Danger level 7
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer

Pricegong Virus

PriceGong, or PriceGong Virus, is a browser plug-in which is compatible which the most popular browsing tools such as Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome. On the official website of the browser add-on, you can choose whether to install a full version of the application for all of the three browsers or for a specific browser. Unfortunately, everything is not that easy when PriceGong is installed by a third-party application downloaded from an unreliable website. If the latter case has forced you to look for information on PriceGong, or PriceGong Virus as users tend to call it, keep on reading to learn how to remove it from the system.

PriceGong application monitors how you browse the Internet so that the latest offers related to the items you are interested in are provided.  When you browse the website which is the partner of PriceGong, the add-on connects to remote servers and generate the matching offers. They are supposed to help you save money but if you don't want to be monitored all the time and bombarded with pop-up ads, coupons, and offers, delete PriceGong from the system.

The reason why we advise you to remove PriceGong Virus from the PC and all the browsers is that you may purposely be redirected to insecure websites which are created for performing illegal actions. Even thought this application does support, recommend or promote any of the websites you are provided with while having the add-on on the browsers, note that some of the partners may not be reliable.

In order to prevent various malware attacks and protect your privacy, you should remove PriceGong Virus from the system as soon as you can. Below you will find instructions which will help you install this unwanted application.

How to uninstall PriceGong

Windows 8

  1. Move the mouse over the bottom left corner of the screen until a mini Metro UI or a minimized version of the desktop pops up.
  2. Right-click and select Control Panel.
  3. Click on Uninstall a program.
  4. Select PriceGong and click on Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Choose Add or Remove programs.
  4. Select PriceGong and press the Remove button.

Windows Vista/7

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click on Control Panel and then select Uninstall a program which you will find under Programs or Programs and Features.
  3. Right-click on PriceGong and select Uninstall.

How to remove PriceGong from your browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Press and hold the Alt key and then press the T key.
  3. Select Manage Add-ons.
  4. Click on Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Disable the add-on named Shopping Assistant Plugin.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Press and hold Ctrl, then press and hold Shift, do not release the keys and press the A key.
  3. In Add-ons Manager, click on Extensions and remove PriceGong.

Google Chrome

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Pres and hold Alt and then press the F key.
  3. Select Tools and go to Extensions.
  4. Remove the unwanted add-on.

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