How to uninstall (remove) PriceDownloader

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What is PriceDownloader?

PriceDownloader is advertising browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. Developer is InstalleRex-WebPick. PriceDownloader generates ads and pop-ups in browsers. These ads are annoying and clicking on such ads is dangerous, as you can download more adware or rogue programs. It installs in ProgramData folder and creates extensions in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. It also installs add-on for Internet Explorer. PriceDownloader is mostly active on shopping websites. In this tutorial I will show step-by-step process to uninstall PriceDownloader completely.

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How PriceDownloader gets on your PC?

PriceDownloader installs in a “bundle” with freeware. Big software hosting sites like Download.com, Softonic.com may distribute such kind of software in their “software downloader”. When you download something from this websites you get intermediate small utility instead of actual installer. This downloader will load installer on your PC, however, it will display you various installation offers as well. Be careful using this sites.

How to remove PriceDownloader from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove PriceDownloader

Or uninstall PriceDownloader manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove PriceDownloader from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Then remove following files:


PriceDownloader.exe

And following folders


C:ProgramDatapricedownloader

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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