Ads by PriceGotLower is classified as an ad-supported browser add-on or adware application. Even though it may be advertised as a useful extension, it is considered unsafe since it may generate the display of intrusive advertisements. Furthermore, clicking on the ads provided by PriceGotLower may cause troublesome browser redirects or download more suspicious add-ons to the browser. Browser extensions such as PriceGotLower are often compatible with widely used browsers – Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and should be removed completely from the PC.
Ads by PriceGotLower Distribution Method
Suspicious browser add-ons similar to Ads by PriceGotLower may enter the system in several ways
The most popular of them is software bundling. Ad-supported software may be included in the packages of freeware products under the ‘advanced’ installer option. Just deselect any piece of software that appears unknown or suspicious, and avoid being flooded with advertisements.
Many of those ad-supported apps may be legitimate. Some even have official websites and privacy policies, download agreements, etc. However, we couldn’t find much information about Ads by PriceGotLower which makes it even more suspicious. It is suspected that after the add-on is downloaded and activated, the user starts viewing many advertisements with the text ‘Ads by PriceGotLower’ on them. The ads may be pop-up or pop-under windows, banners, or in-text ads. They may even be related to the user’s search queries. If this is the case, tracking cookies may have been added to the browser.
Other potential risks associated with adware include:
- Collection of private user details – both personally identifiable and non-identifiable.
- Worsened overall performance of the system and the browser – slow-downs, crashes, freezes.
- Redirection of the user’s search requests to predefined pages.
Removal of Ads by PriceGotLower
Since adware often doesn’t provide uninstall options and it can penetrate the system in a veiled manner, using professional help to clean the system may be needed. Furthermore, the longer adware is running undetected on the system, the more vulnerable it can become to malware threats.
→N.B. Some freeware/ shareware programs will stop showing advertisements to the user once he has registered and bought the full version of the program. In other cases, however, the software may have employed built-in adware utilities that remain installed on the system indefinitely. If the adware is remover, the initial program may stop working properly.
Since the nature of Ads by PriceGotLower is unclear, running a full system scan via AV solution is recommended.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter