PriceMinus is a browser extension which is advertised as a tool designed to help users to buy things through spending fewer funds by providing them with most beneficial offers and deals. In fact, it is ad-supported software that may expose the affected Web browser to plenty of intrusive commercial ads such as: in-line text, coupon, banner, transitional, pop-up/under and price comparison ads etc. In other words, this program aims to make money on advertisements, increasing sales of its partners. It cannot add any value to the quality of your on-line activities. Thus, do not install and keep the programs of such sort. They deserve to be removed without lingering. The guide will provide you with all necessary details.
PriceMinus adware is being distributed via ‘bundling’. It means that publishers add some potentially undesired program to some popular freeware and do not adequately disclose this fact. The users install the desired program and gets absolutely undesired tool in addition. But it happens mostly with the users who do not like to read the long and boring installation wizards where is possible to find out what they except to install.
Upon successful infiltration, except annoying ads PriceMinus starts tracking user’s Internet browsing activity, records what sites the users visit and show the relevant ads basing on this information. If hitting the advertisements delivered by this annoying browser add-on is likely to cause high-risk of various computer infections. Furthermore this adware constantly tracks user’s on-line sessions, collects personal information like IP addresses, unique identifier numbers, browser type, cookies, search queries entered into search engines (Google, Bing, etc.), website URL’s visited, pages viewed and other similar info. It is quite impudent, isn’t it? It may lead to serious privacy issues or even identity theft. Now, there is no need to tell you how dangerous it is.
So, there is no need to continue the long list of bad things which could be done by this adware. It is worth to be deleted without postponing. In order to uninstall this adware/PUP from your computer, you have to launch a reputable anti-virus program like GridinSoft Trojan Killer able to detect and remove all actual computer threats and potentially unwanted programs. Make sure to update to the latest version of the program. This is the most reliable method for checking your system for different parasite presence. If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact us. We are glad to help you.
Removal tool for Ads by PriceMinus:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan.
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.