This page aims to help you remove EasyShopper ads. These EasyShopper uninstall instructions work for Safari and Chrome, as well as every version of Mac and Windows.
If you happen to be reading this, then chances are that in one way or another EasyShopper has invaded your system and you are searching for a way to uninstall it. Well, you’ve come to the right place. But before we continue to the procedures, there’s a few things we need to clear up first. You might have heard the phrase “Knowledge is power”. This certainly applies when it comes to dealing with these pieces of software. Having a proper understanding on the subject can help you in several ways, such as preventing this from happening in the future by knowing what to avoid. There’s nothing easier than avoiding this and not having to go through the whole removal ordeal in the first place. With that said though, please read over the following paragraphs carefully before getting down to business.
What is EasyShopper? What makes it dangerous?
EasyShopper by definition is referred to as Adware. You might be wondering what this is or if its yet another type of virus. If you think EasyShopper is a virus, then you’re mistaken. Even though to most user this software resembles a virus somewhat, it is actually far from it. Viruses are designed to enter your system, infect your files and then proceed to replicate itself so it’s harder to uninstall them afterwards. Once they have secured their foothold, they can begin to do numerous malicious things to your computer. To name a few, they can steal private information such as passwords or bank accounts and transmit it to its originator. You can probably guess what happens next. Not only that, but they can also slow your computer down to a crawl. One thing they often do is to zombify your PC. This may sound like a strange verb, but it’s a good way to describe it. They use your allocated resources such as CPU utilization or internet bandwidth to perform calculations for the attacker (in other words “to do his dirty work”). They also often use several of these zombified computers to form a network called a “botnet”. After that, the botnet gets used to send attacks to websites with the purpose of bringing them down (or “out of service”). This is referred to as a Denial of Service attack (DOS, or Distributed DOS when a botnet is used). It’s also a popular way for big hacking groups to send a message to a set group of people or a company if its websites are being taken down.
EasyShopper, on the other hand, belongs to the type of unwanted applications called Adware. What it does and what its goals are is completely different from a virus. Simply put, its tasked to forcefully send ads to the user’s browser(s) such as Chrome or Firefox. The goal in mind is to make you click on them, which in turn gives them a small piece of revenue. This is called pay-per-click advertisement and it’s a popular way for companies to reward the people who allow them to place ads on their websites. But it also applies to your attackers. Therefore, it’s quite obvious why you should never interact with the ads in the first place.
Common symptoms include seeing banners on the sides of the page you are viewing, who almost always seem misplaced. In other words, they don’t seem like they were placed by the people who are responsible for developing that website. In addition to that, in the text you can sometimes notice words that seem to resemble links. These are called in-text ads. They’re often linked to dangerous places on the web that you shouldn’t visit. Last, but certainly not least are the pop-up ads. They win the crown when it comes to being annoying. In their basic form they resemble big windows that obstruct your whole page. If you happen to be the subject of any of these, then chances are that you are indeed infected with EasyShopper.
That leaves us to the conclusion of this short summary and you can now begin working with the guide below to remove the Adware from your computer. There is also an easier and simple way to uninstall EasyShopper – that is to simply use our recommended tool.
|Danger Level||Medium (Infected computer is plagued by Ads in different forms and sizes)
|Symptoms||Banners, pop-up advertisements and all other kind of unwanted behavior is displayed.
|Distribution Method||Chiefly supplied alongside the installers of different freeware programs, but can also be acquired from torrents and online Ads.
|Detection Tool||Malware and Adware are notoriously difficult to track down. Use SpyHunter – a professional parasite scanner – to make sure you find all files related to the infection.|
EasyShopper Removal Guide
Note: if you are a Mac user, you need to follow this guide:
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Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).
This was the first preparation.
- Do not skip this – EasyShopper may have hidden some of its files.
Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.
You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them.
Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:
Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Hold the Start Key and R – copy + paste the following and click OK:
A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:
If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut —> Properties.
NOTE: We are showing Google Chrome, but you can do this for Firefox and IE (or Edge).
Properties —–> Shortcut. In Target, remove everything after .exe.
Remove EasyShopper from Internet Explorer:
Open IE, click —–> Manage Add-ons.
Find the threat —> Disable. Go to —–> Internet Options —> change the URL to whatever you use (if hijacked) —> Apply.
Remove EasyShopper from Firefox:
Open Firefox, click ——-> Add-ons —-> Extensions.
Find the adware/malware —> Remove.
Remove EasyShopper from Chrome:
Close Chrome. Navigate to:
C:/Users/!!!!USER NAME!!!!/AppData/Local/Google/Chrome/User Data. There is a Folder called “Default” inside:
Rename it to Backup Default. Restart Chrome.
- At this point the threat is gone from Chrome, but complete the entire guide or it may reappear on a system reboot.
Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC simultaneously. Go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which ones are dangerous. Google them or ask us in the comments.
WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING!
Right click on each of the problematic processes separately and select Open File Location. End the process after you open the folder, then delete the directories you were sent to.
Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.
Inside, press CTRL and F together and type the threat’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don’t show this way, go manually to these directories and delete/uninstall them:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random
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