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Fun Shopper Removal Manual

Fun Shopper is promoted as a useful browser add-on that enhances the user’s online shopping experience. The application is supposed to find relevant deals, coupons and offers and present them to the user. The pop-ups labeled “Ads by Fun Shopper” may appear in the popular web browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, IE). Although this functionality may be seen as beneficial, users are advised to remove the application from their computers. Experts consider the promoted third-party ads a potential threat to the PC’s safety because they may link the user to unsafe or corrupted web pages and expose the system to malware infiltration.

Download a System Scanner, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Fun Shopper.

How Is Fun Shopper Distributed?

The browser add-on can be downloaded online. Fun Shopper can also enter the machine unnoticed, as a part of a freeware bundle. Since this procedure becomes more and more popular, users are advised to opt for custom installation and un-tick any pre-checked boxes.

Often potentially unwanted programs find their way in the user’s computer bundled with media players, PDF creators and other free of charge software users can download online.

The careful selection of your download sources is crucial for the stability and performance of your system.

Fun Shopper – How Does It Work?

Once installed, the application starts displaying numerous advertisements in the web pages you visit. They may appear as banners, pop-ups, deals and coupons, but the one thing they have in common is the fact that they only aim to generate pay-per-click profit for their creators.

The application’s primary goal is to serve relevant marketing content, so it tracks certain information on the affected machine – IP address, visited URLs, entered search terms. Although this data is personally non-identifiable, it may still land in the wrong hands and pose risks to your system.

Fun Shopper may also initiate unwanted redirects to third-party pages.

How to Remove Fun Shopper from Your PC?

Fun Shopper is classified as adware, and experts recommend its removal. The application may not have any malicious features, but the product pages the user lands on, may be of a threatening nature. To delete Fun Shopper permanently, follow the removal guide below.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Fun Shopper

1. Remove/Uninstall Fun Shopper in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Fun Shopper.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Fun Shopper from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window


    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


    Select Fun Shopper and click “Remove


    After Fun Shopper is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Fun Shopper and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Fun Shopper is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Fun Shopper to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.


    After Fun Shopper has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Fun Shopper
    Click ‘Uninstall’


    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Fun Shopper. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Fun Shopper will be removed.

    3. Remove Fun Shopper automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    3. Remove Fun Shopper automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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