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What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,982
United States Rank #10,605
Reach 0.0903%
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 367.04 days

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Update for PriceMeter

What is Update for PriceMeter?

"Pricemeter provides you with services which are intended to enhance your online shopping experience, showing you same products or different stores with cheaper prices and exposing you to coupons allowing you to enjoy exclusive discounts when checking out products ("Offers"). The services are based on an innovative method of behavioral advertising which enables to offer you products, via browser add-on, banners or ads, based on your observed preferences while protecting your privacy."

About  (from installCore)

PriceMeter offers you an easy, friendly and safe way to find the best deals online, allowing you to save money and time when buying the products or services you need. And the best part? It's completely FREE! It's so easy to use, you won't have to visit additional sites in order to compare prices and find the best d...  Read more

Overview

A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named UpdateTask.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.06 GB (1,141,928,424 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Update for PriceMeter.
UpdateTask.exe (5b8c171f34a454c574b408b9f7c56c91) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
Avira AntiVir 7.11.144.172 TR/Rogue.106496.9
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14422 Adware.Win32.DealPly.81
ESET-NOD32 8.9705 a variant of Win32/DealPly.O
Fortinet FortiGate 4/22/2014 Riskware/DealPly
K7 AntiVirus 13.176.11833 Trojan
K7GW 13.176.11833 Trojan ( 0049548c1 )
McAfee 5600.7153 RDN/Generic.grp!hb
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7153 RDN/Generic.grp!hb
Norman 10.20140422 Suspicious_Gen5.AMYUT
nProtect 14.04.21.01 Trojan.GenericKD.1595555
Trend Micro 10.465.22 ADW_DOWNWARE
VIPRE Antivirus 28488 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
cltmng.exe (7b14f61d0ebcb0b1e282baca8652e07e) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
AVG 14.0.0.3986 SearchProtect.1DD
ESET-NOD32 10134 a variant of Win32/Conduit.SearchProtect.I
G Data 24 [email protected]
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SearchProtect.A
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Trj/Genetic.gen
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 SearchProtect
VIPRE Antivirus 31488 Conduit (fs)
       View all 21 all detections
Update for PriceMeter has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Update for PriceMeter
URL: www.pricemeter.net
Help link: www.pricemeter.net/eula
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\pricemeterupdater\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PriceMeterUpdater\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall
Estimated size: 1.06 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Update for PriceMeter

Program executable:UpdateTask.exe (Malware detected)
Signed by:Hoolapp
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\pricemeterupdater\updateproc\UpdateTask.exe
MD5:5b8c171f34a454c574b408b9f7c56c91
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) UpdateTask.exe
  • (Malware detected) cltmng.exe (by Client Connect LTD) - Search Protect
  • SPTool64.exe (by Client Connect LTD)
  • SPVC32.dll
  • SPVC32Loader.dll
  • SPVC64.dll
  • SPVC64Loader.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'At1' (runs daily at 6.57).
  • cltmng.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Rocket Updater' (runs daily at 02:03).

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Or, you can uninstall Update for PriceMeter 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 Update for PriceMeter, 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 Update for PriceMeter.
  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.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#5,982

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.51%
Windows 8 28.57%
Windows XP 7.34%
Windows Vista 4.50%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.96%
Windows 8.1 11.23%
Windows 7 Professional 8.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.28%
Windows 8 6.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.75% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 20.75%
  United States 19.07%
  India 7.98%
  France 6.07%
  Italy 5.35%
  Germany 4.39%
  United Kingdom 3.91%
  Canada 3.43%
  Australia 3.03%
  Poland 2.39%
  Japan 2.23%
  Philippines 1.76%
  Sweden 1.60%
  Spain 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.49%
Acer 23.27%
Dell 14.36%
ASUS 12.13%
Samsung 7.30%
Toshiba 4.83%
GIGABYTE 4.46%
Lenovo 4.08%
Intel 1.24%
American Megatrends 1.11%
Sony 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.02%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.16%
Positivo Positivo M... 2.87%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.59%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.59%

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