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Remove Price Expert from Your Computer

Price Expert is a browser extension that is designed to assist users as they shop online. The application displays a variety of advertisements in the form of deals, coupons, price comparisons, banners, etc. in the web pages visited by the user. Although Price Expert is not a virus, malware experts classify it as PUP (potentially unwanted program) because of the risks involved in targeted advertisement.

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Is Price Expert a Threat?

The browser add-on is not of malicious nature and cannot pose a direct threat to your system. However, the displayed marketing materials may interrupt your browsing activities, slow down the performance of your browser or link you to potentially unsafe web locations.

Since the application does not assume liability for the content of the promoted websites, the user takes full responsibility for any actions that derive from visiting them. In many cases, such pages can serve as a gateway to malware infiltration and lead to serious security issues.

The main purpose of such adware programs is to generate pay-per-click revenue and boost the web traffic of certain third party websites. Malware experts warn that clicking on the advertised services and products may make your system vulnerable to further threats.

To serve relevant marketing content, Price Expert may track some personally non-identifiable information on the affected machine (IP address, location, search queries, visited websites, duration of the browsing sessions). The collected data can be used for the purposes of targeted advertising or get shared with interested parties.


How Does Price Expert Enter the System?

The application is available for download online. It may also end up in the system without the user’s consent, as a part of freeware bundle. The “bundling” is often employed by software developers to cover financial losses, so if you want to prevent stealth installations, select the Advanced options and un-check any additional apps, add-ons or plug-ins that come with the initially downloaded software.

The advertisements by Price Expert can be pushed in the commonly used web browsers – Chrome, Explorer, and Firefox.

Price Expert Removal Manual

Price Expert can be removed manually or with a trusted anti-malware program. Follow the manual below to delete Price Expert permanently.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Price Expert

1. Remove/Uninstall Price Expert 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 Expert.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Price Expert 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 Price Expert and click “Remove


    After Price Expert 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 Price Expert and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Price Expert 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 Expert 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 Price Expert 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 Price Expert
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

    3. Remove Price Expert automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove Price Expert 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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