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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts


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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  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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