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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:

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

Pirrit DLL's to remove:

PirritSuggestor-bho.dll

Pirrit processes to kill:

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