Shopper Pro is a platform spreading ads about shopping. These advertisements, are mostly annoying pop-ups, and can redirect you to suspicious websites. Shopper Pro ads might be spotted on different websites because the adware itself generates them. To remove the nasty adware, you should read this article to its end.
|Short Description||The adware shows various kinds of advertisements about shopping in your browsers.|
|Symptoms||You will see shopping ads in your browsers – pop-ups, message boxes, and lots of other ones. You can be redirected.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages|
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Shopper-Pro(.)com – Delivery
Shopper-Pro(.)com is one of the websites that that deliver a ShopperProFull.exe file to spread the malware. With such direct downloads or third-party installers, the adware is being distributed deeper. Unknowingly, you may install it along with freeware installer setups or bundled packages. Additional components are often selected for installation in these packages by default. Averting can be done if you find a Custom or an Advanced menu and deselect them while installing.
Shopper-Pro(.)com could be promoted in various other sites with links or adverts hosted on them. You should avoid visiting unknown websites or clicking on ads, especially pop-ups. Because that is one of the easiest and effective ways the adware can be spread. The affected browsers are usually Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.
Shopper-Pro(.)com – Closer Inspection
Shopper-Pro(.)com is one of the websites for the adware platform of the same name. The website offers a direct download. The download will not automatically execute, but you can install it. That is not a recommended action as it will put lots of files related to the unwanted application on your computer. Other sites might host such files for download as well.
Shopper-Pro(.)com is the main domain connected to the adware, as there are other variations of the site, such as rep.shopper-pro(.)com seen above. It looks the same as the main site, but this time, there is a download button instead of a direct download. It is shocking of thinking how many of these sites can exist.
Apart from downloads and ads, you can get redirected to lots of sites. The redirects will not only ruin your browsing experience but very possibly will slow down your computer.
Here is a snapshot of the VirusTotal site with its detections of Shopper Pro redirects:
If you have the adware installed or any related files on your computer and browser, you will start noticing tons of advertisements and message boxes on almost all browser pages you visit. An extension or add-on connected with Shopper-Pro could be set inside your browser software. Everything that is related to the Shopper-Pro platform will spam you with adverts. The ads could have the following text written in them:
- Ads by Shopper-Pro(.)com
- Ad by Shopper-Pro(.)com
- Advertisement by Shopper-Pro(.)com
- Advert from Shopper-Pro(.)com
- Powered by Shopper-Pro(.)com
- Brought to you by Shopper-Pro(.)com
All redirects could lead you to affiliated sites or partners of Shopper-Pro(.)com. The services of Shopper-Pro and its adware platform make revenue for their owners. The redirects are most likely bound to a pay-per-click basis. All kinds of advertising content can be witnessed from the adware. That content could be pop-unders, pop-ups, in-text-links, interstitial, transitional, banner or full-page adverts.
Information that is clearly stated in the Policy to be collected is:
- Your Internet Protocol (IP) address
- Your interaction with the websites
- The pages you read
- Your physical and Email addresses
- Movement from page to page
- Time and date of access
- Your web request
- Browser information
- Geographical location
Remove Shopper-Pro(.)com Completely
To remove Shopper-Pro(.)com manually from your PC, follow the step-by-step removal instructions given down below. In case the manual removal does not get rid of all adverts and redirects effectively, you should search for and remove any leftover items with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such a program will keep your computer safe in the future.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Shopper Pro from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Shopper Pro from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Shopper Pro from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Shopper Pro from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Shopper Pro from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Shopper Pro from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Shopper Pro from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Shopper Pro from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Shopper Pro
Step 2: Uninstall Shopper Pro and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 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 are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Shopper Pro on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Shopper Pro there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Shopper Pro from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Shopper Pro and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Shopper Pro via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove Shopper Pro files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Shopper Pro, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Shopper Pro from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Shopper Pro from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Shopper Pro from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Shopper Pro from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Shopper Pro will be removed.
Eliminate Shopper Pro from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.