Get rid of “Deals Plugin” adware (Removal Guide)

Deals Plugin (by 215 Apps) is a browser adware program that displays coupons with offers and advertisements when you are shopping online. The program publisher claims that you can save money when you buy online. The “Deals Plugin” installer application is commonly bundled inside other software installation programs. 

Note: You must always pay attention when you install software on your computer.

If you want to remove “Deals Plugin” adware application, follow the removal instructions below:

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How to remove “Deals Plugin” application from your computer:

Step 1. Uninstall applications installed by “215 Apps” from your Control panel.

1. To do this, go to Start > Control Panel.

{Windows 8: Right click on the bottom left corner and select Control Panel }

{Windows XP: Start > Settings > Control Panel. }

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2. Double click to open “Add or Remove Programs” if you have Windows XP or

Programs and Features” if you have Windows 8, 7 or Vista).

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3. In the program list, find and remove/Uninstall these applications:

a. Deals Plugin Extension (By 215 Apps)*

Notice*: If you cannot find “Deals Plugin Extension in Program List, then:

a. Open Windows Explorer and go to: "C:\Program Files\Deals Plugin Extension\" folder.

b. Double click to run the "'Uninstall" application from that folder.

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4. Proceed to next step.

Step 2. Remove “Deals Plugin” extension (add-on) from your internet browser application.

Normally after you remove "Deals Plugin" application, your internet browser should be clean. To make sure that no "Deals Plugin” add-on exists inside your browser, follow the instructions bellow.

Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

Internet Explorer

How to remove “Deals Plugin” extension from Internet Explorer & restore browser settings.

1. Open Internet Explorer and then open “Internet Options”.

To do this from IE’s file menu, choose “Tools” > “Manage ad-ons”.

Notice*: In the latest versions of IE press the “Gear” icon image_thumb18 on the top right.

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2. Choose “Toolbars and Extensions” on the left pane and then select any unwanted toolbar or extension belonging to Innovative Apps from here and click "Disable"

a. Deals Plugin (By 215 Apps)

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3. Restart Internet Explorer and proceed to Step 3.


Google Chrome

How to remove “Deals Plugin” extension from Chrome.

1. Open Google Chrome and go to chrome menu image and choose "Settings".

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2. Choose “Extensions” from the left pane.

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3. Remove the unwanted “Deals Plugin” extension by pressing the “recycle bin” icon in that line.

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4. Restart Google Chrome and proceed to Step 3.

Mozilla Firefox

How to remove“Deals Plugin” extension from Firefox.

1. Click on “Firefox” menu button on the top left of Firefox window and go toAdd-ons”.

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2. In “Extensions” options, click on “Remove” button to remove “Deals Plugin” extension.

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3. Close all Firefox windows and restart Firefox.

4. Proceed to the next Step.

 

Step 3: Clean remaining registry entries using “AdwCleaner”.

1. Download and save “AdwCleaner” utility to your desktop.

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2. Close all open programs and Double Click to open ”AdwCleaner” from your desktop.

3. Press “Scan”.

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4. When the scan is completed, press “Clean” to remove all the unwanted malicious entries.

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4. Press “OK” at “AdwCleaner – Information” and press “OK” again to restart your computer.

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5. When your computer restarts, close "AdwCleaner" information (readme) window and continue to the next step.

Step 4. Clean your computer from remaining malicious threats.

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1. Run "Malwarebytes Anti-Malware" and allow the program to update to it's latest version and malicious database if needed.

2. When the "Malwarebytes Anti-Malware" main window appears on your screen, choose the "Perform quick scan" option and then press "Scan" button and let the program scan your system for threats.

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3. When the scanning is completed, press “OK” to close the information message and then press the "Show results" button to view and remove the malicious threats found.

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4. At the "Show Results" window check – using your mouse's left button- all the infected objects and then choose the "Remove Selected" option and let the program remove the selected threats.

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5. When the removal of infected objects process is complete, "Restart your system to remove all active threats properly"

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