PlurPush. How to remove?
(Uninstall guide)

PlurPush is also known as Plur Push, PlurPush ads, ads by PlurPush | Type: Adware
Severity scale:  
  (10/100)

What is PlurPush?

PlurPush is a legitimate application, which can also be called a browser add-on. It is compatible with Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer web browsers, and it is presented as a tool that is capable of improving one's browsing activity on the Internet. However, no matter that it's not a virus, this program can easily initiate really annoying activities on your computer that can be solved only by removing it from the system. What is initiated by PlurPush adware? For example, you may start seeing unstoppable pop-up notifications that report about the latest discounts, price comparisons and similar things that may look attractive. However, after clicking any of these ads you may notice browser's redirects to unknown websites. In most of the cases, websites that are promoted like that seek to increase their page rank or sales. In addition, you may also start feeling that your computer runs slower than previously. Of course, there is one thing that can hardly be noticed - that's collecting of your browsing habits and similar data. Beware that such programs as browser add-ons can start collecting people's mostly visited websites, data that they leave when visiting them, their computers' IP address, location and similar information. So, no matter that, according to PlurPush's publisher Super Web LLC, this program is created for helping people to save the money, there are lots of suspicious activities that it may try to initiate. If you have already started to see its alerts notifying about discounts, coupons and similar things, you should know that this program has already infiltrated your machine. We don't recommend trusting its ads because in most of occasions they will make you visit related websites that are unknown to you. If you want to get rid of PlurPush Ads, use a guide at the end of this post or simply scan your computer with updated anti-spyware, like SpyHunter.

HOW CAN PlurPush hijack MY COMPUTER?

PlurPush can be downloaded from various websites. However, you should also note that this program may infiltrate your computer without your awareness. In this case, it closely relies on freeware and shareware, and gets inside computers as a free addition. In order to avoid this adware, you should pay more attention to the installation process of the freeware. Typically, you should choose a Custom or Advanced installation method and uncheck the option, which agress with the installation of PlurPush. Of course, no matter that it hides from the user when it tries to infiltrate his/hers computer, it starts showing up as soon as it gets inside it. If you see Plur Push Ads that are labeled like 'brought to you by Plur Push', 'by Plur Push', etc., you should note that they may provide untrustworthy information and you should avoid them. That's why we don't recommend using this program and keeping it on the system.

HOW TO REMOVE PlurPush virus?

If you see Plur Push Ads and you want to get rid of them, follow this guide that is given below:

Automatic PlurPush Removal Guide

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Manual PlurPush Removal Guide

Quick menu:

Step 1: Uninstall PlurPush and related programs

Windows Mac OS X Step 2

Remove PlurPush from Windows 7 / Vista / XP systems

  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).

Remove PlurPush from Windows 10 / Windows 8 systems

  • If you are Windows 10 / Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
Uninstall PlurPush and related programs
  • Here, look for PlurPush or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.
Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'
Windows Mac OS X Step 2

Remove PlurPush from Mac OS X system

If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.

Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'

Wait until you see Applications folder and look for PlurPush or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.

Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'

Step 2: Uninstall PlurPush from each of your web browsers

Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 3

Remove PlurPush from Internet Explorer (IE)

Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons.
Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for PlurPush and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable' Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete PlurPush removal.
Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 3

Remove PlurPush from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  • Here, select PlurPush and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete PlurPush removal.
Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 3

Remove PlurPush from Google Chrome

Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  • Here, select PlurPush and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete PlurPush removal.
Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 3

Remove PlurPush from Safari

Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences.
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  • Here, select Extentions and look for PlurPush or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them.
Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons Reset Safari
  • Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari....
Click on 'Safari' and select 'Reset Safari...'
  • Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete PlurPush removal process.
Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

Step 3: Complete PlurPush removal

After uninstalling this potentially unwanted program (PUP) and fixing each of your web browsers, we recommend you to scan your PC system with a reputable anti-spyware. This will help you to get rid of PlurPush registry traces and will also identify related parasites or possible malware infections on your computer. For that you can use our top-rated malware remover: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.

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Geolocation of PlurPush

Map reveals the prevalence of PlurPush. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

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Information added: 04/07/15 05:13; information updated: 04/07/15 05:13

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Comments on PlurPush

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Sharon Carr
Im not sure if this is what you meant, but when I accepted an upgrade from OpenOffince3 to OpenOffice4, I did not pay attention to the fact that it was not from OpenOffice. It cut out everything, notepad, OpenOffice kept freezing when you tried to open it, Internet did things I have NEVER asked it to do. I only found the PlurPus program when I decided to search the NEW computer to find out what was going on. Hoping this program will do it.

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