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Remove QuickShop Permanently from Your Computer

QuickShop is an add supported application assisting the users as they shop online, providing them with different deals, offers, price comparisons and coupons. This functionality may be useful to many users, but please keep in mind that QuickShop is classified as PUP (potentially unwanted program), and adware and its removal is recommended. QuickShop is distributed via bundled downloads and generates intrusive third-party ads that may put your computer to various security risks. The QuickShop application is compatible with the commonly used browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.).

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How Is QuickShop Distributed?

QuickShop can be downloaded online, but the application can also end up on your computer bundled with free of charge software you have downloaded online recently. Popular free download websites are known to employ the so called “download clients” in order to boost their traffic and monetize their free services. Not paying enough attention to the download and installation processes of free programs may result in diverse adware or malware infiltrations. You can avoid unwanted installations by observing each stage of the installation process closely and not allowing the installation of additional applications, plug-ins or programs. Perform every software installation by selecting the Custom options, where you can manage each step and have full transparency of the process.

How Does QuickShop Affect Your PC?

Upon installation, QuickShop injects countless annoying advertisements in the web pages visited by the user – coupon, banner, pop-up and pop-under, price comparison, inline text, and transitional ads. The promoted ads may seem quite harmful, yet computer experts warn that third-party advertisements are often capable of exposing your system to serious security issues if you choose to click on them. The seemingly innocent banners and coupons may link you to unreliable or corrupted websites and invite different threats to your PC.

The QuickShop browser extension may gather certain hardware and/or software information, for example, URLs you have visited, IP address, the pages you have recently viewed, search queries, etc. Bear in mind that personally identifiable data may also be collected. QuickShop may transfer the collected information to third parties for the purposes of targeted advertisement.

QuickShop Removal Manual

DownloadItKeep-adware-removalQuickShop is not classified as a malicious application and does not pose a direct threat to your computer, but the ads it promotes may expose your system to security risks. This is why its removal is recommended by malware experts. Below are the detailed instructions on how to delete QuickShop both manually and with the help of a legit anti-malware program.


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1. Remove/Uninstall QuickShop

1. Remove/Uninstall QuickShop 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 QuickShop.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove QuickShop 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 QuickShop and click “Remove


    After QuickShop 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 QuickShop and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After QuickShop 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 QuickShop 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 QuickShop 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 QuickShop
    Click ‘Uninstall’


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

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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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