An onslaught of commercial advertisements on your browser usually means that you have an adware program installed on your computer. Perhaps you have Price Master on-board, and this application is spamming you with undesirable content. What’s more, if you have one adware program running on your PC, there is a good chance you have several others as well because adware programs usually travel in groups. Therefore, when you get down to removing Price Master from your system, you should also take care of the rest of the unwanted applications. A full system scan will help you determine which programs need to be taken care of immediately.
There are many ways how this application could enter your PC. For instance, we have found it available at the Chrome Web Store, where a user can easily add new extensions to their browsers. However, Chrome is not the only browser that supports Price Master. The application is also compatible with Firefox and Internet Explorer. Take note that is does not work on the Edge browser yet, but you can never know what might happen in the future. The bottom line is that this program cannot be trusted, and it should be eliminated without any second thought.
The most common method of distribution for Price Master is software packaging. That also explains why quite often users are not aware of the fact this application enters their PCs. Perhaps they are too preoccupied with some other program they really wanted to have, and they finally found it at some third-party file-sharing site. Unfortunately, file-sharing sites often contains third-party installers that carry more than one adware and freeware applications, and so, if you go through the installation process automatically, Price Master gets installed on your system, along with a variety of other potentially undesirable applications.
If we were to take a look at the official website for Price Master located via pricemaster.co, we could get an impression what this program is supposed to do. Price Master is an adware application that SHOULD help you save money when you shop online. It says that it covers “hundreds of millions of products from dozens of online merchants.” All you have to do to enjoy the benefits of using the program is “go to your favorite online store, search for your desired protect and Price Master will locate a better deal for you.” That sounds quite nice, now does it not? Unfortunately, that is not true.
The application employs tracking cookies to track your online activity, and once it has enough data collected, it will spam you with pop-up ads, most of which will contain third-party content. This content is your biggest concern at the moment because that may inadvertently lead you to a severe computer infection. Granted, that is the worst scenario that does not play out too often, but you should not take your chances.
To remove Price Master for good, delete the extension from your browser, and then terminate all the unwanted applications via Control Panel. If you need any help with finding potential threats on your PC, invest in a legitimate antispyware tool and scan your system through and through. For any further questions, you can always address us via the comment box below, or contact us through the social media accounts on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter.