Perk Prize Panel Removal Guide

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Perk Prize Panel is an adware application that is related to perk.com. This website provides a lot of apps for Apple and Android mobile devices. However, Perk Prize Panel seems to be affecting desktop computers rather than mobile devices. It is a very intrusive application that modifies your browser settings and resists being removed from your computer. Even if it seems to be hard to remove Perk Prize Panel from your computer you still must do it in order to protect the system and yourself from a range of security threats.

Despite the fact that Perk Prize Panel is associated with perk.com the download link for the application is not available on the website. What is more, the application is not even mentioned on the page, expect for a few lines in Terms and Conditions section.

One of the reasons why this application can be considered malicious is because Perk Prize Panel gets installed on your computer silently. In other words, you are not asked whether you want it or not, and you are not informed about the oncoming browser modifications. Nevertheless, once Perk Prize Panel is installed onto your computer, the application changes your default homepage and search engine to Conduit Search. We can actually say that it functions very similar to a browser hijacker in that it performs such actions without your permission.

Perk Prize Panel is usually bundled with freeware, and it is known to come along with Media Player Pro, MyPCBackup, Flash Player Pro and other similar freeware applications. To avoid the likes of Perk Prize Panel, please refrain from downloading freeware apps from third party websites and installers. You are more likely to get more unwanted applications than useful ones.

Restoring your browser settings to default is not complicated. The most disturbing thing about Perk Prize Panel is that the application cannot be removed via Control Panel. If you try removing Perk Prize Panel, the service will lag for a while, and the next time you open Control panel, you will see Social Privacy DNS installed instead of Perk Prize Panel. Thus, to get rid of Perk Prize Panel once and for all, you should invest in a reliable antimalware tool that would help you terminate it automatically.

Such applications Perk Prize Panel should be avoided, because they expose users to potentially dangerous content, modify browser settings without permission, and may even lead to serious malware infections. Therefore, if you have noticed Perk Prize Panel on your computer, remove it as soon as possible.

How to remove unwanted programs

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of your desktop.
  2. When Charm bar appears, click Settings and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove unwanted apps.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and uninstall potentially dangerous apps.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start menu button and go to Control Panel.
  2. Open Add or remove programs and uninstall unwanted applications.

Remove Conduit Search from your browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and go to Internet options.
  2. Change your home page address under General tab and click OK.
  3. Press Alt+X again and click Manage add-ons.
  4. Go to Search providers on the left.
  5. Set a new default search provider and remove Conduit Search.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and go to Options.
  2. Change your home page address under General tab and press OK.
  3. Click Search engine icon on the left of Firefox search box.
  4. Select Manage search engines on drop-down menu.
  5. Remove Conduit Search from the list and click OK.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and go to Tools.
  2. Click Extensions and remove Perk Prize Panel.
  3. Click Settings on the left.
  4. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set Pages.
  5. Remove Conduit Search and enter a new startup page. Click OK.
  6. Select Manage search engines under Search.
  7. Set a new default search engine, remove Perk Prize Panel and click Done.

Should you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to leave us a comment below.

Download Remover for Perk Prize Panel *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

Perk Prize Panel Screenshots:

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Perk Prize Panel
Perk Prize Panel

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