How to uninstall (remove) ShopBrain

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What is ShopBrain?

ShopBrain is a potentially unwanted program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser and hijacks your browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. This program specializes in distributing and displaying advertising materials (banners, coupons, pop-ups). During browsing ShopBrain constantly displays advertisements, thus promoting the products of partner companies. At first glance, ShopBrain seems a useful program that can help the user to find the best offers on the internet. In fact, it is not. Most of the products that you offer are void. The main task of the developers is deceptive. This program is designed to get you to spend money on anything. ShopBrain also may collect your personal information (such as browsing history) and transfer it to third parties. If you find a ShopBrain on your PC, then you should remove it immediately.

ShopBrain Ads

How ShopBrain gets on your PC?

Malicious software that is often among the potentially unwanted programs penetrates a computer with other free programs such as archivers, players, editors and so on. This happens without the user’s knowledge. The main reason for this – the user carelessness. Few people read the user agreement and other information during the installation. Sometimes ad sites create their download managers and hide therein potentially malicious software. If you want to prevent the infiltration of unwanted software, then you need to follow a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Select advanced type of installation and make sure that you aren’t offered to install something to supplement. Do not agree to install unfamiliar software. You can also use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your PC is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of ShopBrain and all PUP.

How to remove ShopBrain from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove ShopBrain

Or uninstall ShopBrain manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove ShopBrain from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


ShopBrain.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%ShopBrain

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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