Remove SafeSaver adware from your computer

Last updated on September 28th, 2013

"SafeSaver" by "SafeSaver" is a browser adware extension (plug-in) 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, but when this program is installed on your computer, it displays advertisements from unknown publishers. 

The "Safe Saver" plugin is commonly bundled inside other software installation programs and for that reason you must always pay attention when you install free software on your computer.

If you want to remove "SafeSaver" adware application from your computer, follow the steps below:


How to remove"Safe Saver" software from your computer:

Step 1. Uninstall applications installed from "SafeSaver" from your Control panel.

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

{Start > Settings > Control Panel. (Windows XP)}


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.


3. In the programs list, find and Remove/Uninstall these applications:

a. SafeSaver (By SafeSaver)

Notice*: Close all web browsers before you uninstall "SafeSaver".


Step 2. Remove "SaveSaver" from your internet browser.*

* After you uninstall SaveSaver application from your control panel, "SaveSaver" extension should be removed from all of your browsers. To confirm this, do the following:

Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

Internet Explorer

How to remove "SaveSaver" extension from Internet Explorer.

1. Open Internet Explorer and then open "Add-ons" manager.

To do this from IE's file menu, choose "Tools" > "Manage Add-ons".

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


2. Choose "Toolbars and Extensions" on the left pane and then select (one by one) and disable all "SafeSaver" extensions.


3. Close all Internet Explorer windows and proceed to Step 3.

Google Chrome

How to remove "SafeSaver" extension from Google Chrome.

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


2. Choose "Extensions" on the left.


3. In "Extensions" options, remove the "SafeSaver" extension by clicking the recycle icon at the right.


4. Close all Google Chrome windows and proceed to Step 3.

Mozilla Firefox

How to remove "SafeSaver" extension from Mozilla Firefox.

1. Click on "Firefox" menu button on the top left of Firefox window and go to "Tools" > "Manage Add-ons".


2. Choose "Extensions" on the left and then make sure that "SafeSaver" extension doesn't exist..*

* If "SafeSaver" extension exists, remove it by clicking the "Remove" button in that line.


3. Close all Firefox windows and proceed to the next Step.

Step 3: Clean remaining registry entries using "AdwCleaner".

1. Download and save "AdwCleaner" utility to your desktop.


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

3. Press "Delete".


4. Press "OK" at "AdwCleaner – Information" window and press "OK" again to restart your computer.


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 the "Scan" button and let the program scan your system for threats.


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.


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.


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


6. Continue to the next step.

Advice: To ensure your computer is clean and safe, perform a Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware full scan in windows "Safe mode".*

*To get into Windows Safe mode, press the "F8" key as your computer is booting up, before the appearance of the Windows logo. When the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" appears on your screen, use your keyboard arrows keys to move to the Safe Mode option and then press "ENTER".

Step 5. Clean unwanted files and entries.

Use "CCleaner" program and proceed to clean your system from temporary internet files and invalid registry entries.*

*If you don't know how to install and use "CCleaner", read these instructions.

Step 6. Restart your computer for changes to take effect and perform a full scan with your antivirus program.

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