What is Preispilot?

Preispilot is an adware that exists in the form of a browser extension. The malware’s main argument for users to install it is the features of providing the offers with best prices and reviews for different products. Despite the promises Preispilot doesn’t have associations with any producers. The adware generates ads content out of thin air. Or not entirely. Sometimes it uses spy techniques to analyze user’s search requests and show ads on their basis. Preispilot not only collects information about you, it also has an ability to send it to third-parties sites. To ensure the safety of your data and system, you shall remove Preispilot ASAP.


How Preispilot gets on your PC?

Users often claim that Preispilot got installed on the systems without their attendance. However, it’s not quite right. Only user’s actions can cause getting Preispilot. Its developers spread it through inserting the adware into side setups and determining its installation by default. They make the process open and even give a chance to decline the installation. So, it’s user’s fault that he/she hasn’t used this opportunity available in Advanced or Custom method of installation.

How to remove Preispilot from your computer?

To uninstall Preispilot remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Preispilot in their database. You can try to use them for removing Preispilot.

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You can try both of these products to remove Preispilot

Or uninstall Preispilot manually.

Step 1: Remove Preispilot from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Preispilot.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Preispilot and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Preispilot, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Preispilot and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Preispilot from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Preispilot from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Preispilot.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Preispilot.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Preispilot.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Preispilot:

Remove following registry entries:

no information

Remove following files:


Remove following folders

\Program Files\preispilot

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