How to Remove PricePeep Hijacker(, Removal Guide)

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How to Remove PricePeep Hijacker(, Removal Guide)

Postby Sophia » 2012-12-10 1:10

PricePeep hijacked your web browser like IE, Firefox or Chrome now? Read more here to figure it out and a detailed removal guide is here to stay to help you get rid of PricePeep hijacking or redirections.

PricePeep (, is actually an adware platform categorized as browser hijacker that can be voluntarily and, most notably involuntarily installed (without permission) to a computer system and browser.

PricePeep is advertised as an online shopping companion that displays pop-up advertisements or coupons of the “best prices” while searching the internet, but PricePeep is technically an online tool scammer and unethical third parties can use it to generate revenue via pop-up spam and in-text advertising.


PricePeep can collect private information and browser data such as browser history, as well as bundle with third party malware, or manufacture a backdoor for sponsored third party adware and spyware platforms.

Users and victims of the PricePeep virus (as stated before) usually notice pop-up advertisements and underlined-text (in-text) adverts. These advertisements often state “click to continue by PricePeep” or “brought to you by PricePeep” somewhere alongside the pop-up or hyper-linked text.

If you are infected with PricePeep use the instructions provided in this article to completely remove and uninstall the browser hijacker to protect your computer functionality and personal information. If you are concerned about using the PricePeep program, possibly seeking a review, DO NOT download PricePeep.

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How To Remove PricePeep – PricePeep Uninstall Instructions

    1. Anti-Malware Software - Scan, detect, and remove malware.
    2. System Restore - Restore system to a date and time before issues.
    3. Uninstall PricePeep Program - If installed, uninstall PricePeep.
    4. Remove PricePeep Hijacker - Remove PricePeep add-on/extension.
    5. Clear Cache And Cookies – Delete browser data and tracking cookies.

1. Anti-Malware Software (Remove/Troubleshoot Malware)

First off, you need to ensure the computer is clean from any related Trojans, malware and other possible infections with a scan of Anti-malware program-Anvi Smart Defender is such a trust-worthy tool. After download, install it to your computer, run a full scan to detect and remove all possible infections there.

Anvi Smart Defender download link:

Please note, browser settings that changed by PricePeep are still needed to be repaired manually. Or you can just use a browser repair tool here to get it done in IE. And, to manually fix the issue and completely heal the computer, you need patience to follow all way up below. Good luck.

2. System Restore (Remove/Troubleshoot Malware)

Perform a system restoreto an automatic restore point created by Window’s each week or during system updates. This can be very helpful if you suspect a severe infection. This can also be used to remove the PricePeep adware program from your system. Note, Microsoft creates restore points when once a new program has been introduced to a system.

• Learn more and view complete System Restore instructions

3. Uninstall PricePeep

Use the instructions below to uninstall PricePeep and third party programs that may have affected your system without your consent.

    1. Access Window’s Start Menu and select Control Panel
    2. Select Uninstall a program or Add and remove programs


    3. Find PricePeep in the list of installed programs and double click it to properly uninstall the PricePeep program. (You may also highlight the PricePeep program and click Uninstall)


    Once PricePeep is uninstall, make sure you have searched for additional third party programs that may also be infecting your system.

4. Remove PricePeep Add-on/Extension

Use the instructions below to remove PricePeep and third party add-ons and extensions that may have affected your system without your consent.

    Google Chrome
      1. Click on the Wrench or 3 bar icon (customize and control icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.
      2. Look for the PricePeep extension and remove it by clickcing the trashcan icon next to it.

    Mozilla Firefox
      1. Click Tools and select Add-ons. (Ctrl+Shift+A)
      2. On the Extensions and Plugin tabs find the PricePeep extension and click remove.

    Microsoft Internet Explorer
      1. Click Tools and select Manage add-ons.
      2. On the Toolbars and Extensions tabs find PricePeep and remove it.

5. Clear Cache And Cookies

If you visited PricePeep websites such as,, clicked third party links provided via PricePeep adware advertisements, or visited other suspicious websites it is recommended to delete your browser data.

PricePeep and related websites load cookie files onto computer system without direct permission. This allows them to collect, store, and track information such as browser activity and system information. You can remove your browser cache and cookie files in your browser’s preferences or settings options.

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Good luck and be safe online.
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