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Price Rocket Removal Manual

Price Rocket is a legitimate application that is supposed to enhance your online shopping experience. The promoted advertisements in the form of deals, coupons, banners, and pop-ups appear on the web pages visited by the user and can be quite intrusive. Although the nature of the application is not malicious, experts classify it as PUP (potentially unwanted program) because of the potential risks targeted advertisement hides.

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How Is Price Rocket Distributed?

When not installed on purpose, the Price Rocket application enters the system bundled with other free programs. This is a common practice among software developers, so if you do not want any suspicious programs to be installed on your machine in a stealth manner, you should choose the Custom options and deselect any additional apps, add-ons or plug-ins that come with the desired software.

The advertisements labeled “Ads by Price Rocket”, „Powered by Price Rocket” and “Price Rocket Ads” can appear in popular web browsers like Chrome, Firefox or Explorer.

Price Rocket’s Behavior

DealsWatchOnce active, Price Rocket displays a variety of deals, coupons and pop-up advertisements matching the user’s interests. This functionality may be considered useful, but the marketing materials may contain links to corrupted web pages or present other security risks to the affected machine. Adware programs are typically used to generate pay-per-click revenue and boost the web traffic of predetermined web pages. Experts warn that clicking on the promoted products and services may make your PC vulnerable to further threats.

Price Rocket may track information on the affected machine, such as IP address, and location, search entries, visited websites.

The collected data is used for the purposes of targeted advertising and may be shared with interested third parties.

How to Remove Price Rocket from Your PC?

Adware is not of a malicious nature, yet users PC should be aware that it may make the machine vulnerable to malware infiltration. Price Rocket can be removed manually or with a trusted anti-malware program. Follow the manual below to delete Price Rocket permanently.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Price Rocket

1. Remove/Uninstall Price Rocket in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Price Rocket.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Price Rocket from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Price Rocket and click “Remove

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    After Price Rocket is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Price Rocket and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Price Rocket is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Price Rocket to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After Price Rocket has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Price Rocket
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Price Rocket. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Price Rocket will be removed.

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    3. Remove Price Rocket automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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