How to Remove/ Uninstall PriceSparrow Virus and Fix Popups

Posted by Britt Duncan - January 24, 2014

Accidentally affected by PriceSparrow malware? PriceSparrow is classified as a malicious adware that generates lots of coupons, deals and discounts to cheat computer users. Read this post and get professional and safe instructions to completely get rid of PriceSparrow adware.

Is PriceSparrow a dangerous virus?

PriceSparrow is an unwelcome browser application that is installed together with free resources onto your computer. As we know, unverified freeware usually recommends uses to install some suspect programs that are mostly unsafe. It is necessary to be aware of each installation step of the freeware if you want to avoid PriceSparrow malware.

Once inside, PriceSparrow adware begins to perform its spiteful activities. A great deal of commercial advertisements pop up when you open your browser. You cannot stop these odious pop-ups unless you turn off your browser. By the way, it is useless for you to use other browsers because PriceSparrow adware is able to affect various browsers. Apart from the pop-ups, your Internet activities also are interfered with numerous redirections. PriceSparrow adware puts its malicious codes in your computer so that it is capable of taking control of your browser.

Unwanted program PriceSparrow redirects your homepage and search results to many unauthorized and irrelevant websites. These websites are not worth visiting because they may have been altered by cyber criminals. In other words, cyber hackers utilize these webpages to distribute malware, ransomware and other computer parasites. Keep in mind that PriceSparrow adware will not optimize your computer life. It just aims to promote sponsored websites and gain illegal income. It is suggested that you remove PriceSparrow adware from your computer without any delay.

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PriceSparrow virus Screeshot :

Disadvantages and risks of PriceSparrow Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It installs malicious add-ons to Google Chrome/ Internet Explorer/ Mozilla Firefox
3. It could change default home page to suspicious websites and display unrelated search results
4. It pops up various ads like coupons, deals and discounts to induce users into paying
5. It keeps record of online activities and collects account login user names and passwords
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It occupies most of the system resources and slows down the whole PC performance

Manually Get Rid of PriceSparrow Virus

According to our research, we found that PriceSparrow redirect is caused by PriceSparrow toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And PriceSparrow toolbar 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 PriceSparrow virus.

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

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove PriceSparrow toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

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

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

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

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“UninstallString” = %AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“ShortcutPath”

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

%AppData%\result.db
%Desktop%\random.lnk

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

PriceSparrow Redirect Virus Removal Video:

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