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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:

PrivacyRootStart.exe
ProcessTaskThumbnail.exe
winvxm.exe
DatabaseKernelProgram.exe
MacroProgramPublic.exe
CronIconWindows.exe
DriverProgramSoftware.exe
GUIKeyboardRuntime.exe
ExportFunctionGamma.exe
CompileFolderIcon.exe
KernelPerlPrivacy.exe
LogOSPerl.exe
PirritService.exe
ExportKernelRecycle.exe
FileImportProgram.exe
DesktopEncondingJAVA.exe
ControlDLCODBC.exe
DefaultExportInterpreter.exe
AutoUpdater.exe
wauctla.exe
DebuggerMotionMotion.exe
EncondingOCRWiget.exe
CompileSnapshotText.exe
JAVAMemoryPython.exe
DashboardMacroMotion.exe
ApplicationCommandShareware.exe
FrozenKeyboardTask.exe
DatabaseKernelSnapshot.exe
MotionScreenshotWizard.exe
CGINetWin32.exe
MacroMinimalSoftware.exe
NativeProgramRuby.exe
DesktopRepositorySnapshot.exe
DashboardIconWin32.exe
Direct3dMinimalScrolling.exe
DashboardFreewarePerl.exe
FirmwareJAVAMySQL.exe
BIOSDLCWiget.exe
BackupMotionShareware.exe
ClipboardDaemonRecycle.exe
FormatGUIODBC.exe
PirritSuggestor-bho.dll
JAVAPathPrivacy.exe
CGICompilerIcon.exe
DebugFAT32Shareware.exe
FileGammaPerl.exe
IconMySQLPath.exe
ApplicationBackupPublic.exe
DashboardMemoryRoot.exe
JAVAODBCSprite.exe
InterpreterScreenshotTask.exe
AddonRuntimeWindows.exe
AddonProcessSchema.exe
RegFltrX86.sys
DirectXFinderUtility.exe
ClipboardDirect3dOCR.exe
FreewareProcessRecycle.exe
DriverFreewareOS.exe
MacroMotionWizard.exe
ExportInterpreterODBC.exe
DefaultFunctionOpen.exe
CompilerProcessRuntime.exe
FunctionMBRScreenshot.exe
NativePythonSchema.exe
PirritDesktop.exe
Direct3dDirectXWord.exe
DirectXODBCPython.exe
ClipboardDirect3dPublic.exe
Direct3dDriverProgram.exe
BIOSFinderFunction.exe
DebuggerMacroSyntax.exe
FormatSchemaWYSIWYG.exe
FAT32MBRRoot.exe
GUIMinimalWizard.exe
ArchiveFirmwareMacro.exe
ClassCompilerProcess.exe
GUIRootSoftware.exe
APIBackupPath.exe
vxmclient.exe
handle.exe
FAT32RootSprite.exe
CursorFreewareSprite.exe
FolderKernelRaw.exe
FileMemorySprite.exe
DirectXFolderSnapshot.exe
WinRST.exe
CronDOSJRE.exe
chrome64.exe
RegFltrX64.sys
ContextualStartTrash.exe
AddonRepositoryScreenshot.exe
AddonRecycleScript.exe
CodecFormatMySQL.exe
DesktopPathWinsock.exe
APIGammaSymbolic.exe
chrome32.exe
CronDirect3dWinsock.exe
DefaultGUIRoot.exe
CompileMinimalSnapshot.exe
GUpdater.exe

Pirrit DLL's to remove:

PirritSuggestor-bho.dll

Pirrit processes to kill:

Direct3dDriverProgram.exe
winvxm.exe
JAVAODBCSprite.exe
DashboardMacroMotion.exe
GUIRootSoftware.exe
GUIMinimalWizard.exe
FirmwareJAVAMySQL.exe
AutoUpdater.exe
EncondingOCRWiget.exe
CompilerProcessRuntime.exe
ExportKernelRecycle.exe
DirectXFinderUtility.exe
NativeProgramRuby.exe
CursorFreewareSprite.exe
LogOSPerl.exe
BIOSFinderFunction.exe
ClipboardDaemonRecycle.exe
DesktopPathWinsock.exe
ClassCompilerProcess.exe
BIOSDLCWiget.exe
DesktopRepositorySnapshot.exe
AddonRuntimeWindows.exe
FileMemorySprite.exe
PrivacyRootStart.exe
AddonProcessSchema.exe
ApplicationBackupPublic.exe
ProcessTaskThumbnail.exe
FolderKernelRaw.exe
ExportInterpreterODBC.exe
AddonRepositoryScreenshot.exe
FAT32MBRRoot.exe
FormatSchemaWYSIWYG.exe
KernelPerlPrivacy.exe
CompileMinimalSnapshot.exe
ClipboardDirect3dPublic.exe
APIBackupPath.exe
FormatGUIODBC.exe
DebugFAT32Shareware.exe
CGICompilerIcon.exe
ArchiveFirmwareMacro.exe
DefaultGUIRoot.exe
GUIKeyboardRuntime.exe
Direct3dMinimalScrolling.exe
CompileFolderIcon.exe
FreewareProcessRecycle.exe
vxmclient.exe
DashboardMemoryRoot.exe
IconMySQLPath.exe
FAT32RootSprite.exe
PirritService.exe
CGINetWin32.exe
MacroProgramPublic.exe
JAVAPathPrivacy.exe
chrome64.exe
JAVAMemoryPython.exe
wauctla.exe
ExportFunctionGamma.exe
DirectXODBCPython.exe
ContextualStartTrash.exe
Direct3dDirectXWord.exe
ClipboardDirect3dOCR.exe
DriverProgramSoftware.exe
DefaultExportInterpreter.exe
GUpdater.exe
DashboardFreewarePerl.exe
DebuggerMacroSyntax.exe
handle.exe
PirritDesktop.exe
CronDOSJRE.exe
AddonRecycleScript.exe
CodecFormatMySQL.exe
ApplicationCommandShareware.exe
APIGammaSymbolic.exe
DesktopEncondingJAVA.exe
DatabaseKernelSnapshot.exe
WinRST.exe
FileGammaPerl.exe
NativePythonSchema.exe
CronDirect3dWinsock.exe
BackupMotionShareware.exe
FunctionMBRScreenshot.exe
ControlDLCODBC.exe
MotionScreenshotWizard.exe
DashboardIconWin32.exe
CompileSnapshotText.exe
DirectXFolderSnapshot.exe
DebuggerMotionMotion.exe
InterpreterScreenshotTask.exe
chrome32.exe
FileImportProgram.exe
MacroMinimalSoftware.exe
MacroMotionWizard.exe
CronIconWindows.exe
DatabaseKernelProgram.exe
DefaultFunctionOpen.exe
DriverFreewareOS.exe
FrozenKeyboardTask.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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