Wednesday, February 11, 2015

How to Remove Virtual Shopper Completely

Know more about Virtual Shopper ads

Virtual Shopper is classified as an advertising platform which will display you unstoppable pop-up ads especially when you are visiting online shopping sites like Ebay, Walmart, Best Buy, etc. many computer users will be bombarded with coupons, special deals, price comparison every time they open a new tab on their web browser.

This annoying adware is capable to compatible with almost all the popular web browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, etc. as we all know, it is designed by cyber hackers to increase web traffic and generate profit from it. To achieve its promoting purpose, it can track and store your online traces like search keywords, favorites, book marks which will put your personal information in risk.

How Virtual Shopper ads run into your computer?

Usually it can sneak into your computer when you are downloading free software online or clicking spam email attachments. Besides, visiting questionable websites, sharing malicious files with other users online will also be the way to get infected by It is suggested never click the “next ”button too fast before you check the default installation of the free software for it can bundle with the free software installations.

Solution one:Step by Step Guide to Manually Delete Virtual Shopper ads

Step 1- Remove add-ons:

Internet Explorer
1) Go to 'Tools' → 'Manage Add-ons';
2) Choose 'Search Providers' → choose 'Bing' search engine or 'Google' search engine and make it default;
3) Select 'Search Results' and click 'Remove' to remove it;
4)  Go to 'Tools' → 'Internet Options', select 'General tab' and click 'Use default' button or enter your own website, e.g. Click OK to save the changes.

Google Chrome
1) Click on 'Customize and control' Google Chrome icon, select 'Settings';
2) Choose 'Basic Options'.
3) Change Google Chrome's homepage to or any other and click the 'Manage search engines...' button;
4) Select 'Google' from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select 'Search Results' from the list remove it by clicking the "X" mark.

Mozilla Firefox
1) Click on the magnifier's icon and select 'Manage Search Engines....';
2) Choose 'Search Results' from the list and click 'Remove' and OK to save changes;
3) Go to 'Tools' → 'Options'. Reset the startup homepage or change it to under the 'General tab';

Step 2- Open Windows Task Manager and close all suspicious running processes.
( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 3- Remove these associated Files on your hard drive such as:

C:\Program Files\<random>

Step 4- Open the Registry Editor and delete the following entries:
(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box and click on OK)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"

Step 5-Restart your computer normally to check the effectiveness.

Solution two: Get rid of Virtual Shopper by automatic scan of SpyHunter removal tool

SpyHunter is a powerful automatic removal tool which can help users to clean up the infections like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. It is important to note that SpyHunter removal tool can get along with existing security programs without any conflicts.

Step one: Click the icon to download SpyHunter removal tool
Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter removal tool


Step two: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC

Step three: Select the detected malicious files after your scanning and click “Remove” button to clean up all viruses.

Note: if you are not a computer geek, you are welcome to download Spyhunter automatic removal tool to get rid of Virtual Shopper immediately!

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