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Remove Awesome Shoppers Ads from the System

NameAwesome Shoppers Ads
TypeAd-supported application, PUP
Short DescriptionThe application is supposed to help the user find deals on items he wishes to buy online.
SymptomsDisplay of unwanted advertisements – pop-ups, banners, in-text ads.
Distribution MethodAlongside other freeware products.
Detection toolDownload SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Awesome Shoppers Ads

What Are Awesome Shoppers Ads?

Awesome Shoppers Ads
Awesome Shoppers Ads are produced by the browser extension Awesome Shoppers. Shocking, right? This program promises that it will help users find top deals when they are shopping online. This way it is supposed to save them both time and money. This program is, of course, classified as adware. It will start presenting advertisements as soon as it has been installed on your PC. It will do this on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Adware programs are considered to be unwanted. They do not only interfere with the user’s browsing, but they also can also be a potential risk for the system’s security. It is also doubtful whether they are helpful at all. The best thing you can do for your PC is to remove Awesome Shoppers Ads as soon as possible.

What Do Awesome Shoppers Ads Do?

Awesome Shopper Ads will appear constantly once the adware has been installed. They will bother you more than help you. There is no way to get rid of them while the program is active on your computer. The ads will indeed show various deals, promotions, and discounts. However, there is one problem with this: there is no way to be certain that these ads are real and will lead to reliable websites.

Why Are Awesome Shoppers Ads Unwanted?

The reason that it is advised that you remove Awesome Shoppers Ads from your computer is because they may be misleading and end up transferring you to malicious websites. Adware programs are easily exploitable by cyber criminals in order to promote harmful websites. If you click on a misleading ad, there are a couple of possibilities:

  • You end up on a phishing website, whose purpose is to trick you into disclosing your personal and financial information. These websites often claim that the user has won some prize in order to disclose said information.
  • Your computer may become the target of malware attacks. Then you are in big trouble. Your system may stop functioning properly. All of your personal and financial information will likely be stolen, and you do not want cyber criminals to have their hands on it.
  • As you can see, there is nothing awesome about Awesome Shoppers Ads. This is why you need to make sure that you remove them as soon as possible.

How Did Awesome Shoppers Ads Get on My Computer?

Although the adware has an official website, it cannot be downloaded from there. The program can still end up on your computer though. It can do this via bundled downloads. This is a common tactic used by adware programs. If you are an inattentive user, you can get unwanted programs on your PC by accident. There are a few things we recommend to avoid getting such applications on your computer:

  • Always check the websites you download the programs from. Do not acquire software from third-party distributors.
  • It is important to read all information presented to you via the install wizard.
  • Select the Advanced/Custom installation method. This will allow you to deselect any additional programs, and thus prevent them from being installed.

How to Remove Awesome Shoppers Ads?

Removing Awesome Shoppers Ads is easy business. Go to Control Panel, open the list of programs, find Awesome Shoppers, and uninstall it. There is a catch, however. There may be more unwanted programs on your PC. What is even worse, there may be malware on it. This is why it is recommended that you acquire a reliable antimalware program. It will get rid of all unwanted software automatically, and at the same time it will ensure that your system does not get compromised again.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Awesome Shoppers Ads

1. Remove/Uninstall Awesome Shoppers Ads 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 Awesome Shoppers Ads.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Awesome Shoppers Ads 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

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Awesome Shoppers Ads and click “Remove

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    After Awesome Shoppers Ads 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

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Awesome Shoppers Ads and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Awesome Shoppers Ads 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 Awesome Shoppers Ads 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’.

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    After Awesome Shoppers Ads 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.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Awesome Shoppers Ads
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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

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    3. Remove Awesome Shoppers Ads 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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