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How to Remove PricePeep Ads and Deals? (Adware Removal Guide)

 

Boxes contains similar products and relevant coupons from PricePeep appear on your webpage? The symptom indicates that your PC has been infected with the PUP PricePeep. Read on and this article will show you how to remove it correctly and completely.

 

What is PricePeep

 

Similar to PriceGong and A2Zlyrics, PricePeep is adware/PUP(potentially unwanted program) that hijacks your browser in the format of browser extension.
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Although the adware declares that it will automatically search across thousands of online stores to find the most up-to-date information and bring you the best prices, it can’t cover up a series of malicious traits.

First of all, this PUP goes to your PC without knowledge and permission. The way it installs on is a deceive means called bundling.

Besides, PricePeep pops up numerous ads and deals that disturb people quite a lot when your visit shopping websites.

What’s more, it will gather your browsing data to give you coupons, products or other amazing special offers to cater to you. However, you should be careful about your sensitive personal information that may be exploited by cybercriminals.

Last but not the least, PricePeep is actually luring you to end up as the target of online sellers. Your visit and purchase make this PUP boosts traffic and generates revenue.

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How Are You Infected with PricePeep Adware

 

Most often, the PUP PricePeep gets access into users’ computers bundled with the freeware or other downloads from the internet. It lurks in the background of such downloads and installs on users’ PC successfully because of their carelessness. As an option with the check box that has already been ticked, PricePeep enables most of users to regard it as a legal part of downloads. So People including you may click “next” after “next” to install these downloads so as to let PricePeep slip into computer. In a few cases that might infiltrate computer completely hide in the downloads without any warning.

 

How to Prevent from being Infected with PricePeep Adware Again in the Future

 

To ensure be safe on in the further, we need to adopt necessary measures to get free from virus infections. Here we offer you some effective prevention tips and these tips are applied to all of browser hijacker, redirect virus, adware, toolbar and PUPs that share the common with distribution.

1. Be attentive to visit websites, especially those unknown and with strange looking. It is high recommended to install a protective tool like Anvi AD Blocker for blocking malicious websites and popups, for details, please read Easy Ads-free Surfing with Anvi Ad Blocker, or you can choose to Turn on Security Features of Internet Browsers for Safer Surfing Online to block malicious websites.

2. Always keep an eye on what you click and download, including music, movies, files, browser plug-ins or add-ons. When you do install software, make sure you’re getting the software from a trusted source

3. Keep your antivirus software and other security protect applications up to data.

4. Delete internet browsing history including the history of the websites you have visited and the history of the downloads you’ve performed to prevent you from getting malicious infections again.

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How to Remove PricePeep Ads and Deals

 

–Removal guide

  • Step 1: Uninstall PricePeep adware from computer and optimize your PC
  • Step 2: Remove PricePeep browser extensions from IE, Firefox and Google Chrome
  • Step 3: Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker

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Step 1: Uninstall PricePeep adware from computer and optimize your PC

 

Please note, PricePeep adware is installed on your PC alongside different free software you download from the internet. So you are suggested to uninstall this free software. By the way, you’d better consider the recent installed program tracing back to time of its pop-up ads and deals appearing. If it’s hard for you to distinguish which one is malicious or useless, we recommended you use antivirus software Anvi Smart Defender to give your PC a full scan. For more details, please see Malware Prevention Tips.

Before uninstalling, please close all your browsers.

 

1. Please install Cloud System Booster first.

Free version: http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Pro version: 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; and then run it.

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3. Switch to the Recently Installed tab to remove PricePeep adware. ( Please Skip “Create System Restore Points” when removing)

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4. Please go back to Home, and click on Boost to scan junk files and invalid registry entries left in your computer; and then click Clean to optimize your PC.

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Please always use the tool like Cloud System Booster to clean up the leftovers in the computer to get a clean and optimized PC environment.

 

—Alternative removal choice

 

It is available that removing PricePeep adware through your control panel except by Anvi Uninstaller.

 

For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for PricePeep and unknown and dubious programs, select them and click Remove one by one.

 

For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for PricePeep and unknown and dubious programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change one by one.

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For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for PricePeep and unknown and dubious programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change one by one.

After remove the PricePeep adware from the control panel, please use system clean tool Cloud System Booster(Download:http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html to remove the residential junk files in your PC completely.

 

Step 2: Remove PricePeep browser extensions from IE, Firefox and Google Chrome

 

Here we offer you 3 option to remove PricePeep browser extensions from your browser.

Option 1 Remove PricePeep browser extensions via Anvi Slim Toolbar(remove automatically with one click)
Option 2 Manually remove extensions from web browser add-ons/extensions tab
Option 3 Manually remove extensions by resetting your browser


 

Option 1 Remove PricePeep browser extensions via Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

Because some of users feel it’s a little bit complicated to manually remove PricePeep browser add-on one by one. Here, we recommend you a convenient browser management tool–Anvi Slim ToolBar. This tool is designed to remove browser add-ons and repair browser damages including homepage and search engine redirects. With one click to recovery your default browser settings.

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 Extensions from browsers

 

After installing Anvi Slim ToolBar, please open it(if you use trial version, click wwwat 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 all of malicious extensions related to PricePeep and others you what to remove, and then click Remove button to remove them.

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Option 2 Manually remove extensions from web browser add-ons/extensions tab

 

Internet Explorer

Click on Tools(IE 8)/gear icon B4JW7WO`5C[EBT{1(CYUCLR( IE 9 and 10 ) 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 PricePeep extension and then click on Disable.

 

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Firefox

Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, click on Add-ons and switch to the Extensions Tab. Click Remove to get rid of PricePeep browser add-on.

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Google Chrome

Go to wrench or 3 bar icon 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5(next to the address bar), click on Tools and then click on Extensions. Locate PricePeep browser add-on and then remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.

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Option 3 Manually remove extensions by resetting your browser

 

Please note that this method will make your personalized browser settings lost and recover to the default settings of browser itself. Please be careful when choose this method to get rid of.

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For Internet Explorer users

 

1. Go to Internet Explorer> click the gear icon(for IE 9 and 10)/Tools (for IE 8) at the top (far right)>click Internet Options.

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2. In the following pop-up box: click Advanced tab>click Reset button>click OK.

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3. In below section: select Delete personal settings>click Reset

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4. After completing the reset, click Close and then click OK.

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For Firefox users

 

1. Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, move to Help and then click Troubleshooting information.

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2. Then, click on Reset Firefox to restore browser settings to their original defaults.

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For Google Chrome users

 

1. Click the Chrome menu 8 on the browser toolbar and select Settings.
2. Click Show advanced settings and find the “Reset browser settings” section. Click Reset browser settings.
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3. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Note: When the “Help make Google Chrome better by reporting the current settings” checkbox is selected you are anonymously sending Google your Chrome settings. Reporting these settings allows them to analyze trends and work to prevent future unwanted settings changes.

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If you want know what settings will be impacted after resetting your browser settings, please see Reset browser settings on Google’s website.

 

Step 3: Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker

 

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  

Purchase link: http://www.anvisoft.com/product/adbupgrade.php

 

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.

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When appearing malicious or unwanted URL, Anvi Ad Blocker will popup this window to Remind you. If you are agree to block it, please click OK; if not, please select Add to the White list to let the URL never be blocked again.

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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.

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Malware Prevention Tips

 

Due to adware like PricePeep going to computer packaged with freeware installers and other 3rd party software, it can’t be avoid that those freeware installers still carry other viruses and infections, even they can’t be removed from control panel or can’t be trace on your PC. Under this circumstance, you need use your antivirus software like Anvi Smart Defender ( download:http://dotfab.com/download_asd.html) to detect and remove these malicious and stubborn malware and give you a prompt protection.

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Keep your disk drivers clean

 

After a longtime of use, your disk drives must carry a heavy load. 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

Purchasehttp://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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