Remove “Trusted Saver” malware

By | Posted on August 8, 2014 |

Trusted Saver is a type of adware that can do malicious things when installed on the PC. It can interfere with your Internet browsing activity. It will show pop-up ads, coupons, deals, and discount for irrelevant products. This commercial contents coming from Trusted Saver affiliates may be useful to others, but worthless to many who are not inclined to online shopping. As a matter of fact, a number of computer users who get in touch with Trusted Saver deemed it as part of virus activity.

When Trusted Saver is executed, it attached itself to known browsers like Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox without user’s consent. In short, instant appearance of Trusted Saver coupons or ads comes as a surprise, especially if user has no involvement in the installation.

In normal occasions, freeware is the main source of this adware. Free programs are packed together with Trusted Saver so that both runs in single installation process. What user don’t know is adware is being installed, not only the preferred software. Trusted Saver savings, deals, and offers intends to give online shoppers a tool to grab for the best deals on the Internet. Coupons and savings are also provided as a pop-up and will appear when user is browsing online shopping sites.

When you deemed that Trusted Saver is not in any way helpful, we suggest removing it from the computer. It may have other purpose like recording some of your browsing data that may lead to identity theft.

Trusted Saver

Online Security Scanner Report for trustedsaver.com:

Norton SafeWeb No issues Community Rating: 0.0 Updated: Aug. 08, 2014
MCAfee Site Advisor Not yet rated Feedback: No Data Updated: Aug. 08, 2014
AVG Threat Labs Currently Safe Ratings: No Data Updated: Aug. 08, 2014

How to Remove Trusted Saver Adware

Step 1 : Use Add/Remove program of Windows to Uninstall Trusted Saver

The main cause of adware and malware presence 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.

uinstall-adware

3. Look for and remove Trusted Saver 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.

AdwCleaner

4. It searches for presence of harmful programs, plug-ins, add-ons, or any data that were found malicious and linked to Trusted Saver. 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 Trusted Saver 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 Trusted Saver on the affected browser.

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