PriceDownloader adware is a browser extension, plugin or addon for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, also called a Browser Helper Object for Internet Explorer. PriceDownloader provides ads all over your browser, it will display advertisements within the Google Search Engine as “Ads not by this site” or “Ads by PriceDownloader” or even “brought by PriceDownloader” advertisements and coupons as JollyWallet on websites as Amazon, Best Buy, Wallmart or Ebay with inline text or a large bar on the end of the page or popups. This PriceDownloader adware is installed during a update or new install of the VLC Media Player. This VLC Media Player is used alot to promote, and install adware on a victim’s computer. VLC is free from there official source and is used a lot worldwide, this is the reason for promotors to distribute there adware like “PriceDownloader” using VLC Media Player Fake Installers.
PriceDownloader pretends “Online shopping is now easier with PriceDownloader browser add-on. All you need to do is visit your favourite online shopping sites, and it does its job on its own. So just download it today and start save money”
It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast thru the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers a Advanced or Custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.