Threat Database Adware DiscouNNtExtensi


By LoneStar in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 11,372
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 1,953
First Seen: January 13, 2014
Last Seen: September 19, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

DiscouNNtExtensi is an irritating Potentially Unwanted Program. The main purpose of DiscouNNtExtensi is to make money, and DiscouNNtExtensi may cause numerous problems on the affected computers. Because of this, computer users should avoid installing DiscouNNtExtensi and should remove DiscouNNtExtensi immediately if DiscouNNtExtensi is already installed. DiscouNNtExtensi may affect most Web browsers on the Windows operating system, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. In many cases, DiscouNNtExtensi is installed in a suspicious way that uses a bundling with other software to pass under the computer user's radar. You can avoid DiscouNNtExtensi by using safe browsing practices, protecting your computer with a reliable security program, and observing the installation process carefully of any new software to make sure that it does not include PUPs like DiscouNNtExtensi.

The Removal of DiscouNNtExtensi is Complicated

One particular issue associated with DiscouNNtExtensi is that this Web browser extension is quite difficult to remove through normal means. This happens because once DiscouNNtExtensi is uninstalled, DiscouNNtExtensi installs itself automatically. Because of this, computer users should make sure that all files and system setting changes associated with DiscouNNtExtensi are also removed after uninstalling DiscouNNtExtensi. In general, removal of DiscouNNtExtensi should be aided by a reliable, fully updated security program. The following are symptoms associated with DiscouNNtExtensi:

  • DiscouNNtExtensi may cause Web browser redirects, forcing affected computer users to visit websites associated with DiscouNNtExtensi repeatedly. DiscouNNtExtensi may reroute the affected Web browser whenever the computer user tries to click on a link, type a Web address or carry out an online search. Redirects associated with DiscouNNtExtensi may also occur suddenly and without warning.
  • DiscouNNtExtensi is classified as adware because its main purpose is to expose computer users to advertising material. DiscouNNtExtensi will display numerous irritating pop-up advertisements on affected Web browsers and even insert its own marketing material into websites viewed on the affected Web browser.
  • DiscouNNtExtensi may cause system performance issues and performance problems with the affected Web browser.

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File System Details

DiscouNNtExtensi may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. w3XGZkeZl.x64.dll 7e1de5e320133c650f467e3d557d862b 314
2. xe.dll 9c9d951ea4baeecb6fa18f3eb445034b 31
3. nu6wW_0by.dll 160ada936942ef6518d628cf95be645a 27
4. LVRkyo.dll d8f01e5697607e7ee3c76527d7205679 9
5. G9o.x64.dll e30742ece34470dbbebeba0c061e89c4 6
6. NOTSO6.x64.dll 5eb60a3517974b22583bbd5f7a3890ca 5
7. h63qNZ_4.dll af8e9dcb071bee8827e5f2650826aedf 5
8. cus9p80BE.dll ef6b8b1f25c2ffb72612966e8a39d6da 4
9. vXQf.x64.dll 53aa2217e6e6b38077d462200cfe4db2 4
10. J.x64.dll 2c0dd88a4f924784717e447a028af11a 3
11. sbN8n.x64.dll 04321127380e3556a7a3993b981aab8e 3


DiscouNNtExtensi may create the following directory or directories:

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\DiscountExtensi


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