How to uninstall (remove) MacShop

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What is MacShop?

MacShop – a program that comes to your computer, complete with free software in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox). MacShop is not a virus, but it can be attributed to a number of potentially unwanted programs, as it is an advertising product. After penetrating the computer, it starts to display a ton of banners, coupons, promotional links and pop-ups. As a rule, in the corner of the ad you can see the inscription “Ads by MacShop”. Thus MacShop promotes advertising partner sites. Advertisements can occur at any time during your browsing. Many antivirus programs do not have this program in their databases, so MacShop can safely continue their activities. MacShop can install other malware. Your personal data may be disclosed to third parties.

Ads by MacShop

How MacShop gets on your PC?

Similar programs, such as MacShop, belong to potentially unwanted programs. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent, so you may have overlooked the penetration of this program. PUP is installed on PC bundled with freeware program such as archivers, download managers, players and so on. The user must be considerate during the installation process to prevent the penetration of unwanted programs. To do this, you need to read the user agreement. Do not agree to install unknown or suspicious programs. Not need to trust programs from unknown publishers. Always follow the installation process and do not rush to click “Next”. If your computer is already infected, you can use our instructions listed below to get rid of MacShop.

How to remove MacShop from your computer?

To uninstall MacShop remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have MacShop in their database. You can try to use them for removing MacShop.

Recommended Solution:

Bitdefender Antivirus – fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to MacShop – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Norton

Alternative Solution:

1. Max Secure Antivirus for Mac – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as MacShop.

 

Download Max Secure Antivirus for Mac
 

Or uninstall MacShop manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find MacShop.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find MacShop and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find MacShop, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove MacShop from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find MacShop.
  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 MacShop.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable MacShop.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


MacShop.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%MacShop

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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