How to uninstall (remove) PriceFountain

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What is PriceFountain?

PriceFountain is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. PriceFountain hijacks the browser and delivers a lot of inconvenience. PriceFountain comes without the consent of the user and starts to display a variety of advertisements, banners and coupons of popular sites, such as eBay, Walmart, Amazon and so on. PriceFountain increases traffic and reduces the performance of your computer and this program can change your browser settings and homepage. Most of the proposals that shows PriceFountain, a pacifier. Most of it isn’t valid. PriceFountain created in order to allow users to spend money on anything. Also, PriceFountain may result in another malicious programs. PriceFountain is a potentially unwanted program, so if you find it on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

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How PriceFountain gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as PriceFountain, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove PriceFountain.

How to remove PriceFountain from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove PriceFountain

Or uninstall PriceFountain manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove PriceFountain from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


no information

Then remove following files:


PriceFountain.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%PriceFountain

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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