How to uninstall (remove) Price Sparrow

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What is Price Sparrow?

Price Sparrow – a browser extension that hijacks popular browsers, and can cause serious damage to your PC. Price Sparrow is a potentially unwanted program. When it comes, it starts to display a huge amount of advertising, coupons and banners. These banners may contain promotional offers online stores and more. These offers are false and are designed to ensure that you spend money on anything. Also worth noting is that Price Sparrow significantly reduces computer performance, increases traffic, change the settings of your browser and collects your personal information (browsing history, etc.). Price Sparrow is not a virus, but if you find it on your computer, remove it immediately.

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How Price Sparrow gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs are not viruses, but it can cause serious harm to your computer. Malicious software, such as this comes to PC bundled with free downloads without user consent. However, in most cases, users could easily prevent infection in their computer. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process, namely remember a few simple rules. Always read the user’s agreement and select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. Also, you can use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If Price Sparrow already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove Price Sparrow from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Price Sparrow

Or uninstall Price Sparrow manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Price Sparrow.
  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 Price Sparrow 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 Price Sparrow, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove Price Sparrow from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Price Sparrow.
  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 Price Sparrow.
  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 Price Sparrow.
  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.

Remove following registry entries:


Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesAppIDpricesparrow.DLL
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesAppID{32B17589-3D6D-4A79-B55B-4A1A876B5BDF}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{3F2DC1E7-A56F-49D8-B0CF-DB2300594497}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInstallerFeatures7E1CD2F3F65A8D940BFCBD3200954479
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInstallerProducts7E1CD2F3F65A8D940BFCBD3200954479
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassespricesparrow.pricesparrowBHO
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassespricesparrow.pricesparrowBHO.1
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{3F2DC1E7-A56F-49D8-B0CF-DB2300594497}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstall{3F2DC1E7-A56F-49D8-B0CF-DB2300594497}
Key: HKLMSoftwareCiuvo

Then remove following files:


bootstrap.js
browser.xul
l10n.js
pricesparrow.min.js
install_ff.cmd
pricesparrow.dll
swu.vbs
uninstall_ff.cmd

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Price Sparrow

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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