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Should I remove Price Meter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,056
United States Rank #12,965
Reach 0.1031%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.92 days
86.01 days >
Average installed length: 45.19 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.4.0 6.31%
1.0.5.8 87.09%
1.0.5.6 6.61%

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Price Meter

What is Price Meter?

The Pricemeter ad-supported program injects advertisements with its affiliate ad providers in order to serve a number of ad types including banner, inline text links and popups.

"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."

It utilizes the InstallCore download manager. This is the same product as the DealPly from DealPly Technologies Ltd / ironSource.

About  (from ironSource)

Since PriceMeter is a free service, it is possible that it was offered to you during the installation of one of our partners' programs or applications to your computer. 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 s...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Price Meter.
PriceMeterUpdateVer.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
pricemeter.exe (c0100694cfa50f1618c12952d26e59b9) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
AVG 14.0.0.3964 Primet.C78
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.PriceMeter.80
ESET-NOD32 9948 a variant of Win32/DealPly.Q
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.PriceMeter.A
McAfee 6.0.4.564 Artemis!C0100694CFA5
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!C0100694CFA5
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA JF
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.DealPly
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0602
VIPRE Antivirus 30310 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
pricemeterw.exe (1dc7c56698c7a103a3c081c00d71db0d) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
AVG 14.0.0.3972 Primet.C78
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.PriceMeter.81
ESET-NOD32 9962 a variant of Win32/DealPly.Q
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.PriceMeter.A
McAfee 6.0.4.564 Artemis!1DC7C56698C7
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!1DC7C56698C7
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA KA
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.DealPly
VIPRE Antivirus 30420 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
pricemeterd.exe (b18785ac6de080260379b93bd318f144) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 14.0.0.3972 Primet.C78
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.PriceMeter.81
ESET-NOD32 9962 a variant of Win32/DealPly.Q
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.PriceMeter.A
McAfee 6.0.4.564 Artemis!B18785AC6DE0
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!B18785AC6DE0
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA LD
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.DealPly
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0602
VIPRE Antivirus 30416 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 44 all detections
Price Meter 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: Price Meter
URL: support.pricemeter.net
Help link: www.pricemeter.net
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\pricemeter
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\PriceMeter\uninst.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 15.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Price Meter

Program executable:pricemeter.exe
Name:PriceMeter
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\pricemeter\pricemeter.exe
MD5:0f3de9cd187fdf4c5b7bb06219362d67
Additional files:
  • libcef.dll - Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF) Dynamic Link Library
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • (Malware detected) pricemeterd.exe (by PriceMeter)
  • (Malware detected) pricemeterw.exe (by PriceMeter) - PriceMeterW
  • (Malware detected) PriceMeterUpdateVer.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Scheduled Tasks
  • PriceMeterUpdateVer.exe is scheduled as a task named 'At5' (runs daily at 4:33 PM).
  • pricemeterw.exe is scheduled as a task named 'pricemeterwatcher' (runs daily at 11:42 PM).
  • pricemeter.exe is scheduled as a task named 'pricemetertask' (runs daily at 11:42 PM).
  • pricemeterd.exe is scheduled as a task named 'pricemeterdownloader' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • pricemeterw.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PriceMeterW' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\PriceMeter\pricemeterw.exe".

How do I remove Price Meter?

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Or, you can uninstall Price Meter 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 Price Meter (remove only), 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 Price Meter.
  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) 42%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.50%
Windows 8 26.13%
Windows XP 19.52%
Windows Vista 2.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.07%
Windows 8.1 9.76%
Windows 7 Professional 7.66%
Windows 8 6.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.27% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 19.27%
  United States 14.33%
  Brazil 10.83%
  Italy 6.69%
  France 5.57%
  United Kingdom 4.30%
  Australia 3.34%
  Germany 2.87%
  Poland 2.87%
  Canada 2.07%
  Indonesia 2.07%
  Philippines 2.07%
  Spain 1.91%
  Japan 1.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 21.23%
Dell 12.50%
ASUS 11.32%
GIGABYTE 5.90%
Lenovo 5.42%
Samsung 5.42%
Intel 4.72%
Toshiba 4.25%
American Megatrends 1.89%
Sahara 1.42%
Sony 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.35%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.14%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.14%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.14%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.14%

About (from ironSource)

ironSource provides a comprehensive set of technologies for distribution, delivery and monetization.
Publisher URL: www.ironsrc.com

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MrFluffy3 months ago
@PleaseHelp I had the same problem. I went to support.microsoft.com and got 'microsoft fix it' and took a look at the list.. the program wasnt in there.. but there was one app that was called 'Name not available' I deleted that one and Pricemete.exe and everything that is used by it is gone now.
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PleaseHelp5 months ago
Every time I try to remove this program, it shuts down my computer without removing. Any advice?