Pricefountain ads appear in your Google Chrome if this adware extension was installed along with freeware that you download. Some websites that distribute free programs use adware bundling for makin money that theirs business partners pay for clicks on ads by Pricefountain displayed in your Chrome. This practice is wide-spread, and it is easy to get your Chrome infected if you failed to block Pricefountain that is installed as an optional program. Use the following guide if you want to remove Pricefountain from your computer and web browsers.
Automated Pricefountain Removal
Pricefountain Removal Tool uses an advanced malware scanner that finds components of Pricefountain and other infections. The report is very detailed and you can remove these components manually. If you opt for automated removal, then you will have a real-time protection against malware and professional support for malware removal offered with SpyHunter.
Manual Pricefountain Removal
You have two options if you want to remove Pricefountain from Google Chrome manually. The first option is removing Pricefountain. This allows you to save other useful extensions that you installed by yourself, your bookmarks, and your custom settings. The second option removes everything along with Pricefountain and other adware installed in your chrome. It forces your web browser to its original state, but your custom settings and information will be removed along with Pricefountain.
Important: If you manually remove Pricefountain from your Chrome, then you have to manually uninstall Pricefountain application installed as a Windows program first. Then, use the step-by-step instructions placed below for removing Pricefountain extension from your web browser.
Option 1. Remove Pricefountain Extension from Chrome
If you install and use Chrome extensions or set important bookmarks, then use this way because the second one will remove everything. It is better to reset your web browser only if you cannot remove Pricefountain or solve other problems in a different way.
Pricefountain Extensions Removal Steps – Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on the “Menu” icon (three bars) located in the top-right corner.
- Click on “Settings” in the drop down list.
- Click on “Extensions” on the left to display installed Chrome extensions.
- Find Pricefountain and click “Delete“.
- Restart your browser to complete the process.
Inspect other Chrome extensions and remove any that you didn’t install. If you do not know is extension good or bad, then SpyHunter’s free scanner can help to find this out and detect possible malware infections. If you still have problems with your web browser after Pricefountain and other extensions were removed, then reset your web browser as described below.
Option 2. Remove Pricefountain from Chrome by Reset
Use reset only if you are forced to use it. It removes everything, and you will loose passwords, bookmarks and other information stored in your Chrome. This way helps to remove all adware extensions along with Pricefountain, and you can use it if nothing else helps to solve problems in your Chrome.
Reset Chrome for Pricefountain Removal
- Start Google Chrome
- Click browser Menu button (three bars) placed in the right top corner
- Select Settings menu option
- Find a link Show advanced settings and click it
- Scroll all the way down and click Reset browser settings button
- Click Reset to confirm the operation
Important: Adware is often bundled with similar programs and browser hijackers that redirect your search to different web address. Cyber criminals can use bundling for installing malware on your computer.
It is a good idea to download a free anti-malware scanner and let it scan your computer for malware and other dangerous programs like Pricefountain adware. Then you will know what you need to remove. SpyHunter provides detailed information that is helpful for manual removal. It offers many options for system protection and real-time protection that saves your computer against unwanted but legitimate adware products similar to Pricefountain that conventional antivirus often wouldn’t remove.