How to Remove Coin-have.com (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated

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I wrote this article to help you remove Coin-have.com. This Coin-have.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

Coin-have.com is a malicious page. The constant appearance of this website is a clear sign that you have a cyber infection in your system. A browser hijacker, to be exact. The pest is already in your system and it is the one forcing the Coin-have.com site on you all the time. It uses it as a front to lurk behind. For you, however, the page is a sign. A warning sign which you must heed as soon as possible in order to avoid trouble.

Once you start noticing Coin-have.com every time you so much as touch one of your previous browsers, accept the fact you are infected with a hijacker and start looking for a way out. Do not let this pest stay in your system even a minute after detection. It uses every second on board to cause problems. If given enough time to operate, it may even cause you some irreversible damage. Do you want that? You lose nothing by deleting the threat but you gain a lot. Be smart. Do the right choice. The hijacker has no place in your system. It will not enhance your online experience. It will not improve your web surfing in any way. It will only cause you headaches. Get rid of it immediately.

This pest enters your system in complete silence, but once in, you cannot miss its presence. Everything changes, starting with your browsing. All of a sudden, surfing the web is not what it used to be. You get redirected to shady sites all the time. Coin-have.com becomes your constant online shadow. It replaces your homepage and search engine without your permission and you cannot change them back. Aside from that, every page that you visit is completely covered with commercials. You see banners, coupons, banners, deals, offers, in texts, pop-ups, pop-unders, video ads, best prices, comparisons, and pretty much any other kind of ad you can think of.

The adverts are everywhere. They cover your entire screen, blinking and blocking page content. No matter what you do, they don’t go away. You cannot close them even with the “X” button. If you click on it, you get redirected to a suspicious page which may be full of malware and you can compromise your system even more with a single click. Imagine what your online activities turn into. A real nightmare. You cannot find what you are looking for as you are constantly interrupted.

The hijacker makes you avoid using your own PC. Not only online but offline as well. The overall performance of your computer worsens significantly. It lags all the time. It crashes. Your browsers freeze often. Even your Internet connection becomes unstable. And all of this due to the nasty hijacker. Why tolerate it? Why keep it in your system when it brings along nothing but unpleasantries and issues. If you remove it, everything will get back to normal. Do that. Follow our removal guide below and clean your PC for good.

How did the Coin-have.com hijacker enter your machine? Did you download it? Did you approve its installment? We don’t think so and yet, here it is. The pest tricked you. It probably arrived bundled to another program and when you were installing this program without paying attention, you got the hijacker as a bonus. Throwing caution to the wind like that is a huge mistake. Pay more attention. Don’t skip the fine print. Read carefully what you are agreeing to. The Terms and Conditions are important. Don’t click “I accept” without having read them first. Do your due diligence. Don’t make yourself an even easier target by being careless. That’s what crooks hope for.

Coin-have.com Uninstall

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Please, follow the steps precisely to remove Coin-have.com from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.

STEP-3

Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-5

Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Coin-have.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov

Daniel Stoyanov has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.

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