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PennyBee is the typical combination between a potentially unwanted program and adware, and once it enters your PC, it causes the usual mess. The application floods you with pop-up advertisements, passing them off as deals, bargains, and whatnot. Of course, there’s a catch, as the program is a wolf in sheep’s skin. At first glance, PennyBee may appear quite useful, but don’t judge a book by its covers. The best course of action regarding the program is to remove it from your system entirely. By doing so, you’ll spare yourself the time and energy of having to deal with the aforementioned “mess” in the future.
How did I get infected with?
PennyBee usually sneaks into your system by means of deception. Since the program requires your permission to gain access to your computer, it resorts to a clever and highly successful way of infiltration. The application prays on the user’s distraction. When users are downloading freeware, most of them are not nearly as careful as they should be. Instead of reading the terms and conditions before agreeing to them, users just agree to everything in haste. That’s foolish and quite dangerous. Naturally, the old but gold ways of invasion still apply – the spam email attachment, corrupted links, corrupted websites, etc. If you are attentive, you might avoid getting stuck with adware, or worse.
Why are these ads dangerous?
First and foremost, you should know that PennyBee is entirely dependent on third parties. That means that its main purpose is to generate pay-per-click revenue for these unknown people. By monitoring your browsing habits and keeping track of your preferences, the program increases its chances of tricking you into clicking on certain websites and links. That way, it knows which ads to throw your way in order to spark your interest. But PennyBee doesn’t simply observe you. It collects data on you, which it then catalogs and sends out to the people behind it. There is nothing you can do to stop the program from doing this, the only chance you have of avoiding it is to delete the application as soon as you find out you have been infected with it. PennyBee will not only bombard you with pop-up ads and threaten your system security, but it will also slow down your PC’s performance and interfere with your browsing experience in any way possible. Do what’s beast for you and your PC, and get rid of PennyBee as soon as you possibly can.
How Can I Remove PennyBee Ads?
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the PennyBee infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.
STEP 1 : Uninstall PennyBee from Your Computer
Delete PennyBee Startup location from your Windows Registry.
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate the PennyBee program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.
STEP 2 : Remove PennyBee from Chrome, Firefox or IE
Remove from Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
- Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
- If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
- Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind
- If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
- go to settings – Add person
- choose a preferred name.
- then go back and remove person 1
- Chrome should be malware free now
Remove from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Firefox
- Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
- Disable and remove the unwanted add on
- Open the Firefox’s Help Menu
- Then Troubleshoot information
- Click on Reset Firefox
Remove from Internet Explorer
- Open IE
- On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
- Go to Toolbars and Extensions
- Disable any suspicious extension.
- If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
- On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
- Click on Internet options
- Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.
- Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset
- Close IE
Permanently Remove PennyBee Leftovers
To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.