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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:

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

Pirrit DLL's to remove:

PirritSuggestor-bho.dll

Pirrit processes to kill:

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