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Should I remove Price Metar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,880
United States Rank #19,705
Reach 0.0323%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.03 days
177.84 days >
Average installed length: 93.44 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.2.1 4.31%
1.1.2.0 1.75%
1.1.0.1 5.26%
1.0.7.5 35.25%
1.0.7.4 5.58%
1.0.6.7 1.44%
1.0.6.3 46.25%
1.0.6.2 0.16%

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Price Metar

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What is Price Metar?

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.

About  (from installCore)

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
  • Starts automatically
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Price Metar.
PriceMeterUpdateVer.exe (1245632d18b5337eb39be78659c0936d) has been flagged by the following 30 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 807 Adware.DealPly.Q
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
AVG 2015.0.3285 Generic5
Avira 7.11.185.228 Adware/DealPly.Q.3
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14423 Adware.Win32.PriceMeter.45
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1620 Adware.DealPly.Q
CAT-QuickHeal 11.14.14.00 Adware.DealPly.r8 (Not a Virus)
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0324 Adware.Downware.8659
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.14.11.20.02 Adware.DealPly.Q
ESET-NOD32 8.10726 a variant of Win32/DealPly.S
F-Secure 11.2014-20-11_5 Adware.DealPly.Q
G Data 14.11.24 Adware.DealPly
K7 AntiVirus 13.185.14021 Trojan
K7GW 13.185.14022 Trojan ( 0049c8161 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.2920 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.DealPly
McAfee 5600.6941 Adware-PMeter
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BehavesLike.Win32.Nofear.dh
MicroWorld-eScan 15.0.0.972 Adware.DealPly.Q
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.6.63362 Trojan.Win32.Delphi.dduzsj
nProtect 14.11.14.01 Adware.DealPly.Q
Panda Antivirus 14.11.20.02 Trj/CI.A
Sophos 4.98 DealPly Updater
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Adware.Dealply.Dvfx
Trend Micro 10.465.23 ADW_PRICEMETER
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.113 ADW_PRICEMETER
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 AdWare.DealPly
VIPRE Antivirus 34794 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Zillya 2.0.0.1982 Adware.DealPly.Win32.7
pricemeterw.exe (269d066d41b631b1f22936248e80354f) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 13.0.0.3169 MalSign.Primet.C78
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.PriceMeter.A
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.DealPly
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 ADW_METER
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 ADW_METER
VIPRE Antivirus 28452 Adware.DealPly
pricemeter.exe (5c3e9e6439b4a813d4073ba808b049b5) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 13.0.0.3169 MalSign.Primet.C78
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.PriceMeter.A
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.DealPly
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 ADW_METER
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 ADW_METER
VIPRE Antivirus 28458 Adware.DealPly
pricemeterd.exe (620f502e8195470588bae8d474385179) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 13.0.0.3169 MalSign.Primet.C78
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.PriceMeter.A
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.DealPly
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 ADW_METER
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 ADW_METER
VIPRE Antivirus 28488 Adware.DealPly
       View all 48 all detections
Price Metar 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: 8.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Price Metar

Program executable:pricemeter.exe
Name:PriceMeter
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\pricemeter\pricemeter.exe
MD5:64062e7d21b23276089320906f9bcac2
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
  • uninst.exe - Price Metar
  • tmp.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Console SFX)
  • (Malware detected) PriceMeterUpdateVer.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 23:42).
  • 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 Metar?

Quickly and completely remove Price Metar (remove only) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Price Metar 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 Metar (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 Metar.
  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) 48%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.82%
Windows 10 29.67%
Windows XP 10.53%
Windows Vista 3.83%
Windows Server 2003 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.58%
Windows 8.1 9.46%
Windows 7 Professional 8.01%
Windows 8 7.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.94% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 35.94%
  United States 17.64%
  India 5.99%
  France 4.99%
  United Kingdom 3.99%
  Germany 3.66%
  Japan 3.33%
  Italy 3.16%
  Canada 3.00%
  Russia 2.16%
  Poland 2.00%
  Spain 1.50%
  Turkey 1.33%
  Belgium 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.87%
Acer 22.36%
Dell 14.82%
ASUS 12.06%
Samsung 8.04%
GIGABYTE 4.77%
Lenovo 4.77%
Toshiba 3.52%
Intel 3.02%
American Megatrends 2.01%
Sony 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.27%
Positivo Positivo M... 3.79%
Acer Aspire E1-572 2.84%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.37%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.37%
HP G42 Notebook PC 2.37%

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