AllCheapPrice removal instructions
What is AllCheapPrice?
AllCheapPrice is a dubious browser add-on that claims to save time and money by displaying various special deals/discounts available on shopping websites and by enabling comparison shopping, coupons, and other similar features. These functions may seem legitimate and useful, however, AllCheapPrice is categorized as adware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This plug-in is developed to use a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of additional applications together with the chosen software) to install on Internet browsers without users' permission. Following successful installation on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, AllCheapPrice generates various intrusive online advertisements that may lead to further high-risk adware or malware infections. For example: banner, pop-up, coupon, and price comparison ads.
In addition, AllCheapPrice continually monitors users' Internet browsing activity by collecting various software and hardware information that may be personally identifiable. For example: IP addresses, search queries, URLs visited, pages viewed, etc. It is highly probable that this behavior will result in serious privacy issues or identity theft. Applications similar to AllCheapPrice include PlusBrowserApps, SmartShopper, and SlimPrice. These applications are just some examples among many others, none of which (including AllCheapPrice) provide any significant value for the user - they are developed to generate revenue by the display of intrusive online advertisements and sharing collected data with third parties. For these reasons, you are strongly advised to uninstall AllCheapPrice from your system.
Adware-type applications such as AllCheapPrice are mostly distributed via small programs called 'download managers' on freeware download websites including download.com, softonic.com, soft32.com, etc. Download managers are used to monetize these websites' traffic and free services by offering installation of promoted (according to the developers, '100% legitimate virus-free') browser plug-ins together with the chosen free software. Despite these statements, reckless download and installation of freeware often results in adware or malware infections. To avoid installation of AllCheapPrice, or other similar adware, closely follow each step during the freeware download procedure and click 'Decline' if installation of any additional programs is offered. Furthermore, software downloaded from the Internet should be installed using the 'Advanced' or 'Custom' installation options, rather than 'Quick' or 'Typical' - this will reveal any bundled applications listed for installation and allow you to decline them. If you have installed AllCheapPrice, and you observe intrusive online advertisements, read the following removal guide and uninstall this adware from your Internet browsers.
Intrusive online advertisements generated by AllCheaPrice adware ('Ads by AllCheapPrice'):
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- What is AllCheapPrice?
- STEP 1. Uninstall AllCheapPrice application using Control Panel.
- STEP 2. Remove AllCheapPrice adware from Internet Explorer.
- STEP 3. Remove AllCheapPrice ads from Google Chrome.
- STEP 4. Remove 'Ads by AllCheapPrice' from Mozilla Firefox.
- STEP 5. Remove AllCheapPrice ads from Safari.
- STEP 6. Remove rogue plug-ins from Microsoft Edge.
AllCheapPrice adware removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.
Windows XP users:
Click Start, choose Settings and click Control Panel. Locate and click Add or Remove Programs.
Windows 10 and Windows 8 users:
Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen, in the Quick Access Menu select Control Panel. In the opened window choose Programs and Features.
Mac OSX users:
Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.
In the uninstall programs window, look for "AallCuheApPRiceu", select this entry and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".
After uninstalling the potentially unwanted program that causes AllCheapPrice ads, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.
Remove AllCheapPrice adware from Internet browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:
Click the "gear" icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for "AllCheapPrice", select this entry and click "Remove".
If you continue to have problems with removal of the allcheapprice adware, reset your Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click Start, click Run, in the opened window type inetcpl.cpl In the opened window click the Advanced tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type inetcpl.cpl and click enter. In the opened window click the Advanced tab, then click Reset.
Windows 8 users: Open Internet Explorer and click the gear icon. Select Internet Options.
In the opened window, select the Advanced tab.
Click the Reset button.
Confirm that you wish to reset Internet Explorer settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:
Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome), select "Tools" and click "Extensions". Locate "AllCheapPrice", select this entry and click the trash can icon.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the allcheapprice adware, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the Advanced… link.
After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious plugins from Mozilla Firefox:
Click the Firefox menu (at the top right corner of the main window), select "Add-ons". Click "Extensions", in the opened window, remove "AalCuheApPRiceu".
Computer users who have problems with allcheapprice adware removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.
Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, in the opened menu, click Help.
Select Troubleshooting Information.
In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.
Remove malicious extensions from Safari:
Make sure your Safari browser is active, click Safari menu, and select Preferences....
In the opened window click Extensions, locate any recently installed suspicious extension, select it and click Uninstall.
Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...
In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.
Remove malicious extensions from Microsoft Edge:
Click the Edge menu icon (at the upper-right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Locate all recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons and click "Remove" below their names.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the allcheapprice adware, reset your Microsoft Edge browser settings. Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge) and select Settings.
In the opened settings menu select Reset settings.
Select Restore settings to their default values. In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Microsoft Edge settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
- If this did not help, follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset the Microsoft Edge browser.
Commonly, adware or potentially unwanted applications infiltrate Internet browsers through free software downloads. Note that the safest source for downloading free software is via developers' websites only. To avoid installation of adware, be very attentive when downloading and installing free software. When installing previously-downloaded free programs, choose the custom or advanced installation options – this step will reveal any potentially unwanted applications listed for installation together with your chosen free program.
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