What is Smart Shoppy?

Smart Shoppy – an extension for the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer), that is one of the potentially unwanted software. Smart Shoppy comes bundled with free software without the user’s consent. After coming to a computer, Smart Shoppy displays a huge amount of publicity. This advertising can be of different forms: banners, coupons, pop-ups, links to ad sites and so on. At first glance, Smart Shoppy may seem so helpful. Smart Shoppy “helps” the user to find the best deals of online stores. In fact, most promotional offers are false. Smart Shoppy trying to force the user to spend money for nothing. Also, Smart Shoppy adds registry entries, can change the settings of your computer, change your homepage, replace the search results, redirect you to ad sites and much more. Smart Shoppy very malicious program, so you need to remove it right away.

How Smart Shoppy gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as Smart Shoppy come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already being attacked by Smart Shoppy, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove Smart Shoppy from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Smart Shoppy.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Smart Shoppy

Or uninstall Smart Shoppy manually.

Step 1: Remove Smart Shoppy from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Smart Shoppy and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

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

After that remove Smart Shoppy from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Smart Shoppy from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Smart Shoppy:

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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