What is Price Clip?
Created by SuperWeb LLC, Price Clip is a dubious plug-in claiming to improve the Internet browsing experience by enabling various features such as coupons, comparison shopping, etc. This may seem legitimate and useful functionality, however, Price Clip is classed as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) or adware.
Price Clip is distributed using a deceptive software marketing method called 'bundling' (stealth installation of third-party apps together with regular software).
Following installation on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox without users' consent, Price Clip delivers various intrusive online advertisements including banners, pop-ups, and full-page. Clicking ads generated by this plug-in may redirect you to dubious websites, and thus risk computer infection.
As with other regular adware, Price Clip continually monitors and collects various software and hardware information such as unique identifier numbers, Internet Protocol (IP) addresses (to determine users' geographic locations), search queries entered, URLs visited, pages viewed, and other recorded information that may contain personally identifiable details.
Therefore, the presence of Price Clip adware on your system may result in serious privacy issues or identity theft. SuperWeb LLC releases identical browser plug-ins under different names to avoid detection by legitimate antivirus suites.
For example, FlippyRoo, Shopymate, Blue Bulletin, and Sharp Angle also claim to enhance the Internet browsing experience by enabling identical features, however, none are useful to the user - their purpose is to generate revenue by the display of ads and sharing collected data with third parties. You are strongly advised to uninstall Price Clip adware from your system immediately.
Research shows that popular freeware download websites such as download.com, soft32.com, and softonic.com monetize their traffic and free services using small 'download programs' (also called 'installers', 'download managers', 'download clients', and so on).
Although download programs claim to ease the free software download process, they are developed to offer installation of additional apps together with the chosen software. In some cases, installation of third-party applications is hidden under the 'Custom' or 'Advanced' options.
According to the developers, these advertised third-party apps are 'legitimate', however, most are classed as adware or malware. To avoid such infections, closely inspect each step of the free software download process and never accept offers to install additional programs.
Furthermore, downloaded software should be installed using the 'Advanced' or 'Custom' options - this will reveal any bundled applications listed for installation and allow you to decline them. If you have installed Price Clip, read the following removal guide and uninstall this adware from your system.
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- What is Price Clip?
- STEP 1. Uninstall Price Clip application using Control Panel.
- STEP 2. Remove Price Clip adware from Internet Explorer.
- STEP 3. Remove Price Clip ads from Google Chrome.
- STEP 4. Remove 'Ads by Price Clip' from Mozilla Firefox.
- STEP 5. Remove Price Clip ads from Safari.
- STEP 6. Remove rogue plug-ins from Microsoft Edge.
Price Clip adware removal:
Windows 11 users:
Right-click on the Start icon, select Apps and Features. In the opened window search for the application you want to uninstall, after locating it, click on the three vertical dots and select Uninstall.
Windows 10 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.
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.
macOS (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 "Price Clip", select this entry and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".
After uninstalling the potentially unwanted program that causes Price Clip ads, scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components or possible malware infections. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software.
Remove Price Clip 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 "Price Clip", select this entry and click "Remove".
If you continue to have problems with removal of the price clip 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 "Price Clip", select this entry and click the trash can icon.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the price clip 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 "Price Clip".
Computer users who have problems with price clip 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 price clip 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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