How to uninstall (remove) ShoppingGid

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What is ShoppingGid?

ShoppingGid – it is browser extension that hijacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. This program displays ads (banners, coupons) at the time when you are running the browser. This ad can appear at any time during your browsing. ShoppingGid can show offers from online stores such as Amazon, Walmart, eBay and so on. ShoppingGid «help» user to save money. In fact, many of the proposals are false. The main task at ShoppingGid – is to get you to spend money. Also ShoppingGid constantly collects your personal information, for example, browsing history, and so on. Also, your personal information may be disclosed to third parties. ShoppingGid is a potentially unwanted program, and we recommend you to remove it without wasting time.

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How ShoppingGid gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without consent of the user. User may not notice the penetration of these programs. ShoppingGid comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove ShoppingGid completely.

How to remove ShoppingGid from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove ShoppingGid

Or uninstall ShoppingGid manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove ShoppingGid from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find ShoppingGid.
  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 ShoppingGid.
  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 ShoppingGid.
  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: HKUS-1-5-21-2595049554-3367466414-1477092934-1000SoftwareShoppingGid
Key: HKUS-1-5-21-2595049554-3367466414-1477092934-1000SoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerUserAssist{F4E57C4B-2036-45F0-A9AB-443BCFE33D9F}Count
Key: HKUS-1-5-21-2595049554-3367466414-1477092934-1000SoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerUserAssist{CEBFF5CD-ACE2-4F4F-9178-9926F41749EA}Count
Key: HKUS-1-5-21-2595049554-3367466414-1477092934-1000SoftwareMicrosoftSystemCertificatesCACertificates948E1652586240D453287AB69CAEB8F2F4F02117
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{5294EF23-A209-402C-93EB-D696E7AF71B9}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesTypeLib{FBE65219-A971-496B-BBF1-4E2FD5776326}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{A7BD2B98-23C6-4343-B960-C670DE4145BC}
Key: HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{5294EF23-A209-402C-93EB-D696E7AF71B9}

Then remove following files:


shoppinggid_ie.dll
Uninstall.exe
Updater.exe

And following folders


C:UsersuserAppDataLocalShoppingGid

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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