Most computer users are having difficulty in removing the NextCoup extension. It is because this program is considered as adware or potentially unwanted program (PUP). NextCoup is installed on the computer alongside other software, normally adware pretending to be a cool program. This adware may get load into the browser is random names like NextCOiuuP, NeXXTCoup, or NextCoupp. Removing whichever from the mentioned browser extension will free your computer from adware.
Adware like NextCoup was made to display advertisements on the computer. It is an income generating program spread by malware authors. At first, it may look like a useful tool that is necessary to locate the best deals on the Internet. Without user’s knowledge, NextCoup has some malicious intent when installed on the computer. The adware was made to target known browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox.
Aside from displaying pop-up ads, banners, and online deals, NextCoup can also gather sensitive data from the compromised PC. In fact, this is clearly stated under the privacy statement of the web site which reads:
“We may collect certain information about your web usage and websites you have visited, which may be shared with third parties and used for advertising. NOTE: THE PLUGIN AND OTHER SERVICES COLLECT AND STORES INFORMATION CONCERNING THE WEB PAGES YOU VISIT AND YOUR ACTIVITY ON THOSE PAGES, SUCH AS IMPRESSIONS, CLICKS AND SEARCH TERMS.”
We highly suggest complete removal of NextCoup extension. This adware does not only bother you while surfing the web. It can also steal sensitive data from the PC that it may use illegally.
Online Security Scanner Report for nextcoup.info:
|Not yet tested||Community Rating: 0.0||Sept. 18, 2014|
|Link is safe||Feedback: No Data||Sept. 18, 2014|
|Currently Safe||Ratings: 0 Likes, 0 Dislikes||Sept. 18, 2014|
How to Remove NextCoup
Step 1 : Use Add/Remove program of Windows to Uninstall NextCoup
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.
3. Look for and remove NextCoup, NextCOiuuP, NeXXTCoup, NueextCoup, or NextCoupp 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 NextCoup. 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 NextCoup 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.
4. Avast Browser Cleanup will confirm before it permanently deletes the add-on. Please click Yes to proceed with the removal of NextCoup on the affected browser.
Step 4: Reset Internet Browser to completely remove NextCoup
Cleaning your internet browser from clutter and unwanted add-on/extension is a must when dealing with NextCoup. 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 NextCoup. 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 NextCoup extension.
Reset Mozilla Firefox to Default
This section describes how to remove unwanted extension from Firefox that may be related to NextCoup.. 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 Give Firefox a tuneup. Click the Refresh Firefox button.
3. If confirmation window appears, click Refresh Firefox to continue.
4. Firefox browser will close and start the resetting process. When done, it will display a list of restored data. NextCoup 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.
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 NextCoup and other unknown objects. If you prefer to carry out the procedure manually, please see add-on removal from Internet Explorer.