PricePeep. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

by ,   Also known as Price Peep, ads by PricePeep, PricePeep ads | Type: Adware

What is PricePeep?

PricePeep is a potentially unwanted program, which also belongs to the category of 'adware'. Once it gets inside the system, it may start interrupting the user and his/hers Internet sessions by displaying different kinds of commercial advertisements during browsing sessions. Beware that they may appear in each of your web browsers, including Internet Explorer,Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and other ones. In most of the cases, these ads are noticed in a form of pop-up windows but you may also notice unknown toolbars on your computer when having this program on your computer. In most of the cases, PricePeep ads tend to show up on such websites as eBay and Amazon, and offer information about various coupons, discounts and similar offers. Be aware about one thing: no matter how trustworthy these ads look, they are used for promoting affiliate websites. While the most of these sites are safe, some of them may be used for promoting very questionable domaisn that are seeking only to increase their page rank or sales. If you have already started to see such pop-up ads titled with 'Shop and Save with PricePeep!', you should check your computer with the reputable anti-spyware because it means that this program has infiltrated your machine behind your back. Of course, it made itself comfortable there by altering needed system settings. That's why you may find a new start page or a default search engine on your computer. However, it is not the worst thing. The worst thing is that this program may also start tracking people's browsing on the web and may collect various information about such activity. For avoiding this, you should waste no time and scan your machine with the reputable anti-spyware. We recommend using SpyHunter.

WHERE CAN PRICEPEEP hijack my computer?

PricePeep can be downloaded from its official website as a very valuable tool that is capable of improving people's browsing on the Internet. However, as we have already revealed in this post, such programs should be used with an extreme carefullness. Besides, you should also keep in mind that they (adwares, browser hijackers and similar PUPs) are also actively distributed in a bundle with various unpaid programs and shareware. That's why we always recommend paying attention to the components list, optional installs and similar things when installing software on the system. Once you see something that is not familiar, you should uncheck it. For getting such ability, you have to select Custom or Advanced installation of the freeware, so please remember this when doing your next installation of the software. As soon as PricePeep adware gets inside the system, it may become an unwanted application as soon as it starts running. The main reason of that is really simple – it may start bombarding you with its continuous pop-up advertisements, redirects, slow downs and similar activities that may lead you to various issues. 


If you have installed PricePeep on your computer by yourself and don't want to keep this program anymore, try these steps:

You can remove PricePeep automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.

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Manual PricePeep Removal Guide

Step 1: Uninstall PricePeep and related programs

Windows Mac OS X Step 2

from Windows 7 / Vista / XP systems

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

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 PricePeep and related programs
  • Here, look for PricePeep 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

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 PricePeep 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 PricePeep from each of your web browsers

Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 3

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 PricePeep 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 PricePeep 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

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 PricePeep 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 PricePeep removal.
Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 3

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 PricePeep 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 PricePeep removal.
Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Step 3

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 PricePeep 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 PricePeep removal process.
Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

Step 3: Complete PricePeep 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 PricePeep 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 PricePeep

Map reveals the prevalence of PricePeep. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: France, Spain, Germany, United Kingdom and United States.

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