Shop Time Removal Manual (Update April 2017)
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Shop Time Removal Manual

Shop Time is an application designed by SuperWeb LLC, a company known for the development of adware programs. Shop Time may initiate various issues on the affected computer, including intrusive advertisements, redirects to predetermined third-party sites, browser and system slowdowns, etc.

Shop Time adware may infiltrate your computer bundled with other free software you have downloaded online. Shop Time ads may link you to suspicious web content or even distribute other third-party software without your consent. Experts recommend running a full system scan and eliminating Shop Time and related adware.

Update April 2017.Keep in mind that Super Web LLC is a brand of the Sambreel/Yontoo group, so Shop Time is often referred to as Shop Time by Yontoo. It is the same piece of adware, no matter how it is called. This company is a well-known distributor of PUPs and adware, known for displaying context and popup advertising. Unfortunately, the adware may still be affecting users’ system, most likely in bundled downloads. Please note that even if the website of adware is no longer available, its developers may still be distributing it in freeware packages. Always be extra cautious when downloading freeware or shareware from the Web, as you may end up “paying” with your personally identifiable information.

Threat Summary

NameShop Time
TypeAdware, PUP
Short DescriptionAll browsers on your computer could be affected. The adware may redirect you to unwanted pages and may display unwanted advertisements.
SymptomsUnwanted advertisements, browser redirects, etc.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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How Does Shop Time Enter Your System?

The Shop Time application can be downloaded online. It can also be delivered to your computer during the installation of freeware or shareware. This stealth infiltration technique is known as “bundling” and is a common practice among software developers. To avoid the additionally added programs, users are advised to opt for custom installation and un-tick the pre-checked boxes.

Shop Time Adware: Symptoms

  • Once installed the Shop Time app will initiate pop-up advertisements labeled Shop Time Ads or Ads by Shop Time. They may start appearing on your screen even if you are not viewing online shopping sites at the moment.
  • Experts warn that the promoted ads may link to pages with questionable content and lead to further issues.

  • To display advertising materials matching the interests of the user Shop Time may track certain personally non-identifiable information related to the user’s browsing habits, visited websites, duration of the browsing sessions, search queries, IP address, etc.
  • The data tracked by the application may be used for marketing purposes or transferred to third parties.

  • Adware programs may sometimes cause unwanted redirects to suspicious third-party sites, slow down you browser and lead to poor system performance. Although they are not of a malicious nature, experts recommend their removal because of the risks they may indirectly pose to your computer.

How to Remove Shop Time from Your PC?

Removing Shop Time from the affected computer is advisory. Follow the step-by-step removal guide below. It will help you delete Shop Time or related adware from your computer permanently.

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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