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Should I remove Preispiraten?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,332
Reach 0.0300%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.73 days
611.52 days >
Average installed length: 321.31 days


6 98.57%
5 1.43%

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What is Preispiraten?

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Preispiraten is a program developed by metaspinner media GmbH. The most used version is 6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds an extension to the user's Internet Explorer web browser. The main program executable is preispiraten3ie.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 38.65 MB (40,524,579 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 96% of users of Preispiraten come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Preispiraten.
Uninstall.exe (3e3197711e3767fbd6f36265bc31d214) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Clam AntiVirus 0.94.1 PUA.Packed.MinGWGCCDLL.2xx
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7256 Heuristic.LooksLike.Win32.Suspicious.K!84

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: metaspinner net GmbH
URL: www.preispiraten.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Preispiraten
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Preispiraten\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Preispiraten\install.log" -u
Estimated size: 38.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Preispiraten

Program executable:preispiraten3ie.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Preispiraten\preispiraten3ie.exe
Additional files:
  • PP5.exe
  • PP6.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Extension
  • preispiraten3ie.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {350F4DA2-3886-4BB8-A1A8-D7F57B56DFFF}.

How do I remove Preispiraten?

Quickly and completely remove Preispiraten from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Preispiraten from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Preispiraten, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Preispiraten.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Preispiraten you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.07%
Windows 8 12.11%
Windows XP 10.93%
Windows Vista 6.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.62%
Windows 7 Professional 15.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.37%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.21%
Windows 8.1 3.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.63% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 95.63%
  United States 0.97%
  Austria 0.49%
  United Kingdom 0.49%
  Thailand 0.24%
  Belgium 0.24%
  Australia 0.24%
  Greece 0.24%
  Venezuela 0.24%
  Spain 0.24%
  BA 0.24%
  Turkey 0.24%
  Poland 0.24%
  Italy 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 28.04%
Acer 23.83%
Hewlett-Packard 11.68%
Dell 8.88%
ASUS 5.61%
American Megatrends 4.67%
Intel 2.80%
Samsung 2.34%
Lenovo 1.40%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.38%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.38%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.13%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.50%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.50%
Acer Aspire 5739G 1.88%


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