CouponDropDown adware (uninstall instructions)

CouponDropDown is a potentially unwanted program (abbreviated as PUP by some computer security blogs). It is rightfully classified as adware, i.e. an advertisement software. The mission of this application is to present pop up advertisements and other forms of promotional materials on certain web pages visited by users. Such ads are most commonly presented in the form of small boxes that contain certain coupons available, or in the form of underlined keywords. Once users click any of these coupons the ad comes up mentioning that it is presented by CouponDropDown. Speaking in technical patters, CouponDropDown is a browser add-on applicable for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. This adware is most commonly installed together with other freeware applications that have this particular browser add-on bundled with them. For example, when users install programs like FBPhotoZoom, Yontoo and 1ClickDownload the installer automatically by default suggests to install CouponDropDown add-on. Use these instructions to get rid of CouponDropDown ads from your computer.

CouponDropDown adware

The peculiarity of this adware program is that it is quite difficult to be removed from computers. This is because the utility is often bundled under some other program names. In this article you will find helpful tips on how to remove this application from your system and get rid of its ads displayed in all major browsers.

Various sites offer various methods of CouponDropDown adware removal. Some believe manual removal is the best, even though this is surely a tremendous time-consuming process. In our instructions below we recommend you to get rid of this adware automatically by downloading running anti-malware application. Once the scan is completed you should click “Remove Selections” to get rid of all identified files and registry entries associated with the adware. Reboot you computer and repeat scan if necessary. Finally, if you’re a fan of manual removal, scroll down to the bottom of the page where you will find out technical details about CouponDropDown location on your computer (its associated files and registry entries).

Automatic CouponDropDown adware uninstall instructions:

  • Through your browser download Plumbytes Anti-Malware via https://www.system-tips.net/download.php or directly via the link below.
  • Scan your computer and remove all detected adware files and registry entries.
  • In Plumbytes Anti-Malware click “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • Reset browser settings

  • Give your permission to reset your browser settings by clicking “Yes“:
  • Confirmation to reset browser settings

  • You will encounter the following message:
  • Reset browser settings completed

Example of similar removal in YouTube video:

Technical information:

Associated files:

%ProgramFilesX86%\CouponDropDown\
%ProgramFilesX86%\CouponDropDown\CouponDropDown.dll
%ProgramFilesX86%\CouponDropDown\CouponDropDown.exe
%ProgramFilesX86%\CouponDropDown\CouponDropDown.ico
%ProgramFilesX86%\CouponDropDown\CouponDropDown.ini
%ProgramFilesX86%\CouponDropDown\CouponDropDownGui.exe
%ProgramFilesX86%\CouponDropDown\CouponDropDownInstaller.log
%ProgramFilesX86%\CouponDropDown\Uninstall.exe
%LocalAppData%\CouponDropDown\
%LocalAppData%\CouponDropDown\Chrome\
%LocalAppData%\CouponDropDown\Chrome\CouponDropDown.crx

Associated entries in registry:

HKCU\Software\AppDataLow\Software\CouponDropDown\
HKCU\Software\AppDataLow\Software\Crossrider
HKCU\Software\Cr_Installer
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0004352.BHO
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0004352.FBApi
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0004352.Sandbox
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550055435552}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660066436652}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{77777777-7777-7777-7777-770077437752}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440044434452}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011431152}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{22222222-2222-2222-2222-220022432252}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{33333333-3333-3333-3333-330033433352}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\Interface\{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550055435552}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\Interface\{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660066436652}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\Interface\{77777777-7777-7777-7777-770077437752}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\TypeLib\{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440044434452}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\CLSID\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011431152}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\CLSID\{22222222-2222-2222-2222-220022432252}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\CLSID\{33333333-3333-3333-3333-330033433352}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\Interface\{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550055435552}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\Interface\{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660066436652}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\Interface\{77777777-7777-7777-7777-770077437752}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\TypeLib\{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440044434452}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\New Windows\Allow\*.crossrider.com
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011431152}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\CouponDropDown
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011431152}

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