What is PursePerks?

PursePerks – potentially unwanted program that comes into your computer in the form of an extension to the browser. PursePerks hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. PursePerks displays a huge amount of banners and coupons, as well as pop-ups and links to ad sites. At first glance, this program seems to be useful, but in fact many of the suggestions from this program – deception. PursePerks trying to get users to spend money on products that don’t exist. Also, PursePerks can change your browser settings, homepage and others. Also, this program can analyze the history of your browsing and collect your personal information. The resulting information may be disclosed to third parties. PursePerks does not do anything useful, so if you find it on your PC – remove it immediately.

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How PursePerks gets on your PC?

PursePerks refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. PursePerks comes on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type in order to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove PursePerks.

How to remove PursePerks from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove PursePerks

Or uninstall PursePerks manually.

Step 1: Remove PursePerks from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find PursePerks.
  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 PursePerks 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 PursePerks, 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 PursePerks 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 PursePerks from your browser.

Step 2: Remove PursePerks from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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