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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Apr 16, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Adware:Win32/CostMin

Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Microsoft security software detects and removes this unwanted software.

This adware app shows ads as you browse the web. These ads don't tell you the name of the app that is showing them to you.

You can see examples of these ads on the Technical information tab.

The app can be downloaded from the program's website or bundled with some third-party software installation programs.

Find out more about how and why we identify unwanted software.

This program poses a high threat to your PC
Remove programs

You might need to manually remove this program:

The entry for this program might be called "costmin", "SaveClicker", "Shopping Chip"or "Costmin Addon".

If an uninstaller is not available, does not work properly, or you do not want to use it, you can use the following free tools to detect and remove this program and other unwanted software from your PC:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find hidden threats.

Get more help

You can also visit our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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