Bargain Buddy


Browser helper object that open advertiment based on the web pages you visit and the terms entered into forms.

From the vendor: Bargain Buddy delivers relevant contextual information to you in the form of advertisements based on URLs and/or search terms you enter when navigating the Internet. Bargain Buddy does not obtain personal information from you. We do not transmit or collect your browsing activity and do not store any of information that records your browsing behavior. On a daily basis, Bargain Buddy collects only aggregate statistics about the URLs and search terms you enter. Bargain Buddy does not build up a profile for you or attempt to correlate demographic or personal information. By downloading the Bargain Buddy, you accept the Bargain Buddy License Agreement, which gives eXact Advertising LLC permission to display relevant contextual information. It is our strict policy to distribute Bargain Buddy only to users who have been provided the Bargain Buddy license agreement. If you believe you have received Bargain Buddy without the license agreement being provided, please let us know at Source

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apuc.dll, CC_Versn.dll, bargains.exe, adp.exe

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Uninstall procedure

Uninstall Bargain Buddy from "Add/Remove Programs" in the Windows® Control Panel.. The uninstaller did not work during my testing.

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Manual removal

Please follow the instructions below if you would like to remove Bargain Buddy manually. Please notice that you must follow the instructions very carefully and delete everything that is mentioned. In most cases the removal will fail if one single item is not deleted. If Bargain Buddy remains on your system after stepping through the removal instructions, please double-check by stepping through them again.

  1. Start the registry editor. This is done by clicking Start then Run. (The Run dialog will appear.) Type regedit and click OK. (The registry editor will open.)
  2. Browse to the key:
    'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Run'
  3. In the right pane, delete the values called 'Bargains' and 'apd', if they exists.
  4. Delete 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ Browser Helper Objects \ {CE31A1F7-3D90-4874-8FBE-A5D97F8BC8F1}' if it exists.
  5. Delete 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Uninstall \ Bargain Buddy' if it exists.
  6. Exit the registry editor.
  7. Restart your computer.
  8. Delete the following directory:
    %ProgramsDir%\Bargain Buddy\
    Note: %ProgramsDir% is a variable (?). By default, this is C:\Program Files.

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