What is OptiDiscount?
OptiDiscount is an unwanted adware that will bring you many troubles if it has installed on your computer. It is compatible with various browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. This pesky thing can control your web browser in order to replace the default homepage , hijack your search engine and alter your current settings. Act as an add-on to your browser, you can hardly notice it. It uses ads to generate pay-per-click revenue. Therefor, your webpage will be flood with numerous ads or links. These annoying popups will constantly appear on every new tab your open which will seriously distract your online activities and slow down the internet speed.
OptiDiscount is generally created by the cyber criminals. It always connects with some free downloads. Those freeware or shareware you download may be offered by suspicious websites that are contained virus or malicious programs. In most cases, OptiDiscount may be bundled into the download process and infiltrate into your system without your knowledge.
What harms OptiDiscount may bring?
If OptiDiscount sneaks into your computer, it will privately opens the backdoor for some unwanted extensions or other malicious program to get inside your computer. It will greatly increase the risk of being attacked. Increasingly, those programs would drag down the speed of your computer, even consume a great deal of system resources. Thus, your computer may suffer from the damage of crashing down. Worse of all, your confidential information about online bank account, credit card detail, email address or password may be sold out to the third-party, which may use it for illegal purposes.
How to remove OptiDiscount?
Though OptiDiscount may not be as harmful as some other major virus, it’s still hampering the normal life online. Therefore, it is necessary for us to get it out of computer.
Method 1. Manually remove OptiDiscount from your PC
Step 1. Uninstall OptiDiscount from your PC
1. Access Window’s Start Menu and select “Control Panel”.
2. Select “Programs and Features”.
3. Search for the potentially unwanted program and uninstall it by clicking the “Uninstall” button.
Step 2.Uninstall it from your browser
1. Go to Tools and select Manage add-ons
2. Disable the items which are related the program.
1. Go to Firefox’s Tools, and then select Add-ons
2. Navigate to Add-ons panel, and remove those extensions which are associated with OptiDiscount
1. Click the Menu icon of Chrome and select Settings
2. Click Extensions on the left panel and remove the extensions related to OptiDiscount
Step 3. Show all hidden files
Press the Star button and type” Folder Options”, then Click Folder Options; Click the View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and then clear the checkbox for Hide protected system operating files.
Step 3. Seek and delete related files of OptiDiscount in hidden folders listed below:
Step 4. Delete all related registries
• Call out “Run” box by pressing “Windows” key + “R” key on your keyboard;
• Type “Regedit” into the Run box and click OK to open Registry Editor
Delete them all：
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”
Method 2. Automatically remove OptiDiscount from your PC
Step 1. Click the following icon to download SpyHunter
Step 2. Double click on its file and then click the Run button to enter the installation procedure
Step 4. When complete the installation, open SpyHunter and click Scan Computer Now! button to start scan your computer.
Step 5. Then check the scan result and click on Fix Threats button to make your computer clean rapidly.
Optional solution: use RegCure Pro to optimize your PC.
RegCure Pro is packed with the tools you need to boost your PC’s speed and performance. Featuring an intuitive interface and easy-to-use work flow, RegCure Pro scans common problem areas -and quickly and safely fixes them. As well, it has several tools and features to address other performance and computing issues.
Step 1. Download RegCure Pro by Clicking on the icon below
Step 2. Double-click on the RegCure Pro program to open it, and then follow the instructions to install it.
Step 3. When complete the installation, open the application and choose which part you want to scan, and then click the button Click to Start Scan.
Step 4. When the System Scan is done, click Fix All button to correct all the security risks and potential causes of your computer slow performance.