Discount Buddy

What is Discount Buddy?

Discount Buddy is a browser plugin very similar to Supreme Savings, Deals Plugin or Savings Sidekick. All of these browser extensions are developed by 215 Apps and all of them are claimed to have been created for the same purpose - to help you save money. Discount Buddy can be installed on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. It is said that this browser plugin should help you save thousands of dollars a year with its coupon deals. However, quite a few users consider it a potentially unwanted application, so if you are not an avid online shopper, you are recommended to remove Discount Buddy from your computer in order to avoid any security risks.

Where does Discount Buddy come from?

The Discount Buddy browser plugin can be downloaded at There you will see a lot of promotional texts about how useful this plugin is in saving your money when you shop. It claims to have more than 1000 merchants on the list, including Toys R Us, Walmart, Petsmart and so on. Supposedly, when you have this plugin installed, once you enter any of the associated online stores, you are displayed a list of coupon deals that should help you purchase something at an optimal price.

However, Discount Buddy can also be downloaded bundled with freeware at third party websites. Some users claim that the plugin has been installed without their permission, but that is not possible because Discount Buddy always prompts users about the oncoming installation. The problem is that users sometimes go through the install process to fast to actually notice what EXACTLY they install on their PCs.


How to remove Discount Buddy?

It is very easy to remove Discount Buddy from your computer. The reason why users are advised to remove this extension is that it can be easily exploited by third parties to collect your web browsing information, or be instrumental in delivering malware to target computers. Either way, after manual removal you also should perform a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner, to make sure that there are not malicious programs present in your system.

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Manual Discount Buddy Removal

For Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of your screen.
  2. When Charms bar appears, click Settings. Go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove Discount Buddy.

For Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start Menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove Discount Buddy.

For Windows XP

  1. Open Start Menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs and remove Discount Buddy.

Normally, it should be enough to remove Discount Buddy via Control Panel for it to disappear from your browser as well. However, if it does not, do the following:

How to remove Discount Buddy from browser

For Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and select Manage add-ons.
  2. Remove Discount Buddy from Toolbars and Extensions.

For Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Ctrl+Shift+A and Add-ons Manager tab will open.
  2. Remove Discount Buddy from Extensions list.

For Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and select Tools.
  2. Go to Extensions and remove Discount Buddy.


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