Download Savings Removal Guide

Do you know what Download Savings is?

The browser extension known by the name Download Savings is a tool which supposedly can offer you authentic saving deals and coupons whenever you visit or browse online shopping sites. The program is available from its official website where it is promoted as a tool which can help you get instant access to best deals. Who developed the application? The publisher of the add-on is 215 Apps, and it has also distributed CouponDropDown, Supreme Savings, Solid Savings, Savings Explorer and other well-known add-ons. Do you think the tool is beneficial? Then why do Windows security experts recommend having Download Savings deleted?

It is disclaimed that Download Savings uses web cookies to track certain information about you. This is where the risks of the application lie. As you know, tracking cookies may be used to record passwords and usernames so that you could access your personal accounts easily. Even though the web cookie of the add-on primarily collects information about your browsing habits, it is possible for malignant third parties or even schemers to employ it for illicit data collection. Of course, you can remove the cookie, as it is stated within the Privacy Policy:

You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser. However, if you block or erase cookies, or change the settings of Flash, your online experience may be limited.

There is no point in having the web cookies of the add-on removed as this will disrupt the running of the entire application. Instead you should delete Download Savings altogether. Is the removal of the add-on complicated? It is not, unless your PC is infected with all sorts of dangerous programs which you should delete. To make sure this is not the case – install a reliable spyware scanner. If you scroll down you will see the manual removal instructions which will help you delete the add-on from the PC.

How to remove Download Savings manually?

Delete from Windows XP:

  1. Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs.
  2. Select the undesirable add-on and click Remove.

Delete from Windows Vista & Windows 7:

  1. Start -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a program.
  2. Right-click the application you wish to remove -> Uninstall.

Delete from Windows 8:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI start screen -> All apps.
  2. Control Panel -> Uninstall a program.
  3. Double-click Download Savings -> Uninstall.

In non-techie terms:

Download Savings is a browser extension which potentially could act as a gateway for misleading and dangerous pop-ups, advertisements and deals. If you notice being flooded with suspicious online ads, it would be best to remove Download Savings right away.

Aliases: DownloadSavings.