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Windows 7: trying to find software

31 Mar 2015   #1
jackteet

windows 7 64bit
 
 
trying to find software

Hi, I run IE 11 on windows 7.A few months ago I was searching ebay for the cheapest price offered for a particular item..As I hit upon this item a banner appeared across the laptop screen telling me where I could buy this item cheaper. This must have accompanied a program I was downloading. I didnt like to program; whatever it was so uninstalled it. The price comparison software went with it. I cant now remember what I had downloaded so wondered whether anyone has come across this comparison download and if so the name of it. Many thanks jack


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31 Mar 2015   #2
americancritic

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit SP1
 
 

Hello the first thing I would do would run a full scan with what ever security you have I would also run a full scan using malwarebytes. Here is there link.
Malwarebytes | Free Anti-Malware & Internet Security Software
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01 Apr 2015   #3
gini

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jackteet View Post
The price comparison software went with it. I cant now remember what I had downloaded so wondered whether anyone has come across this comparison download and if so the name of it. Many thanks jack
I'm not sure I'm responding to the right question here, but Firefox has an add-on called PriceBlink which offers competitive prices when you select an item for online purchase. A Google search for Price Blink shows it can be downloaded for IE as well. Is this what you are looking for?
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01 Apr 2015   #4
jackteet

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Hi Gini, Thanks for that. I "Googled" price blink and it turns out to be a harmful malaware. jack
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02 Apr 2015   #5
gini

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1
 
 

I'm glad you checked. It's always smart to research a bit before installing an unfamiliar program!
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