Save Clicker ads removal instructions
What is Save Clicker?
The Save Clicker (or SaveClicker) potentially unwanted application generates intrusive coupon ads when visiting online shopping websites. Creators of this browser add-on state that Save Clicker can save time and money whilst shopping online by automatically displaying the lowest prices for chosen products. Be aware, however, that this browser extension is categorized as adware and users are advised not to use this plugin. This add-on is promoted using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling', thus, computer users often install it inadvertently without their consent when downloading or installing free software.
After successful infiltration, Save Clicker causes intrusive ads when visiting online shopping websites and tracks users' Internet browsing activity by recording IP addresses, operating system information, and web pages visited. Moreover, it diminishes Internet browser performance (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox) and may disrupt the normal functioning of operating systems. At time of research, this potentially unwanted application was distributed via deceptive freeware 'download clients' and fake downloads (for example, fake Java downloads and fake browser updates).
Save Clicker is similar to other adware, which infiltrates browsers through free software downloads, including, for example, BestOffers, GetSav-in, and Charm Savings. Be aware that browser extensions bundled with freeware downloads promise to enhance Internet browsing by adding various useful features, however, these plug-ins are often useless and their main purpose is to generate revenue from the display of intrusive ads. To avoid installation of Save Clicker or any other potentially unwanted applications, be attentive when downloading and installing free software. When downloading, check each step and decline installation of any advertised browser extensions. Internet users who observe Save Clicker ads should use this removal guide to eliminate adware from their computers.
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- What is Save Clicker?
- STEP 1. Uninstall Save Clicker application using Control Panel.
- STEP 2. Remove Save Clicker add-on from Internet Explorer.
- STEP 3. Remove Save Clicker plugin from Google Chrome.
- STEP 4. Remove Save Clicker extension from Mozilla Firefox.
- STEP 5. Remove Save Clicker extension from Safari.
- STEP 6. Remove rogue plug-ins from Microsoft Edge.
Save Clicker ads removal:
Windows 7 users:
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:
Click Start, choose Settings and click Control Panel. Locate and click Add or Remove Programs.
Windows 10 and Windows 8 users:
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:
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.
In the uninstall programs window, look for "Save Clicker", select this entry and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".
After uninstalling Save Clicker, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended malware removal software.
Remove Save Clicker ads from Internet browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:
Click on the "gear" icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer) select "Manage Add-ons". Look for "SaveClicker", select this entry and click "Remove".
If you continue to have problems with removal of the saveclicker virus, 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.
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.
Windows 8 users: Open Internet Explorer and click the gear icon. Select Internet Options.
In the opened window, select the Advanced tab.
Click the Reset button.
Confirm that you wish to reset Internet Explorer settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:
Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate: "SaveClicker", select it and click the trash can icon.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the saveclicker virus, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the 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.
After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious plugins from Mozilla Firefox:
Click on the Firefox menu (at the top right corner of the main window) select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions", in the opened window remove "SaveClicker".
Computer users who have problems with saveclicker virus removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.
Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, in the opened menu, click Help.
Select Troubleshooting Information.
In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.
Remove malicious extensions from Safari:
Make sure your Safari browser is active, click Safari menu, and select Preferences....
In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.
Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...
In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.
Remove malicious extensions from Microsoft Edge:
Click the Edge menu icon (at the upper-right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Locate all recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons and click "Remove" below their names.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the saveclicker virus, reset your Microsoft Edge browser settings. Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge) and select Settings.
In the opened settings menu select Reset settings.
Select Restore settings to their default values. In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Microsoft Edge settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
- If this did not help, follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset the Microsoft Edge browser.
Commonly, 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.
If you are experiencing problems while trying to remove saveclicker virus from your computer, please ask for assistance in our malware support forum.
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