This article contains step by step instructions on how to remove PriceGong popup ads. Please read and be still.
What is PriceGong Popup Ads
PriceGong popup ads are made by the PriceGong adware and you can see them in the lower right corner when you visit the shopping websites such as EBay, Walmart, Amazon, etc. As a platform, PriceGong adware serves for those shopping websites to grab the customer’s attention by offering coupons or the cheaper products of the same kind of from other websites. For example, if you are interested in edition graphics calculator of Warmart.com, when you open the product details page and then there will be a similar products promotion from other different shopping websites popping up. (The picture is shown below)
Coupons from PriceGong
Is PriceGong Adware Safe
PriceGong adware is technically not a virus, but it can also arouse some bad influences. Taking the format of browser extension, it hijacks all of your browsers sneakily. This is the reason why you receive PriceGong popup ads while browse shopping websites. Furthermore, PriceGong adware’s real purpose is to mislead you to buy the sales it offers so as to generate traffic and revenues. To increase purchase rate, it will collect your browser habit and search queries which may contain your personal information to display more related ads. So don’t feel confused when receive the call from telemarketers.
How to Remove PriceGong Popup Ads
- Step 1> Uninstall PriceGong and other unknown applications installed recently from control panel or via Cloud System Booster
- Step 2> Remove PriceGong extensions from IE, Firefox & Google Chrome
- Step 3> Remove residual junk files and invalid registry entries from your PC using Cloud System Booster
- Step 4> Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker
Step 1> Uninstall PriceGong and other unknown applications installed recently from control panel
Please note, PriceGong adware is installed on your PC alongside different free software you download from the internet. So you are suggested to uninstall this free software like 1-Click Answer. By the way, you’d better consider the recent installed program tracing back to time of the PriceGong popups appearing.
For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for PriceGong and other unknown programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change one by one.
For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for PriceGong and other unknown programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change one by one.
Although PriceGong adware can be removed from control panel, there are still leftover items of this virus remaining your PC system without your Knowledge. Anvi Uninstaller bundled with Cloud System Booster （System Maintenance& Optimizer) is recommended to help you remove this toolbar thoroughly and easily.
1. Please install Cloud System Booster first.
Free download link: http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html
Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php
2. After installing, open it and click Expert, and then click Toolbox to download Anvi Uninstaller within several senconds.
3. Then, click run to scan all programs on your PC.
4. Select PriceGong or other virus like below, right click on it, then click Uninstall. Repeat the operation to remove other unwanted programs. ( by switching to Recently Installed tab you can easily find those of you want to remove)
5. Anvi Uninstaller customizes three removal steps for users during the process of removing PriceGong adware. Picture is displayed below, you can skip first step to go on the following operations.
Please note: Perfect Scan is only available in Pro version.
6. After removing PriceGong adware, Anvi Uninstaller will detect all leftover items of this infection to offer you a perfect removal. For PriceGong adware, there is no leftovers left. Please click Close to close the window.
Step 2> Remove PriceGong extension from IE, Firefox & Google Chrome(automatically/manually)
—Repair browser damages via Anvi Slim ToolBar
1: Download and install Anvi Slim ToolBar.
Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html
Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php
2. Remove toolbars from browsers
After installing Anvi Slim ToolBar, please open it(if you use trial version, click at the right bottom of box; if you use pro version, input your license key in the blank box), and click on Manage to detect toolbars in your browsers. When the result is displayed, select toolbar and entensions related to PriceGong adware and others you what to remove, and then click Remove button to remove them.
—Manunally remove PriceGong extensions from your browsers
If you are Internet Explorer users:
Go to Internet Expplorer browser, click on Tools( For Windows XP )/gear icon （ For Windows 7 ) at the upper-right corner of the Window, and the click on Manage add-ons. Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Right click on PriceGong extension and then click on Disable.
It is normal to find PriceGong extension is non-existed in this browser. The reason is that you get the extension is removed alongside the removal of PriceGong adware.
If your are Firefox users:
If you are Google Chrome users:
Step 3> Remove residual junk files, invalid registry entries form your computer
There may exist some residual junk files and invalid registry entries in your computer system after uninstalling PriceGong adware. Thus, Cloud System Booster is required to clean up them and save your disk space so as to increase running speed of your computer.
1. After you install the program, please open it, click on the BOOST button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.
2. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clean button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.
Step 4> Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker
It is possibly that PriceGong popup ads will infect your computer again when you are tricked into downloading free software from unknown page or open malicious links, webpage carelessly. To avoid being infected by adware and annoyed by popups, you are recommended to install internet ads blocker—Anvi Ad Blocker to give you a real-time protection. It protects Windows system from malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites by blocking them all. Moreover, it also speed up your webpage loading meanwhile it blocks all risky or potentially risky things from the Internet. Install Anvi Ad Blocker to protect the browsers from various pop-up ads, malicious websites. Download and install free or pro version of Anvi Ad Blocker. Then open it and it will keep running to help you to protect your computer from various online risks and annoyance ranging from spam ads, pop up ads, flash ads to phishing, hacked websites and many other malicious websites.
Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html
After installing the spam ads and malicious URLs blocker, please click on the ON button to keep it running, so it will give you a real-time protect to help you out of the annoying of popup ads and attack of various malicious URLs.
Besides, you can add malicious URLs to Black Lists to block them run and add URLs that you think aren’t annoying to White Lists to allow them to run.
Though you have remove PriceGong adware successfully, your disk drives may still carry a heavy load. Due to the infection of adware or even other more malicious malware, there will be some of file system errors and junks and invalid fragments in your disk drives. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk drives, clean up junk files, rearrange fragmented data in the disk as well as optimize the performance of your disk drives.
Free download: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_aud.html
Purchase ： http://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php
After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.
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