How to uninstall (remove) ShieldRen

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What is ShieldRen?

ShieldRen – a browser extension that comes without user consent. ShieldRen is not a virus, but it is malware. After penetration into the PC, it starts to display a ton of unnecessary advertising with different content (banners, coupons, links to ad sites, and so on). ShieldRen promises to help the user to save money. ShieldRen shows the most “best” offer. In fact, these offers are not valid. ShieldRen created in order to allow users to spend money on nothing. ShieldRen changes the homepage. It can add a toolbar that is difficult to hide. ShieldRen displays ads constantly during your browsing. ShieldRen can also transfer your personal data to third parties. This program increases the traffic and reduces the performance of your computer. If you find ShieldRen on your PC, then you need to remove it urgently.

ShieldRen Ads

How ShieldRen gets on your PC?

ShieldRen infects a computer without the user’s consent. Usually, it comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If ShieldRen has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove ShieldRen from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to ShieldRen – 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 ShieldRen.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove ShieldRen

Or uninstall ShieldRen manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove ShieldRen from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


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Then remove following files:


ShieldRen.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%ShieldRen

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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