How to uninstall (remove) ShieldMe

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What is ShieldMe?

ShieldMe is a program that comes on your PC unnoticed. This is not a virus, but it is necessary as a potentially unwanted programs. ShieldMe comes to the computer without the user’s consent, in the form of an extension for your browser. Immediately after installation ShieldMe starts to display advertising content, such as banners, coupons, and promotional links to websites and so on. The main task of the developers – it is to make money. Many coupons and “best” offers are not true. It’s just a scam. ShieldMe can also transfer your data to third parties, and analyze your browsing. This increases the traffic and slow down your browser, so you have to remove it now, if you find it on your PC.

ShieldMe

How ShieldMe gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as ShieldMe, come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already was attacked by ShieldMe, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove ShieldMe from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to ShieldMe – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as ShieldMe.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove ShieldMe

Or uninstall ShieldMe manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find ShieldMe.
  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 ShieldMe 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 ShieldMe, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove ShieldMe from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find ShieldMe.
  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 ShieldMe.
  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 ShieldMe.
  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:


ShieldMe.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%ShieldMe

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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