Drop Down Deals - how to remove this browser add-on?
Drop Down Deals is a browser add-on which displays coupon deals when user's enters online shopping websites. Developers of this extension states that this extension helps save money and time for people who installs this browser plug-in, however many computer users report that this extension was installed on their Internet browsers without their consent, moreover they find Drop Down Deals (Yontoo) add-on complicated to remove.
Notice that Drop Down Deals extension is not related to virus infections, if you feel that this plug-in was installed without your consent this means that it was installed together with some freeware that you have downloaded from the Internet. Free software developers are commonly bundling their free programs with browser add-ons to monetize their free products. In most cases computer users can avoid installation of such unwanted browser extensions like drop down deals by unchecking several ticks in the installation process of freeware, but unfortunately most of Internet users tend to install free software recklessly without paying close attention to the installation process and ends up installing additional browser add-ons and software.
Drop Down Deals extension is using Yontoo Api so serve it's coupon deals for users who installs this browser extension - if you want to remove this browser plug-in you will have to look for Yontoo add-ons in your Internet browsers extensions lists. Yontoo is commonly referred to as being adware because of it's Yontoo Layers add-on, this plug-in is known to override legitimate ads in various websites (Google, YouTube, FaceBook etc.) and change them to non legitimate ones which send users to shady websites and could cause serious security issues. If you have downloaded Drop Down Deals from it's homepage and you are aware of it's presence on your computer (you are using this extension) you don't need to perform any removal steps, however if you feel that it's installation was unwilling and you don't want to see coupon deals on online shopping websites you can use the provided removal guide to eliminate this extension from your computer.
Drop Down Deals removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for Yontoo LLC related entries (Yontoo) select this entry and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for Yontoo LLC related entries - Yontoo, select this entry and click Remove.
After uninstalling Drop Down Deals scan your computer for any left unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended anti-spyware software.
Drop Down Deals removal from browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove Drop Down Deals from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for Yontoo LLC related entries (Yontoo Api, Yontoo) and disable them.
If you continue having problems with the removal of Yontoo extension you can reset you Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click "Start", click "Run", in the opened window type "inetcpl.cpl". In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type "inetcpl.cpl" and click enter. In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Remove Drop Down Deals from Google Chrome:
Click on a wrench or bars icon (top right of the screen), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate this entry: "Yontoo" select it and click on a trash can icon.
Remove Drop Down Deals from FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable this add-on: "Yontoo".
If you continue having problems with removal of Drop Down Deals extension you can reset you Mozilla FireFox settings to default.
Open Mozilla FireFox, at the top left corner of the main window click "FireFox", in the opened drop down menu choose Help and then click on Troubleshooting Information, in the opened window click on "Reset FireFox" button.
Remove Drop Down Deals from Safari:
When in the main window of Safari, click on the wrench icon (top right corner), then click on "Preferrences". In the opened settings window click on "Extensions" tab. In the opened window locate "Yontoo" and click "Uninstall".