How to uninstall (remove) ShopScouter

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What is ShopScouter?

ShopScouter is a program that comes in the form of browser extensions and can hijack browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). This program is designed for distribution of promotional products popular sites. ShopScouter displays banners and coupons, and can also redirect the user to ad sites. ShopScouter change your browser settings and can change your homepage. This program is constantly interferes with the user while browsing. Also, it is worth remembering that most of the proposals of the program are false. ShopScouter may decrease the performance of your browser. In addition, ShopScouter copies its files all over your computer, so it’s not just delete. Even if you remove it from the control panel, you can be sure that the ShopScouter reconvenes. Moreover, ShopScouter can install other malware without the user’s knowledge. If you find ShopScouter on your PC, remove it immediately.

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How ShopScouter 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. It 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 ShopScouter completely.

How to remove ShopScouter from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove ShopScouter

Or uninstall ShopScouter manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove ShopScouter from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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