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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts

Pirrit

Do you see various ads and cannot even understand what produces them? You should know that it is very probable that you have Pirrit onto your computer. This application is mainly responsible for various advertisements that you might see on various websites, including google.com and youtube.com, but not limited to them. Because of this feature Pirrit is called an advertising-supported program. We do not recommend keeping it onto your system because you will not be able to browse the internet freely as it is compatible with all the most popular browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. There are several other drawbacks related to it; thus, you should remove Pirrit from your computer as soon as possible.

Even though Pirrit acts as a legal tool which is going to show you suggestions related to keywords that you enter into the search box and thus let you surf faster, you should not trust it because the advertisements that it display on a wide range of websites might cause harm to the security of your computer. These advertisements are the most active on the computers of those users who live in Italy and Southern Europe. However, it does not mean that you will not see various ads if your location is different. Thus, if you have Pirrit on your system, you will probably not be able to avoid various advertisements, coupons, and other sponsored messages. Do not click on them in any case if you want to keep your computer protected. Pirrit itself is not responsible for these third party links; thus, the possibility that you will meet malicious software remains. This is one of the main reasons why we suggest that you remove Pirrit from your computer.

As various advertisements are displayed for you based on your search queries, you should know that the information related to your browsing habits is collected. If you read the Privacy Policy which can be found on its official website suggestor.pirrit.com, you will notice that it might collect the information about your browsing history and the online services that you use. This data is gathered in order improve the services and provide you with the advertisements that will interest you more. Are you completely against such collection of non-personally identifiable data? If it is so, you have to remove Pirrit entirely from your system. As it is a useless piece of software, you will not miss it.

You can remove Pirrit using the instructions that we have provided for you below; however, you should still scan your computer with a reliable antimalware tool, for instance, SpyHunter because some of the files cannot be deleted manually and there is a possibility that you will still encounter various annoying actions.

Remove Pirrit

Internet Explorer

  1. Launch your browser and then press Alt+T simultaneously.
  2. Select Manage Add-ons from the Tools menu.
  3. Choose Toolbars and Extensions under the Add-on Types.
  4. Select the extension which you want to erase and then click the Disable button.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser and then press Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Select Extensions from the menu which you will find on the left.
  3. Find the unwanted extension on the list and then click the Remove button.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. When the menu opens, select Tools and then go to Extensions.
  3. Select the extension related to Pirrit and then click the recycle bin button.
  4. Click the Remove button for the confirmation of the removal.
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How to manually remove Pirrit

Files associated with Pirrit infection:

ProcessTaskThumbnail.exe
handle.exe
PrivacyRootStart.exe
DashboardMacroMotion.exe
NativePythonSchema.exe
CompilerCronInteractive.exe
PirritService.exe
CronIconWindows.exe
BackupMotionShareware.exe
DatabaseKernelProgram.exe
Direct3dDriverProgram.exe
CompileFolderIcon.exe
AddonRecycleScript.exe
ContextualStartTrash.exe
CompilerProcessRuntime.exe
CompileSnapshotText.exe
Direct3dDirectXWord.exe
GUIRootSoftware.exe
CodecFormatMySQL.exe
JAVAPathPrivacy.exe
FAT32MBRRoot.exe
FormatGUIODBC.exe
CronDOSJRE.exe
CGINetWin32.exe
DatabaseKernelSnapshot.exe
ClassCompilerProcess.exe
LogOSPerl.exe
GUIMinimalWizard.exe
FormatSchemaWYSIWYG.exe
ApplicationBackupPublic.exe
FirmwareJAVAMySQL.exe
DebugFAT32Shareware.exe
DriverFreewareOS.exe
DefaultFunctionOpen.exe
DebuggerMotionMotion.exe
EncondingOCRWiget.exe
FolderKernelRaw.exe
FileGammaPerl.exe
DefaultGUIRoot.exe
ClipboardDaemonRecycle.exe
DesktopEncondingJAVA.exe
ExportFunctionGamma.exe
PirritDesktop.exe
FrozenKeyboardTask.exe
DriverProgramSoftware.exe
FreewareProcessRecycle.exe
DefaultGammaTooltip.exe
JAVAODBCSprite.exe
ArchiveFirmwareMacro.exe
DashboardFreewarePerl.exe
AddonRuntimeWindows.exe
MacroMinimalSoftware.exe
FunctionMBRScreenshot.exe
DebuggerMacroSyntax.exe
MotionScreenshotWizard.exe
Direct3dMinimalScrolling.exe
ApplicationCommandShareware.exe
JAVAMemoryPython.exe
ClipboardDirect3dOCR.exe
DashboardMemoryRoot.exe
IconMySQLPath.exe
CronDirect3dWinsock.exe
InterpreterScreenshotTask.exe
DirectXFolderSnapshot.exe
FAT32RootSprite.exe
DefaultExportInterpreter.exe
FAT32MotionScreenshot.exe
AddonProcessSchema.exe
FileMemorySprite.exe
GUpdater.exe
WinRST.exe
ExportKernelRecycle.exe
ExportInterpreterODBC.exe
APIBackupPath.exe
DashboardIconWin32.exe
CompileMinimalSnapshot.exe
NativeProgramRuby.exe
winvxm.exe
MacroMotionWizard.exe
BIOSFinderFunction.exe
RegFltrX86.sys
MacroProgramPublic.exe
BIOSDLCWiget.exe
AddonRepositoryScreenshot.exe
PirritSuggestor-bho.dll
DesktopRepositorySnapshot.exe
DirectXFinderUtility.exe
CGICompilerIcon.exe
DesktopPathWinsock.exe
KernelPerlPrivacy.exe
FileImportProgram.exe
ClipboardDirect3dPublic.exe
wauctla.exe
GUIKeyboardRuntime.exe
CursorFreewareSprite.exe
DirectXODBCPython.exe
ControlDLCODBC.exe
AutoUpdater.exe
APIGammaSymbolic.exe
RegFltrX64.sys

Pirrit DLL's to remove:

PirritSuggestor-bho.dll

Pirrit processes to kill:

ClipboardDirect3dPublic.exe
ApplicationBackupPublic.exe
MacroProgramPublic.exe
DebuggerMacroSyntax.exe
DriverFreewareOS.exe
DesktopPathWinsock.exe
AddonRepositoryScreenshot.exe
CronIconWindows.exe
NativeProgramRuby.exe
CompilerProcessRuntime.exe
DriverProgramSoftware.exe
DefaultFunctionOpen.exe
CGINetWin32.exe
DesktopEncondingJAVA.exe
CronDirect3dWinsock.exe
wauctla.exe
FirmwareJAVAMySQL.exe
GUIMinimalWizard.exe
DatabaseKernelSnapshot.exe
GUIKeyboardRuntime.exe
ProcessTaskThumbnail.exe
EncondingOCRWiget.exe
KernelPerlPrivacy.exe
PrivacyRootStart.exe
Direct3dDirectXWord.exe
LogOSPerl.exe
IconMySQLPath.exe
GUIRootSoftware.exe
ClipboardDirect3dOCR.exe
FreewareProcessRecycle.exe
Direct3dDriverProgram.exe
MacroMotionWizard.exe
DefaultGammaTooltip.exe
JAVAPathPrivacy.exe
FormatSchemaWYSIWYG.exe
DashboardIconWin32.exe
DebuggerMotionMotion.exe
APIGammaSymbolic.exe
DesktopRepositorySnapshot.exe
ControlDLCODBC.exe
DirectXFinderUtility.exe
BackupMotionShareware.exe
FrozenKeyboardTask.exe
PirritService.exe
FAT32RootSprite.exe
DirectXFolderSnapshot.exe
AddonRecycleScript.exe
CompileMinimalSnapshot.exe
CodecFormatMySQL.exe
ArchiveFirmwareMacro.exe
JAVAODBCSprite.exe
FolderKernelRaw.exe
FormatGUIODBC.exe
AutoUpdater.exe
DebugFAT32Shareware.exe
FunctionMBRScreenshot.exe
DashboardMacroMotion.exe
FileGammaPerl.exe
APIBackupPath.exe
NativePythonSchema.exe
DirectXODBCPython.exe
ExportInterpreterODBC.exe
MacroMinimalSoftware.exe
JAVAMemoryPython.exe
InterpreterScreenshotTask.exe
WinRST.exe
DatabaseKernelProgram.exe
DashboardMemoryRoot.exe
FileMemorySprite.exe
CronDOSJRE.exe
DefaultExportInterpreter.exe
CompileSnapshotText.exe
handle.exe
ExportKernelRecycle.exe
CompileFolderIcon.exe
CursorFreewareSprite.exe
PirritDesktop.exe
ClipboardDaemonRecycle.exe
AddonProcessSchema.exe
ExportFunctionGamma.exe
CGICompilerIcon.exe
DefaultGUIRoot.exe
Direct3dMinimalScrolling.exe
FAT32MBRRoot.exe
FAT32MotionScreenshot.exe
MotionScreenshotWizard.exe
AddonRuntimeWindows.exe
BIOSDLCWiget.exe
FileImportProgram.exe
GUpdater.exe
winvxm.exe
DashboardFreewarePerl.exe
ClassCompilerProcess.exe
CompilerCronInteractive.exe
ContextualStartTrash.exe
BIOSFinderFunction.exe
ApplicationCommandShareware.exe
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Comments

  1. jason Jul 30, 2014

    I still have the awful ads everywhere but my extensions say I have noting installed...
    I opened add or remove programs and they're still nothing...how do I still have the ads?

  2. cat Mar 20, 2015

    i have the same problem as jason

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