What is ShoppyTool?

ShoppyTool is a potentially unwanted program which can hijack your browser settings. It represents itself as a beneficial tool helping users get coupons, deals, notifications from diverse online stores. Really, after installing, this rogue application starts to show intrusive ads on web pages that you visit. This behavior can be categorized as ad-ware. Also, you have a chance to be exposed to the further risk by clicking to these ads which contain redirected links to untrustworthy pages with malicious content. These ads are easily to be recognized by their label under the pop-up containing “ShoppyTool” text, for instance: “ShoppyTool Ads”, “Ads by ShoppyTool”, “Powered by ShoppyTool” or “Brought to you by ShoppyTool”. That’s all only for one reason – to promote the installation of various questionable malicious content such as browser toolbars, optimization utilities and other software and all the cyber criminals can generate pay-per-click profit. Furthermore, ShoppyTool can act as a spyware by tracking your internet activity, it will gather security information like passwords, financial and personal information. Remove ShoppyTool immediately if you noticed any signs of this program by using our step-by-step guide.

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How ShoppyTool gets on your PC?

ShoppyTool infiltrates into your system with third-parties programs using a stealth installation. This deceptive marketing method is called “bundling”. In most cases, publishers hide their programs within the “Custom/Advanced” settings of the installation processes. Users generally skip this step of installation. So, you should always be careful during program installation. Always select for the custom installation and uncheck boxes from unwanted programs like ShoppyTool.

How to remove ShoppyTool from your Mac or PC?

The easiest and most modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

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Or uninstall ShoppyTool manually.

Step 1: Remove ShoppyTool from Mac

ShoppyTool may not have app associated with it in Application. However, we recommend you to inspect the list of installed applications and remove unknown or suspicious ones.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall ShoppyTool or ShoppyTool Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

appcleanerTo remove leftover items of unwanted application on Mac we recommend you to use AppCleaner. Just drag application you want to remove to AppCleaner window and it will search for residual data on your hard drive. This will save space of your memory and will help to remove stubborn applications from Mac systems.

After that remove ShoppyTool from your browser.

Step 2: Remove ShoppyTool from browsers


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find ShoppyTool.
  5. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find ShoppyTool.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose ShoppyTool.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of ShoppyTool:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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