How to get rid of Price Fountain

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How to get rid of Price Fountain


Price Fountain is a harmful browser extension (Google Chrome , IE and Firefox) that often installs without your permission. Once installed Price Fountain will randomly display popup ads and banners during your browsing session.
Other symptoms:
  • Redirection to third party websites
  • Search engine and homepage replaced.

To remove Price Fountain from your system, you will need the below tools:

AdwCleaner by Xplode

  • Download AdwCleaner (by Xplode) to your desktop.
  • Launch the program and wait for the scan to be completed.
  • Click on Remove
  • You will be prompted to restart the computer after the scan.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

  • Download and install Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Click on the "Updates" tab and then "Search for updates".
  • Launch a full scan.
  • Once the scan is complete, click on "Show results".
  • Select the detected items and remove them.

Clean your web browsers

Clear all remaining traces of Price Fountain (if any):
  • Firefox: Click on Tools > Add-ons > Extensions.
  • Google Chrome: Click on Menu > Tools > Extensions.

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Published by deri58. Latest update on December 22, 2014 at 07:50 AM by deri58.
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