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PricePeep Removal Manual

PricePeep is an add-on that can be installed on the popular browsers like Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, etc. PricePeep is supposed to improve your online shopping experience by presenting you with different advertisements in the form of pop-ups, banners, coupons, etc. The displayed ads may be of interest to some users, but you should bear in mind that they might link you to potentially unreliable web locations if you choose to click on them.

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How Does PricePeep Affect Your PC?

Upon installation, PricePeep injects a large amount of pop-up, in-text and banner ads. These can be not only annoying but also potentially dangerous. Adware programs are generally used by third parties to raise web traffic and generate pay-per-click revenue. The displayed advertisements may redirect the user to compromised websites. PricePeep does not assume liability for the content or the privacy policies of these sites, so any threat, you get exposed to by visiting one, is at your own responsibility.

In order to provide relevant advertising content PricePeep tracks certain information. This may include:

  • Browsing history (visited web pages, clicks and search terms)
  • Personally identifiable information (data from and about social media websites you have visited)
  • IP address

The gathered data may be shared with third parties for the purposes of targeted advertisement.

How Is PricePeep Distributed?

PricePeep is usually delivered bundled with various free of charge programs you can download online, like media players, video players, program updates, etc. This distribution technique is applied by many developers and is not considered illegal. But if you wish to avoid any unwanted installations, you should select the Custom installation options and un-tick the additional apps or plugins you have no use of. This can save you a lot of time and effort later.

Adware can end up on your computer through drive-by downloads, by visiting corrupted websites and off course via spam email messages. Choose your download sources mindfully and do not open email attachments you are not expecting. Keep your AV program up-to-date and backup your important files on a regular basis.

How to Remove PricePeep from Your Computer?

PricePeep is not of a malicious nature, but it can expose your computer to security risk, so malware experts recommend its removal from the affected PC. PricePeep can be deleted manually or with the assistance of a legit anti-malware tool. Just follow the steps below to remove PricePeep permanently from your computer.


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1. Remove/Uninstall PricePeep

1. Remove/Uninstall PricePeep 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 PricePeep.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove PricePeep 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


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select PricePeep and click “Remove


    After PricePeep 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


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate PricePeep and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After PricePeep 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 PricePeep 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’.


    After PricePeep 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.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on PricePeep
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

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    3. Remove PricePeep 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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