How to uninstall (remove) Shopping-Addon

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What is Shopping-Addon?

Shopping-Addon – potentially unwanted program that comes into your computer in the form of an extension to the browser. Shopping-Addon hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. Shopping-Addon displays a huge amount of banners and coupons, as well as pop-ups and links to ad sites. At first glance, this program seems to be useful, but in fact many of the suggestions from this program – deception. Shopping-Addon trying to get users to spend money on products that don’t exist. Also, Shopping-Addon can change your browser settings, homepage and others. Also, this program can analyze the history of your browsing and collect your personal information. The resulting information may be disclosed to third parties. Shopping-Addon does not do anything useful, so if you find it on your PC – remove it immediately.

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How Shopping-Addon gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as Shopping-Addon, come to the computer as an extension to the browser. Scheme of penetration of potentially unwanted software can change constantly. Most often, these programs (extension) come into your PC without the user’s consent, but it is worth noting that this is due to the negligence of the user. Many ad sites create their own download managers. Each time when you download some free software, try to pay attention to what you are offered to install. Sometimes, simply uncheck the element that seems suspicious to you. Always try to read the user agreement, don’t hurry to click “Next”. Carefully follow the installation process. Resort to using third-party programs that can help you to protect your computer. If your PC is already infected, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove Shopping-Addon from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Shopping-Addon

Or uninstall Shopping-Addon manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Shopping-Addon from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


Shopping-Addon.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Shopping-Addon

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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