Price Finder is a new browser add-on which is described as a tool designed to help users to buy things through spending fewer funds by providing them with most beneficial offers and deals. Actually, it is ad-supported software that can expose the affected Web browser to plenty of intrusive commercial ads such as: various discounts, attractive coupon, banner, transitional, pop-up/under and price comparison ads etc. We recommend to remove Price Finder as quickly as possible.
Price Finder virus is being spread via ‘bundling’. It means that publishers add some potentially undesired program to some well-known freeware and do not adequately disclose this fact. The users install the desired application and gets absolutely unwanted 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 detect out what they except to install.
Upon successful infiltration, except annoying ads Price Finder 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.
How to remove Price Finder?
If you detect Price Finder and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for Price Finder:
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.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Price Finder in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):