DealPly Adware

Also Known As: DealPly ads
Type: Adware
Distribution: Low
Damage level: Medium

DealPly adware - how to remove this browser add-on?

What is DealPly?

The DealPly browser extension displays coupon deals when computer users visit online shopping websites such as eBay, Amazon, etc. Developers of this browser extension claim that this app helps Internet users to save time and money whilst shopping online. Note that DealPly is not a virus or malware, it is a legitimate browser add-on, however, its deceptive distribution strategy categorizes it as an unwanted browser extension. There are several different methods by which DealPly can be installed on users' systems: 1) the extension is downloaded from its homepage, and the user is aware of its installation, or; 2) the browser plug-in is installed together with some free software or other browser add-ons - commonly, this form of installation takes place without the user's consent.

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To avoid unwilling installation of browser add-ons, computer users should always closely inspect each installation step of freeware that they have downloaded from the Internet. Free software developers often using browser add-ons to monetize their free programs. When installed on users' systems, this browser extension tracks browsing habits and displays coupon deals when users visit online shopping websites. Whilst DealPly is not technically a virus or malware, we recommend removing this browser add-on from your computer.

Commonly, DealPly installation is a consequence of reckless free software installation. If you feel annoyed by 'DP' ads (DealPly) when browsing online shopping websites, use the removal guide provided to eliminate these issues. If, however, you have willingly installed this browser add-on and are happy with the services provided, you need take no further action. Note that the DealPly add-on may be installed on your computer together with sweetpacks browser add-ons as follows: SweetIM, Ginger, GamePacks, VideoConverter, and SweetIM for FaceBook.

Deceptive free software installers used in DealPly adware distribution:

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Quick menu:

DealPly adware removal:

Windows 7 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 7

Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.

Windows XP users:

Accessing Add or Remove Programs in Windows XP

Click Start, choose Settings and click Control Panel. Locate and click Add or Remove Programs.

Windows 10 and Windows 8 users:

Accessing Programs and Features (uninstall) in Windows 8

Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen, in the Quick Access Menu select Control Panel. In the opened window choose Programs and Features.

Mac OSX users:

Uninstall app in OSX (Mac)

Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.

dealply adware uninstall via Control Panel

In the uninstall programs window, look for "DealPly", select this entry and click " Uninstall" or "Remove"

After uninstalling DealPly adware, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended malware removal software.

DealPly adware removal from browsers:

Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:

Internet Explorer logoRemove malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:

dealply adware Internet Explorer

Click on the "gear" icon Internet Explorer options icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer) select "Manage Add-ons". Look for "DealPly" and disable this entry. Notice that this browser extension if often bundled with the sweetpacks browser add-ons: SweetIM, Ginger, GamePacks, VideoConverter, and SweetIM for FaceBook etc.

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the dealply ads, reset your Internet Explorer settings to default.

Windows XP users: Click Start, click Run, in the opened window type inetcpl.cpl In the opened window click the Advanced tab, then click Reset.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows XP

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 the Advanced tab, then click Reset.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 7

Windows 8 users: Open Internet Explorer and click the gear icon. Select Internet Options.

Reseting Internet Explorer settings to default in Windows 8 - accessing

In the opened window, select the Advanced tab.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - Internet options advanced tab

Click the Reset button.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - click the Reset button in the Internet options advanced tab

Confirm that you wish to reset Internet Explorer settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Resetting Internet Explorer settings to default on Windows 8 - confirm settings reset to default by clicking the reset button

Google Chrome logoRemove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:

dealply adware google chrome

Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome options icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) select "Tools" and click on "Extensions".  Locate "DealPly", select this entry and click on the trash can icon. Note that this browser extension may be bundled with sweetpacks browser add-ons: SweetIM, Ginger, GamePacks, VideoConverter, and SweetIM for FaceBook etc.

Optional method:

If you continue to have problems with removal of the dealply ads, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon Google Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the Advanced… link.

Google Chrome settings reset step 1

After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.

Google Chrome settings reset step 2

In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.

Google Chrome settings reset step 3

Mozilla Firefox logoRemove malicious plugins from Mozilla Firefox:

DealPly removal from Mozilla FireFox

Click on the Firefox menu firefox menu icon (at the top right corner of the main window) select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable "DealPly".

Optional method:

Computer users who have problems with dealply ads removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.

Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, firefox menu icon in the opened menu, click Help.

Accessing settings (Reset Firefox to default settings step 1)

Select Troubleshooting Information.

Accessing Troubleshooting Information (Reset Firefox to default settings step 2)

In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.

Clicking on Refresh Firefox button (Reset Firefox to default settings step 3)

In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.

Confirm your want to reset Firefox settings to default (Reset Firefox to default settings step 4)

safari browser logoRemove malicious extensions from Safari:

removing adware from safari step 1 - accessing preferences

Make sure your Safari browser is active, click Safari menu, and select Preferences....

removing adware from safari step 2 - removing extensions

In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.

Optional method:

Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...

resetting safari step 1

In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.

resetting safari step 2

Microsoft Edge logoRemove malicious add-ons from Microsoft Edge:

Removing browser hijackers from Microsoft Edge step 1

Click the three horizontal dots icon edge more icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Look for any recently-installed suspicious extensions, right click your mouse on these entries and click "Uninstall".

Removing browser hijackers from Microsoft Edge step 2

Optional method:

Click the three horizontal dots icon edge more icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), and select Settings.

Resetting Microsoft Edge settings step 1

In the opened tab, click the "Choose what to clear" button.

Resetting Microsoft Edge settings step 2

Click Show more and select everything, and then click the "Clear" button.

Resetting Microsoft Edge settings step 3

  • If this didn't help, please follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset Microsoft Edge browser.

Summary:

declining installation of adware while downloading free software sampleCommonly, adware or potentially unwanted applications infiltrate Internet browsers through free software downloads. Note that the safest source for downloading free software is via developers' websites only. To avoid installation of adware, be very attentive when downloading and installing free software. When installing previously-downloaded free programs, choose the custom or advanced installation options – this step will reveal any potentially unwanted applications listed for installation together with your chosen free program.

Removal assistance:
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Malware activity

Global virus and spyware activity level today:

Medium threat activity
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Increased attack rate of infections detected within the last 24 hours.

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