Ver.exe to start running the tool. Then, click on Scan button.


4. It searches for presence of harmful programs, plug-ins, add-ons, or any data that were found malicious and linked to Cupuacu Labs. You need to Clean all items detected by this tool.

5. Once scan is done, the tool may need to reboot your computer to finalize the cleaning process.

6. After reboot, AdwCleaner will display the log file of the recent scan.

Step 3: Remove Adware Add-on and Cleanup the Browser

After the previous scans, you may have deleted Cupuacu Labs from the affected browser. This next step will ensure that no more module of adware will be left on the browser. This free tool scans and checks the browser for unwanted add-on and extension, and if found, Avast Browser Cleanup will give you a report and suggestion.

1. Download this free tool and save it to your desktop.
Avast Browser Cleanup Download Link (This will open in a new window)

2. Please install the program. Start the process by double-clicking on the executable file avast-browser-cleanup-sfx.exe.

3. When run, Avast Browser Cleanup performs a test on the browser. If unwanted entries were found, it will display a button ‘Remove all add-ons listed below and cleanup browser.’ You may remove all or delete one entry at a time.

Avast Browser Scanner

4. Avast Browser Cleanup will confirm before it permanently deletes the add-on. Please click Yes to proceed with the removal of Cupuacu Labs on the affected browser.

Step 4: Reset Internet Browser to completely remove Cupuacu Labs

Cleaning your internet browser from clutter and unwanted add-on/extension is a must when dealing with Cupuacu Labs. The procedure below discuss on resetting various browsers to its default state.

Restore Google Chrome to Default Settings

Resetting Google Chrome to default settings is helpful in deleting hard-to-remove extension such as from Cupuacu Labs. This method is highly advisable to perform if you have difficulty in removing unwanted extension.

1. Open Google Chrome Internet browser.

2. Click on the Menu (three-bar icon) located on the upper right side corner of the browser.

3. From the pull-down menu, click on Settings.


4. Once your are on chrome://settings/ tab, click on ‘Show advanced settings…‘ at the bottom of the window.

5. Navigate to the bottom of the page and click on Reset browser settings button.

6. Close the existing tab and restart Google Chrome. That should have removed Cupuacu Labs extension.

Reset Mozilla Firefox to Default

This section describes how to remove unwanted extension from Firefox that may be related to Cupuacu Labs.. This process can fix many browser issues by restoring Firefox to factory settings without affecting your essential information (bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, and Internet cookies) on the browser. If you desire to remove only specific extension, please see manual removal of add-on from Firefox.

1. Navigate to Firefox menu at the top of the browser and access the Help area. Click on Troubleshooting Information.

2. A new tab will appear. You will notice a section on upper-right corner of the screen stating Reset Firefox to its default state. Click the Reset Firefox button.

FF Reset

3. If confirmation window appears, click Reset Firefox to continue.

4. Firefox browser will close and start the resetting process. When done, it will display a list of restored data. Cupuacu Labs should be gone by now. Click Finish to open a fresh version of Firefox.

Restore Internet Explorer to Default Settings

1. Open Internet Explorer and navigate to top menu. Click Tools, and then Internet Options.

2. Select Advanced tab on Internet Options window.

IE Reset

3. On lower part of the window, under Reset Internet Explorer Settings area, click the Reset button. Please see image for reference.

Your data like favorites, bookmark, and history will remain in the browser. However, this process may delete add-ons by Cupuacu Labs and other unknown objects. If you prefer to carry out the procedure manually, please see add-on removal from Internet Explorer.

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