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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:

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

Pirrit DLL's to remove:

PirritSuggestor-bho.dll

Pirrit processes to kill:

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