How to get rid of the CouponBarIE VirusSometimes the CouponBarIE file may cloak a virus, such as Kaspersky found not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Coupons, as well as TrendMicro found ADW_COUPONS. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with CouponBarIE.dll
The CouponBarIE.dll process is also known as CouponBarIE and is a part of CouponBar. This software is produced by Coupons. An obsolete or defective version of CouponBarIE.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- CouponBarIE has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CouponBarIE has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CouponBarIE.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CouponBarIE.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CouponBarIE.dll CouponBarIE
CouponBarIE.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. CouponBarIE.dll is found in the C:\Windows directory or sometimes in in a subdirectory of the Windows Temp folder.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 509,272 bytes (71% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 513,632 bytes.
This DLL file is a browser plug-in. This could mean that your Internet Explorer has been given additional useful capabilities. However, not all such plug-ins are worthwhile. Some just display advertisements or surreptitiously change your browser settings. The unique identifer of the browser plug-in is 62960D20-6D0D-1AB4-4BF1-95B0B5B8783A. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The CouponBarIE file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. CouponBarIE.dll is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 34% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find CouponBarIE.dll on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about CouponBarIE?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall CouponBar
To remove CouponBarIE from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for CouponBar in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if CouponBarIE.dll (CouponBarIE) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of CouponBarIE. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CouponBarIE or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or CouponBarIE.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.