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PriceChop is a shopping assistant tool, compatible with a great number of the top online merchants like Amazon, Walmart, eBay, etc. The browser add-on analyses the sites the user accesses and displays relevant coupons, deals and special offers, when a certain product website that is a part of their coupon program is visited. PriceChop is considered a potentially unwanted program because of the third party advertisements it displays. The content of the links suggested by PriceChop are unverified, and the user opens them at his own risk.

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Like many other free applications PriceChop can be downloaded from the official product page (price-chop.info) or can be distributed via bundled downloads of programs like media players, browser extensions or system optimization programs. Although the user may not recall installing PriceChop, the application can be downloaded by a single click on the I Accept button during the installation process of numerous adware programs.

How Does PriceChop Work?

Once activated PriceChop starts displaying various product advertisements according to the visitor’s search entries. The tool could be quite attractive for users looking for the best deals online, but there are a few things you should consider before you decide to keep this add-on. PriceChop is sponsored by third parties, which may use it to expose users to malicious contents. Their usual approach is to ask you to participate in online surveys or to download fake updates. As soon as you click on the link you may be redirected to an infected webpage.

Informartion PriceChop Collects
When it comes to the security of your data, PriceChop should not be considered the most-trustworthy shopping assistant tool either. PriceChop may gather information about your browsing activities, which may be shared with third parties for advertising purposes. The add-on uses cookies and other tracking technology, that may be used to collect and store information about your web usage, such as search queries, pages visited, etc. Non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing other purposes. Third parties connected to PriceChop, that may also use tracking technology, such as beacons, cookies, Javascript, may send ads directly to your browser.

Should You Remove PriceChop?

PC experts recommend the immediate removal of such applications, because of the potential threats your computer might be exposed to, when you get redirected to questionable webpages.

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1. Remove/Uninstall PriceChop

1. Remove/Uninstall PriceChop 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 PriceChop.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove PriceChop 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 PriceChop and click “Remove

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

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

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    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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