Collect and/or Print Coupons? - Copyright 2017 - David R Woodsmall
COUPON PRINTER Program may contain MALWARE - 4/12/2017
I will convert these URLs to Clickable Links, soon.
For now, please copy and paste the link into your Browser.
Do NOT INSTALL ANYTHING FROM THIS (above) SITE.
NEVER UPDATE DRIVERS NOR SOFTWARE AT THE REQUEST OF A SITE.
IF YOU DECIDE
TO UPDATE, GO TO THE SITE THAT CREATED THE SOFTWARE (Microsoft,
The usual setting is to allow automatic UPDATES for COUPON PRINTER - DO NOT ALLOW THIS TO HAPPEN.
After months of normal behavior, our copy of COUPON PRINTER apparently tried to install a MALICIOUS UPDATE.
My Norton 360 (anti-malware software) prevented COUPON PRINTER's update from modifying some system files, BUT WINDOWS 7 was permanently DESTROYED - I had to install three backups to even get Windows 7 to boot. The Windows autofix program FAILED to fix the problem.
After that, I noticed that NORTON 360 was no longer
functioning - NORTON'S AUTOFIX (delete and install) FAILED -
leaving my computer with NO Anti-Malware running or even on the
I had to call Norton's FAST help line and I allowed Norton to delete, re-install, update Norton 360 and scan for any left over viruses.
I then noticed that my mail program, THUNDERBIRD 52.0 would not run - so I re-installed it and got around that problem.
I then ran 3 hours of 4 different Malware detectors (finding no problems).
And I had gone through THREE Windows 7 Restore Points before finding one that would boot properly.
It took about SIX HOURS to recover my Windows 7 system and
verify that it contained no malware.
1) create a WINDOWS RESTORE POINT FAIRLY OFTEN (WEEKLY? AT LEAST BEFORE ANY SOFTWARE CHANGES ARE MADE).
2) If you are going to run COUPON PRINTER, at least always do updates MANUALLY, AFTER creating a Windows Restore Point
Bye the way, if this malware
had been RANSOMWARE, the Windows Restore would NOT have gotten
my data back.