How to uninstall (remove) Shop-wit

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What is Shop-wit?

Shop-wit is a browser extension that comes to your computer without the user’s consent. Usually it comes bundled with other free programs, and it starts to degrade the performance of your computer. After penetration Shop-wit displays advertising content of different content. According to the developers, Shop-wit helps the user to find the best offers of popular sites such as Amazon and others. In fact, these offers are false, and it is not Shop-wit assistant, and potentially unwanted software. Shop-wit also can analyze your browsing and to collect your personal data. Some data may be transferred to third parties without your consent. We recommend that you remove Shop-wit, if you find it on your PC.

Shop-wit

How Shop-wit gets on your PC?

Shop-wit refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type in order to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Shop-wit.

How to remove Shop-wit from your computer?

To uninstall Shop-wit remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Shop-wit

Or uninstall Shop-wit manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Shop-wit from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
Value: shopwit
Data: C:usersuserappdataLocalshopwitshopwit1.3.6.10shopwit.exe

Then remove following files:


shopwit.exe
chrmXtn.dll
ffxtn.dll

And following folders


C:usersuserappdatalocalshopwitshopwit

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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