Lucky Savings - how to eliminate unwanted coupon ads?
Lucky Savings is a browser extension developed by 215 Apps (Excellent Apps) - developers of this add-on states that Lucky Savings helps save time and money while shopping online. While some Internet users can see this extension as being useful many computer users report that Lucky Savings was installed on their Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla FireFox) without their consent. Notice that this browser extension is not related to malware or virus infections however it's developers uses deceptive methods to promote Lucky Savings - most commonly this browser add-on gets installed on user's computer together with some free software downloaded from the Internet.
Such promotion method is called bundling and the down side of such advertising strategy is the fact that computer users installs the promoted software unwillingly. To avoid installation of such unwanted browser plug-ins one should always closely inspect every installation step of freeware and disallow any changes to be made to your Internet browsers (installing additional browser extensions, changing one's homepage or default search engine).
Lucky Savings add-on shows coupon ads when it's users visit Expedia, Best Buy, Walmart, Newegg and other online shopping websites. This browser plug-in is similar to other unwanted extensions (adware) such as Savings App, Giant Savings, Savings Sidekick and many other. If you have installed this browser extension by yourself and you are aware of it's existence on your Internet browsers you don't need to perform any removal steps, however if you feel that Lucky Savings was installed on your computer without your consent and you prefer to shop alone (without annoying coupon ad pop-ups) you can use the provided removal guide to eliminate this extension from your Internet browsers. Notice that browser extensions by 215 Apps are known to cause "Ads not by this site" issues and may come bundled with Yontoo adware. It's recommended to eliminate Lucky Savings from your computer.
Lucky Savings 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 "Lucky Savings" (215 Apps) and "Lucky Savings Widget" (Linkury Inc.) select these entries 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 "Lucky Savings" (215 Apps) and "Lucky Savings Widget" (Linkury Inc.) select these entries and click Remove.
After uninstalling Lucky Savings scan your computer for any left unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended anti-spyware software.
Remove Lucky Savings from browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove Lucky Savings from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for Excellent Apps and Linkury related entries (Lucky Savings, Lucky Savings Widget, Lucky Savings WidgetEngine) select and disable these entries.
If you continue having problems with removal of Lucky Savings 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 Lucky Savings from Google Chrome:
Click on a wrench or bars icon (top right of the screen), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate: "Lucky Savings" and "Lucky Savings Widget" select these entries and click on a trash can icon.
Remove Lucky Savings from Mozilla FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable these add-ons: "Lucky Savings" and "Lucky Savings Widget".
If you continue having problems with removal of Lucky Savings 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.