How to uninstall (remove) ShopGlider

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What is ShopGlider

ShopGlider – is browser add-on, that can be integrated into many internet browsers, like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. Authors of this application claim, that ShopGlider helps user with online shopping by showing coupons and deals on different webpages. But it shows not only coupons, there are banners, pop-ups, poor links too. Those advertisements may redirect user to harmful websites. This is why it is considered as potentially unwanted program. We recommend you to remove Those advertisements may from PC.

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How is ShopGlider installed on my PC?

Adware, like ShopGlider, can be installed on your computer by using “bundling”. Bundling – is a method of infecting PC. Let me introduce how it works. Developers bind adware to freeware or shareware. So it get installed with free software. To avoid this situation, don’t download software from unknown or suspicious websites. Be careful at installation process, unmark checkboxes with unwanted programs for disabling their setup. There are other ways to get installed on users computer, but “Bundling” is the most exploitable method.

How to remove ShopGlider?

To get rid of ShopGlider, we recommend you to use specific removal tools. Also you can remove ShopGlider by yourself.

Recommended Solution:

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

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

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

 

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Manual ShopGlider Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to ShopGlider;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to ShopGlider;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to ShopGlider and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 2-4 point by typing “chrome://extensions/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find ShopGlider;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 2-3 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find ShopGlider;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find ShopGlider and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

ShopGlider – typical shopping adware, that displays potentially fake coupons with redirect. It is not recommended to keep it on computer.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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