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Should I remove PriceBlink?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,646
United States Rank #4,271
Reach 0.0509%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.30 days
598.81 days >
Average installed length: 314.63 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.1 97.56%
3.0 2.44%

PriceBlink

What is PriceBlink?

PriceBlink is a web browser price comparison add-on that displays a banner at the top of the webpage a user is viewing once it has searched for a better price to indicate whether a better price is available as well as which other websites are selling the same product.

From the Privacy Policy: "When you use your browser to navigate the web, the PriceBlink add-on enables you to find additional pricing and coupon information. In order to provide these services the PriceBlink add-on collects the following information: the characteristics of the item, the retailer page, the url of the page you are on, and other anonymous technical data such as IP address."

About  (from the publisher)

Think of the free PriceBlink browser add-on as your personal shopping assistant that finds the lowest prices when you shop online. Shop with confidence knowing that you have found the best deal possible. With PriceBlink, money-saving coupons appear automatically when you're shopping at a store. No more searching for fr...  Read more
Overview
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.priceblink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PriceBlink
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PriceBlink\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\PriceBlink\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 10.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PriceBlink

Program module:PriceBlink.dll
Name:PriceBlink
Path:C:\Program Files\PriceBlink\PriceBlink.dll
MD5:8b887eec83ea3a868bae320c72ec1c17
Additional files:
  • PriceBlinkUpdater.exe - PriceBlinkUpdater
  • PriceBlink.dll - PriceBlink
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • PriceBlink.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PriceBlink.Plugin' with the class of {f904f51b-52dd-42ec-9dc8-d0856a0d1d67}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PriceBlinkUpdater.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PriceBlinkUpdater' which loads as C:\Program Files\PriceBlink\PriceBlinkUpdater.exe.

How do I remove PriceBlink?

Quickly and completely remove PriceBlink 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 PriceBlink 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 PriceBlink, 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 PriceBlink.
  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 PriceBlink you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.44%
Windows Vista 12.20%
Windows 8 5.49%
Windows XP 4.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.67%
Windows 7 Professional 13.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.91%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.29%
  Israel 0.18%
  NG 0.18%
  Panama 0.18%
  Slovenia 0.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 48.26%
Dell 29.57%
Acer 8.26%
Toshiba 6.52%
GIGABYTE 4.78%
Intel 1.30%
Lenovo 1.30%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 6.43%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.68%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.68%
Dell XPS 8300 2.92%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1160t 2.34%
Dell XPS 8500 2.34%

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