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Remove Compare For Fun from Your PC

Compare For Fun is advertised as a shopping assistant tool that enables price comparisons for various products sold online. Although such feature may tempt many users to install the browser extension, the application is categorized as PUP (potentially unwanted program), and its removal is recommended from the affected computer. Compare For Fun has the same functionality as other adware programs like SalesPrize. Such programs can push various marketing materials in the web pages the user views, which may expose the PC to potential security risks.

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Compare For Fun Distribution

Many browser extensions and potentially unwanted programs come bundled with freeware the user downloaded from the Web. These installations are rarely noticed and often result in unwanted marketing materials flooding the user’s browser, thus interrupting his online routine. Malware researchers recommend using the custom options every time the user installs new software on his computer. This allows full transparency of the process so the user can see a list of the additional programs that enter the system along with the desired software and opt-out.

Compare For Fun Behavior

Compare For Fun is seen as potentially application unwanted due to its ability to display a number of third party ads in the websites the user visits. The latter are often labeled “Ads by Compare For Fun ”, “ Compare For Fun Ads” or “Brought to You by Compare For Fun .” The promoted marketing materials basically serve to generate pay-per-click revenue for their authors and raise the traffic of certain web pages. Users should be aware of the risks involved in clicking on the presented banners, coupons, and pop-up – they may get redirected to unverified and unsafe websites and even expose their PC to malware infections.

Compare For Fun may gather the following personally non-identifiable data:buy-adware-programs

  • IP address
  • Browsing history
  • Performed searches
  • Visited web pages

The information tracking usually serves the purposes of customized advertisement. Any entered personal details may be collected as well.

An active adware program may lead to system slowdowns and redirects to potentially unverified pages.

How to Remove Compare For Fun from Your Computer?

Compare For Fun and similar shopping assistant tools can be removed from the user’s PC manually or with a legitimate anti-spyware tool. Follow the steps below to delete Compare For Fun permanently from your machine.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Compare For Fun

1. Remove/Uninstall Compare For Fun 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 Compare For Fun.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Compare For Fun 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 Compare For Fun and click “Remove

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    After Compare For Fun 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 Compare For Fun and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Compare For Fun 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 Compare For Fun 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 Compare For Fun 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 Compare For Fun
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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

    3. Remove Compare For Fun automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove Compare For Fun 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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