DiscountExt Removal Guide

Do you know what DiscountExt is?

The discounts, coupons, advertisements, installers, and special deals showcased by DiscountExt cannot be trusted. We are sure that this does not come as a shock to you if you have started researching the removal of this advertisement-supported program. We hope that you virtual security has not been jeopardized by this unreliable program already, because it certainly can do that. If you have downloaded software promoted by DiscountExt, it is possible that you now need to remove it. If you have disclosed personal information to the surveys promoted by this adware, it is possible that you now need to beware of malicious scams. These are just a few risks that you might encounter if you do not delete DiscountExt in time.

Our research team is very well familiar with DiscountExt, simply because this program is identical to such unreliable ad-supported programs as DiscountSmasher, MakeMeCoupon, and Dealnodeal. We have discussed the removal of these ad-supported programs in other reports, and you can access them using the search box on this page. All of these programs were created using the Justplugit framework, and it appears that they are usually distributed by Installrex. This software distributor is unreliable because it usually promotes programs that require removal. For example, if you download DiscountExt onto your PC with the help of Installrex, it is likely that you will also need to delete browser hijackers and other ad-supported programs. Even though the removal of all malicious programs is important, you need to remove DiscountExt first because this infection can record and leak your private information!

There is no doubt that DiscountExt is an unreliable program. Besides introducing you to potentially unreliable and highly misleading ads, this adware also installs tracking cookies that might collect highly sensitive information about you. This is dangerous, which is why we suggest removing DiscountExt as soon as possible. Not many computer users know how to delete DiscountExt manually, but this is not a problem because automatic malware removal software, such as SpyHunter, will have already been updated to catch and delete this adware or any of the associated infections.

Delete DiscountExt

Delete from Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Click the Search icon on the Charm bar (in Metro UI).
  2. Find and open the Uninstall a program utility.
  3. Right-click the application you wish to remove.
  4. Click the Uninstall button to initiate the removal.

Delete from Windows Vista/Windows 7:

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Navigate to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the application you wish to remove.
  4. Click the Uninstall button to initiate the removal.

Delete from Windows XP:

  1. Click the Start button on the Taskbar.
  2. Open Control Panel and click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. In the menu on the left click Change or Remove Programs.
  4. Remove the undesirable program.

Delete from Google Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome, tap Alt+F, move to More tools, and click Extensions.
  2. Find DiscountExt, click the recycle bin icon next to it, and select Remove.

Delete from Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, tap Alt+T, and select Manage Add-ons.
  2. Navigate to Toolbars and Extensions and Disable the undesirable add-on.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox and tap Ctrl+Shift+A to access the Add-ons Manager.
  2. In the menu on the left click Extensions and Remove the undesirable add-on.

In non-techie terms:

DiscountExt is not a regular ad-supported program. This one can inject malicious ads into the websites that you browse, which can make web surfing very dangerous. The manual removal guide above shows how to remove DiscountExt from your PC and browsers, but you should not use this guide to delete other unreliable programs or malware that could have been installed onto your PC. If you are struggling to delete this malware yourself, invest in an authentic and reliable automated malware remover.