Helpful Tips on Uninstalling PriceDownloader Adware—PriceDownloader Malware Removal Guide

Posted by Britt Duncan - February 19, 2014

Observe lots of ads displayed by PriceDownloader on your IE/Firefox/Chrome? Your browsers must have been taken over by this adware! What can you do to stop this nasty stuff? This post contains an effective manual removal guide to help you better combat this malware.

PriceDownloader Adware Description

PriceDownloader is observed to deliver enormous promoting ads to end users regardless of what web browsers they are using. It is a typical adware invented by cyber criminals to earn a profit by advertising related commercial websites. To be more specific, this malware is designed to manipulate default browser settings so as to pop up whatever ads whenever it likes.

If computer users have this computer threat inside their PCs, endless popups, in-text ads as well as drop-down coupons will be seen gradually. You may wonder why all the promoting information seems to match what you want. As a matter of fact, by monitoring all your online browsing habit, PriceDownloader adware knows exactly what you like. That is to say, it makes copy of your keyword searches and site visits whenever you are online. Consequently, it will offer savings suit to your taste perfectly.

You should note that this threat has the ability to record all the passwords you put in either on the social networking sites, or online banks. This kind of action will cause great trouble to you without any doubt. PriceDownloader is not that kind like some users perceive. That’s why we suggest you to remove this adware the moment it is found on your browsers. Do remember not to click on suspicious junk email attachments, download freeware from unidentified resource or visit shady websites. Otherwise, you will encounter this pest unexpectedly.

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PriceDownloader Adware Screenshot:

PriceDownloader Adware Is Malicious:
1. PriceDownloader takes over all the installed browsers;
2. PriceDownloader modifies default browser settings;
3. PriceDownloader inserts various ads to promote its sponsored site;
4. PriceDownloader is promoted by malicious free downloads;
5. PriceDownloader monitors your online browsing secretly.

Instruction on Removing PriceDownloader Malware

According to our research, we found that PriceDownloader adware often gets installed together with other programs. And PriceDownloader adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing PriceDownloader virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting PriceDownloader malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove PriceDownloader adware and other unknown software

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable PriceDownloader or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling PriceDownloader and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of PriceDownloader virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of PriceDownloader virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\PriceDownloader
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\random.exe

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of PriceDownloader malware

% Program Files% \ PriceDownloader pop-up \ PriceDownloader pop-up. exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\ PriceDownloader pop-up. lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu \ PriceDownloader pop-up \ PriceDownloader pop-up. lnk

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that PriceDownloader virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal cannot guarantee a thorough removal of PriceDownloader virus.

PriceDownloader Adware Removal Video:

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