Friday, July 11, 2014

How to Get Rid of CostMin Extension in Chrome

Annoyed by CostMin adware? It keeps coming out in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It reappears as long as window starts? How do you permanently remove CostMin extension?

What is CostMin?

CostMin is a potentially unwanted adware. It is claimed to improve browsing experience by providing coupons and discounts. However, deals from CostMin come bounded with free software. When it happens, many additional applications are installed automatically. Without a doubt it has been invented to promote the third party. It develops a series of misleading advertisements on websites. Malicious as it is, the adware intrudes your homepage and direct users to unfamiliar domains that contain a variety of pop-up ads, in-text links and banners. But don’t click anything on the shopping website. After successful infiltration, CostMin adware insert intelligent plug-ins and add-ons. That’s why it can enhance its affection on your browses. Besides, CostMin spies on users’ browsing record and habit by showing cookies. Your confidential information would be collected and sent to social media sites to earn money. Powered by the third party, this application will not meet your demand. It cannot save your money when shopping online. On the contrary, the installation of CostMin definitely causes serious privacy exploration and security infections.

"This CostMin is a very annoying adware thing. I have deleted the extension numerous times. Each time, I can use Chrome without trouble as long as I keep it open.  But when I close it and reopen -- there is the CostMin extension AGAIN"

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CostMin adware puts computer into being exploited

  1. CostMin extension slows down the whole Internet performance
  2. CostMin crashes down browsers frequently
  3. CostMin makes computer screen freeze from time to time
  4. CostMin blocks accesses to other websites

How to effectively uninstall CostMin adware from computer?

Step 1 End process from Task Manager

Step 2 Manually delete all associated files
%windir%\temp\ CostMin.exe
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\[random].lnk

Step 3 Delete all values relevant to CostMin malware
(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box and click on OK)
Registry Editor
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{EE932B49-D5C0-4D19-A3DA-CE0849258DE6

Step 4 Eliminate from control panel
Control Panel
1) Click the “start” button on the lower left corner of your desktop
2) Double click the button “Control Panel” to process
3) Highlight  “Add / Remove Program” icon from Control Panel
4)Select the CostMin icon in the list,
5)Click”Remove” icon to uninstall
6) Press OK to apply the changes.

Step 5 Remove all cookies dropped by CostMin virus
*Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
*Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete
*Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”

Step 6 Disable all CostMin add-ons
Launch IE and tap Alt+T.
Once you see Tools menu, go to Manage Add-ons ->Toolbars and Extensions.
Now select the add-on you want to remove and select Disable.

Mozilla Firefox:
Launch Mozilla and tap Ctrl+Shift+A at the same time. You should see Add-ons Manager there.
Go to Extensions, look for the  related items and remove them.

Google Chrome:
Launch Google Chrome and tap Alt+F
Once you start seeing the menu, select Tools -> Extensions.
Choose the add-on you want to delete and click on the trash icon.

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