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What is CouponsHelper.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the CouponsHelper.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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CouponsHelper.exe file information

The process known as Slick Savings Helper or Download.com Installer belongs to software Slick Savings or Browser Extensions by Spigot (www.spigot.com) or Cloud Installer.

Description: CouponsHelper.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file CouponsHelper.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 550,000 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 832,864 bytes, 540,656 bytes, 544,720 bytes or 1,162,496 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/couponshelper.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run). The file is not a Windows core file. There is no information about the author of the file. It is digitally signed. CouponsHelper.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: It is possible to contact www.spigot.com Customer Service or safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Slick Savings or Spigot, Inc. (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware also uses the file name CouponsHelper.exe, for example ADW_Widgi.component (detected by TrendMicro), and Artemis!143DECEA2420 (detected by McAfee). Therefore, you should check the CouponsHelper.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Slick Savings Helper has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.

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Best practices for resolving CouponsHelper issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with CouponsHelper. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the CouponsHelper.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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