Sunday, July 19, 2015

Three Steps to Remove Pop-up Ads “Brought by Shopping Deals”

If you are being frustrated by Shopping Deals, please see what it is and how to remove it below.

Shopping Deals is a nasty adware

Why do I say so? People who get infected may know the reasons. It can be annoying to see constant banners, pop-ups, or even in-text ads when you surf the internet. This adware can deliver you all these forms of adverts that might either labeled with “Ads by Shopping Deals” or “Brought by Shopping Deals”. Here is a screenshot of this adware.

Shopping Deals should be removed ASAP

Shopping Deals is detested and rejected by many computer users due to its troublesome behaviors. It can modify your browser settings and manage your browser extensions or add-ons. So you will soon notice that you have lost control on your web browser. The products or services it offers on your browser are not reliable. If you click any of the ads, you may be redirected to its sponsored websites that might be compromised by other malware. It can be excessively dangerous to your computer. You should get rid of as early as you can.

This adware can be downloaded and installed via free downloads, especially video player and download manager program. If you have already got this adware infection in your PC, please follow the Steps below to remove it. The best way to avoid this adware is to use SpyHunter which is designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats.

Click the icon to get SpyHunter

Download SpyHunter

After all the installation processes, you can fix all the detected threats.
(SpyHunter offers free scanner for malware detection. You have the choice of buying SpyHunter for malware removal.)

SpyHunter-Fix threats

Please watch the remove video first to see if you can handle it.

(If you cannot get rid of it with the help of the video, please move to the other steps below)

Step 1: Remove from control panel.

Windows 8
  • Click on bottom left corner of the screen.
  • Click on Control Panel.
  • Click Uninstall a Program.
  • Select Shopping Deals from the list and click Uninstall button.

Windows 7
  • Click on Start menu, then Control Panel.
  • Click Uninstall a Program.
  • Look for Shopping Deals and click Uninstall button on top.

Windows XP
  • Click on Start menu, then Control Panel.
  • Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  • Select Shopping Deals and then click Change/Remove.

Step 2: Erase from browsers.

Internet Explorer
  • Go to the gear icon at the top (far right), then select Manage add-ons.
  • Select suspicious toolbar from the Toolbars and Extensions and click Disable.
  • Go to the gear icon, then select Internet Options > General > Delete the Cookies/Delete Browsing History
  • Navigate to Advanced >> Reset settings...

Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the three-bar menu at the top right corner.
  • Select Add-ons and the go to Extensions and Plug in
  • Find Shopping Deals and suspicious extensions. delete them.
  • Firefox Menu > Options > Privacy > Remove Individual Cookies > Delete corresponding cookies
  • Open Firefox, press Alt + H, and select Troubleshooting Information > Reset

Google Chrome.
  • Click on the Customize icon and navigate to Tools/Settings.
  • Locate Extensions and find Shopping Deals and ads-related extension. Delete them
  • History > Clear browsing data...> Obliterate the following item from: the beginning of time
  • Select settings > advanced settings > reset

Step 3: Edit your registry (be cautious with this part)

Press Win & R on your keyboard. Type 'regedit' and hit enter.

Click Edit > Find...

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TabbedBrowsing "NewTabPageShow" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Start Page" = "
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Default_Page_URL" = "http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Start Page" = "http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"

You may get rid of this nasty adware after finishing all these steps. Good luck to you.

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