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What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,557
United States Rank #18,980
Reach 0.0388%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.52 days
310.30 days >
Average installed length: 163.04 days


VersionDistribution 5.37% 1.44% 0.13% 4.97% 0.79% 0.26% 70.94% 12.70% 3.40%

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Price Metér

What is Price Metér?

Price Meter injects advertising (coupons, discounts, comparative prices, etc.) in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of search-related ads, banner and video ads, and text-links and some popup/popunder ads. These ads are typically injected in the header of footer are of the web page. It will also convert words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements. This application is classified as adware and/or a PUP based on its behavior. The software is distributed through third party installers that may include it as an additional or sponsored offer.

About  (from DealPly Technologies)

PriceMeter helps you save money (and time!) by bringing the lowest prices and the best deals directly to you while you're browsing and shopping online! The PriceMeter Tool will offer you the best deal for the product or service you are looking for (and even discount coupons!) It's so easy to use, you won't have to visi...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Price Metér.
pricemeter.exe (970b2d67c712adeb3d1605f25d503e47) has been flagged by the following 25 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
avast! 2014.9-141121 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG 2015.0.3283 Generic5
Avira APPL/DealPly.Q.1
AVware Adware.DealPly
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.DealPly.81
Bkav FE W32.LavoxteLTJ.Trojan
Comodo Security 20035 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Downware.6629
ESET-NOD32 8.10696 a variant of Win32/DealPly.Q
Fortinet FortiGate 11/21/2014 Riskware/DealPly
F-Prot v6. W32/A-b4cd7179
G Data 14.11.24 Win32.Application.Dealply
K7 AntiVirus 13.185.13943 Trojan
K7GW 13.185.13943 Trojan ( 0049a7a81 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.DealPly
Malwarebytes v2014.11.21.07 PUP.Optional.PriceMeter.A
McAfee 5600.6939 Adware-Dealply
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6939 Adware-Dealply
Sophos 4.98 DealPly Updater
Symantec 11/21/2014 rev. 6 Adware.DealPly
Trend Micro 10.465.21 ADW_PRICEMET
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.325 ADW_PRICEMET
VIPRE Antivirus 34640 Adware.DealPly
Zillya Adware.DealPly.Win32.54
pricemeterd.exe (140a108c8b9748b81b0f7a96454104cc) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2015.01.26.00 PUP/Win32.PriceMeter
AVware Adware.DealPly
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.DealPly.BQ
ESET-NOD32 11070 a variant of Win32/DealPly.Q
F-Prot W32/A-b4cd7179!Eldorado
G Data 24 Win32.Application.Dealply.D
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/DealPly.oe
Kaspersky not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.Win32.DealPly.heur
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.PriceMeter.A
McAfee Artemis!140A108C8B97
McAfee-GW-Edition v2014.2 BehavesLike.Win32.BadFile.fh
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.520
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA IC
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Adware.DealPly
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H05KB14
VIPRE Antivirus 36966 Adware.DealPly
pricemeterw.exe (aa037438f4234c217ba0e683ca539522) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.TGeneric
AVG Generic_r.NL
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.DealPly.bQ
ESET-NOD32 9977 a variant of Win32/DealPly.Q
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.PriceMeter.A
McAfee Artemis!AA037438F423
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!AA037438F423
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA OM
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.DealPly
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R047H05FF14
VIPRE Antivirus 30504 Adware.DealPly
       View all 52 all detections
Price Metér has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

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: 54.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Price Metér

Program executable:pricemeter.exe (Malware detected)
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
  • pme.exe - PriceMeter Express
  • uninst.exe - Price Metér

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • pricemeterw.exe is scheduled as a task named 'pricemeterwatcher' (runs daily at 11:42 PM).
  • pricemeterd.exe is scheduled as a task named 'pricemeterdownloader' (runs on registration).
  • pricemeter.exe is scheduled as a task named 'pricemetertask' (runs daily at 23:42).
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 Metér?

You can uninstall Price Metér 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Price Metér (remove only), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Metér.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.31%
Windows 10 35.64%
Windows XP 3.79%
Windows Vista 3.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8.1 12.11%
Windows 7 Professional 9.61%
Windows 8 7.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.78%
  India 14.40%
  Brazil 14.01%
  Italy 9.00%
  France 5.14%
  Germany 3.60%
  Australia 2.70%
  Philippines 2.57%
  United Kingdom 2.44%
  Thailand 2.31%
  Vietnam 2.19%
  Belgium 2.06%
  Netherlands 2.06%
  Argentina 1.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.75%
Acer 23.74%
Dell 14.08%
ASUS 12.68%
Toshiba 6.44%
Samsung 5.03%
Lenovo 4.63%
Sahara 1.41%
Intel 1.41%
Medion 0.80%
Sony 0.60%
Common models
Positivo Positivo M... 3.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.92%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.75%
ASUS All Series 2.35%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.35%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.35%


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