Remove DealCabby ads (Removal Instructions)

DealCabby is an adware program that will display their own ads on the web pages that you are visiting.These advertisements will be shown as boxes containing various coupons that are available or as underlined keywords, which when clicked will display an advertisement that states it is brought to you by DealCabby.
DealCabby adware DealCabby ad
DealCabby got on your computer after you have installed another program that had bundled in their installer the DealCabby adware.
You should always pay attention when installing software because often, a software installer includes optional installs, such as this DealCabby. Be very careful what you agree to install. Always opt for the custom installation and deselect anything that is not familiar, especially optional software that you never wanted to download and install in the first place. It goes without saying that you should not install software that you don’t trust.

DealCabby – Virus Removal Instructions

STEP 1 : Uninstall DealCabby from your computer

DealCabby has installed a program called DealCabby on your computer which we will need to uninstall.

  1. To uninstall DealCabby program from your computer,click the Start button, click on Control Panel,the select Uninstall a program. (Add or Remove Programs for Windows XP users)
  2. Search and uninstall DealCabby from your computer.
    [Image: DealCabby uninstaller]

Please keep in mind that on some computers, this program might be renamed, if you can’t find DealCabby on your list,then carefully look for any other program developed by DealCabby ,and uninstall it from your computer.


STEP 2 : Remove the DealCabby residual damage from your browser

Remove DealCabby from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer,then click on the gear icon [Image: icongear.jpg] (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right) and then  select Manage add-ons
    Internet Options in IE
  2. From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select DealCabby and click Disable.
    [Image: DealCabby add-on in Internet Explorer]

Remove DealCabby from Mozilla Firefox

  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, then select Add-ons.
    Firefox addon menu
  2. Select the Extensions tab, then remove DealCabby from Firefox.
    [Image: DealCabby extension in Firefox]

Remove DealCabby from Google Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu Chrome menu on the browser toolbar,select Tools and then click on Extensions.
    Google Chrome Extensions
  2. In the Extensions tab,remove the DealCabby extension, by clicking on the Recycle Bin next to the plugin.
    [Image: DealCabby extension in Google Chrome]

Please keep in mind that on some computers, the browser add-on might have a different name, if you can’t find DealCabby on your list,then carefully look for any other extension developed by Drop Down Deals ,and remove it from your computer.


STEP 3: Remove DealCabby registry keys with Adwcleaner

  1. You can download AdwCleaner from the below link.
    ADWCLEANER DOWNLAOD LINK (This link will automatically download AdwCleaner on your computer)
  2. Before starting this utility,close all open programs and internet browsers.
  3. Double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
  4. Click on Delete,then confirm each time with Ok.
    Adwcleaner utility
  5. Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart.
  6. NEXT,double click on adwcleaner.exe to run the tool.
  7. Click on Uninstall,then confirm with yes to remove this utility from your computer.

STEP 4: Scan your computer for malware

Run a computer scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

  1. You can download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free from the below link,then double click on it to install this program.
    MALWAREBYTES ANTI-MALWARE DOWNLOAD LINK(This link will open a download page in a new window from where you can download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free)
  2. When the installation begins, keep following the prompts in order to continue with the setup process.
    DO NOT make any changes to default settings and when the program has finished installing, make sure you leave both the Update Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware checked,then click on the Finish button.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware final installation screen]
  3. On the Scanner tab,select Perform quick scan and then click on the Scan button to start scanning your computer.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Quick Scan]
  4. Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware will now start scanning your computer as shown below.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scanning for malware]
  5. When the Malwarebytes scan will be completed,click on Show Result.
    [Image: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scan results]
  6. You will now be presented with a screen showing you the malware infections that Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware has detected.Please note that the infections found may be different than what is shown in the image.Make sure that everything is Checked (ticked) and click on the Remove Selected button.
    [Image:Malwarebytes removing malware]

Run a computer scan with HitmanPro

  1. Download HitmanPro from the below link,then double click on it to start this program.
    HITMANPRO DOWNLOAD LINK (This link will open a new web page from where you can download HitmanPro)
    IF you are experiencing problems while trying to start HitmanPro, you can use the Force Breach mode.To start HitmanPro in Force Breach mode, hold down the left CTRL-key when you start HitmanPro and all non-essential processes are terminated, including the malware process. (How to start HitmanPro in Force Breach mode – Video)
  2. HitmanPro will start and you’ll need to follow the prompts (by clicking on the Next button) to start a system scan with this program.
    HitmanPro scanner
    HitmanPro installation
  3. HitmanPro will start scanning your computer for malware as seen in the image below.
    HitmanPro scans after
  4. Once the scan is complete,you’ll see a screen which will display all the infected files that this utility has detected, and you’ll need to click on Next to remove these malicious files.
    HitmanPro scan results
  5. Click Activate free license to start the free 30 days trial and remove all the malicious files from your computer.
    HitmanPro 30 days activation button

If you are still experiencing problems while trying to remove DealCabby from your machine, please start a new thread in our Malware Removal Assistance forum.

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  • Jonathan E. Kissr

    Thanks, my wife got this on her computer. I followed your Instructions to a “T” and it worked, thanks for the help as it is very appreciated.