What is PriceMeter?

PriceMeter is another advertising program, which is installed in your browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE). According to the developers, PriceMeter helps to shop and find the best offers. After installing PriceMeter begins to display promotional updates, installs its panel to the browser home page changes and can change your browser settings. The main goal of the developers of such programs – making money. No one but you will not find a better bargain properties. PriceMeter sometimes shows incredible bargains, in which many people believe. Do not! Do not believe the empty promises. Even if you decide that you want to delete PriceMeter, it will not be easy. PriceMeter copies its files all over your computer. So even if you remove it from the toolbar, PriceMeter restored after some time. Below shows how to remove PriceMeter.

PriceMeter

How PriceMeter gets on your PC?

PriceMeter installed without your consent bundled with other free programs. Typically, users do not pay attention to the installation process. This is the biggest mistake. Always follow the installation process and do not agree to install unfamiliar software. If you doubt the safety, read the reviews about this program or ask your friends. Simply prevent the entry of the program than to remove it. Therefore, follow the instructions below if PriceMeter already penetrated your PC.

How to remove PriceMeter from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove PriceMeter

Or uninstall PriceMeter manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove PriceMeter from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMozillaPlugins@tools.updatepm.com/PriceMeterLiveUpdate
Value: version
Data: 9
HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMozillaPlugins@tools.updatepm.com/PriceMeterLiveUpdate
Value: version
Data: 3
HKLMSOFTWAREMozillaPlugins@tools.updatepm.com/PriceMeterLiveUpdate
Value: version
Data: 9
HKLMSOFTWAREMozillaPlugins@tools.updatepm.com/PriceMeterLiveUpdate
Value: version
Data: 3
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtStats{F509ADC2-B40E-470F-A7B7-45191486B5CB}
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtStats{89449F37-4AB2-46ED-A566-BB3A7797701B}
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtPreApproved{F509ADC2-B40E-470F-A7B7-45191486B5CB}
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtPreApproved{89449F37-4AB2-46ED-A566-BB3A7797701B}
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionImage File Execution OptionsPriceMeterLiveUpdate.exe
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftInternet ExplorerLow RightsElevationPolicy{F509ADC2-B40E-470F-A7B7-45191486B5CB}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesMIMEDatabaseContent Typeapplication/x-vnd.updatepm.update3webcontrol.3
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesAppID{8D73A258-9787-4AE7-9232-41036673FD0E}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesAppID{126C78A0-36E7-4697-A3AB-32706144398B}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesAppIDPriceMeterLiveUpdate.exe
HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtStats{89449F37-4AB2-46ED-A566-BB3A7797701B}
HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtPreApproved{F509ADC2-B40E-470F-A7B7-45191486B5CB}
HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExtPreApproved{89449F37-4AB2-46ED-A566-BB3A7797701B}
HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftInternet ExplorerLow RightsElevationPolicy{F509ADC2-B40E-470F-A7B7-45191486B5CB}
HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftInternet ExplorerLow RightsElevationPolicy{89449F37-4AB2-46ED-A566-BB3A7797701B}
HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeMicrosoftInternet ExplorerLow RightsElevationPolicy{30D1E30D-B7F5-4C7A-8EDA-9F02966538A8}
HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeClassesAppID{8D73A258-9787-4AE7-9232-41036673FD0E}
HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodeClassesAppID{126C78A0-36E7-4697-A3AB-32706144398B}
HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicespricemeterliveUpdatem
HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetservicespricemeterliveUpdate
HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicespricemeterliveUpdatem
HKLMSYSTEMControlSet001servicespricemeterliveUpdate
HKLMSOFTWAREWow6432NodePriceMeterLiveUpdate

Then remove following files of PriceMeter:


PriceMeterLiveUpdate.exe
update~1.exe
pricemeterd.exe
UpdateTask.exe
pricemeterw.exe
pricemeter.exe
uninst.exe

And these folders of PriceMeter:


%ALLUSERSPROFILE%Application DataPriceMeterLiveUpdate
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%PriceMeterLiveUpdate
%LOCALAPPDATA%PriceMeterLiveUpdate
%AppData%PriceMeterUpdater
%LOCALAPPDATA%PriceMeter
%UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication DataPriceMeterLiveUpdate
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%Application DataMicrosoftWindowsStart MenuProgramsPriceMeter

Written by Rami Douafi

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