GreatSaver adware is a browser extension, plugin or addon for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, also called a Browser Helper Object for Internet Explorer. GreatSaver provides ads all over your browser, it will display advertisements within the Google Search Engine as “Ads not by this site” or “Ads by GreatSaver” or even “brought by GreatSaver” advertisements and coupons as JollyWallet on websites as Amazon, Best Buy, Wallmart or Ebay with inline text or a large bar on the end of the page or popups. This GreatSaver adware is installed during a update or new install of the VLC Media Player. This VLC Media Player is used alot to promote, and install adware on a victim’s computer. VLC is free from there official source and is used a lot worldwide, this is the reason for promotors to distribute there adware like “GreatSaver” using VLC Media Player Fake Installers.
GreatSaver pretends “Great Saver is the new tool to getting the best deals from all your favourite shopping sites, giving you the advantage of comparing item prices, deals and promotions from different shopping sites.”
It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast thru the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers a Advanced or Custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.