DiscountRatio Removal Guide

Why should you eliminate DiscountRatio add-on?

First things first, DiscountRatio is considered as an ad-supported add-on (extension) for all major web browsers like Internet Explorer, Edge, Safari, Opera, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. This nasty application is promoted on several online software stores as a very useful browser extension. Though, some Windows computer users install it manually in order to take advantages of "on going discounts" for online shopping. But in the end of the day, they realizes that they've made a big mistake. On the other hand, DiscountRatio is installed on computer through stealth installation (software bundling technique). Once it is inside your computer, you see a whole lot pop ups and banners covering the web pages that you visit. When you try to close these pop ups then more pop ups appears on the browser's pages. For instance, if you are visiting Facebook for chatting with family or friends, it will cover up your full Facebook page by injecting annoying discount offers, prices comparisons, coupons for online shopping.

DiscountRatio adware

Unfortunately, this isn't it, DiscountRatio makes use of Cookies and collects your personal identifiable and credential informations. Such info includes your IP address, system configuration, name, email, mobile number, postal address, online browsing habits, shopping details and so on. With the help of such info developers get to know your likes and dislikes. Afterwards, though the command and control server they schedule relevant ads to be injected on your computer whenever your computer is connected to the Internet. These ads will not stop being injected themselves unless you remove DiscountRatio from your computer completely.

DiscountRatio adware – What should you do against it?

Without wasting any time, you should scan your computer with your Antivirus software, if it doesn't delete the infection then try to update your Antivirus and then again scan your computer. If still you are facing the same problem then uninstall your bogus Antivirus and install new effective one, perform full system scan and wait till the result come out. Next, if you are a tech-person then try removing DiscountRatio adware manually by following the given removal guide. Most importantly, you should never participate malicious activities while surfing online to keep your computer clean.

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How to Uninstall DiscountRatio from Control Panel from Windows 10

  • Click and Open Start Menu option




  • Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents



  • Click on System option




  • On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option




  • Now Click on DiscountRatio to remove it from PC.


How to Eliminate DiscountRatio from Windows 8/8.1


Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.



Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the DiscountRatio related processes and then click to “End Task”




Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by DiscountRatio infection.


Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.


After that, click Add/Remove Program


Uninstall DiscountRatio associated programs from Windows 8/8.1


Uninstall DiscountRatio From Window 7/vista


Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode


Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”


First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.



Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with DiscountRatio one by one then click on End Task.



Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.


The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.



Now select DiscountRatio within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate DiscountRatio from Windows XP


Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.


Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the DiscountRatio associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.


Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by DiscountRatio.


Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the DiscountRatio related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.





How to Uninstall DiscountRatio From Your Infected Browser


A. Guidelines to Remove DiscountRatio From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall DiscountRatio

Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar


Click and select on View advanced settings option

advance settings-edge

In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”


Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.

How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall DiscountRatio


  • Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
  • Select specific page or pages under Open with option
  • After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as



B. How to Delete DiscountRatio from Google Chrome


Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions


Select all the malicious extensions including DiscountRatio and then select trash icon


Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section


In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser


C. How to Uninstall DiscountRatio From Mozilla Firefox


Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.


A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.


In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.


Find DiscountRatio add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.


Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.


D. How to Remove DiscountRatio From Internet Explorer


First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.

Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.


Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.

A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.

A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select DiscountRatio and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE


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