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Why You Should Remove Ins_shopperpro.exe

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Ins_shopperpro.exe is considered a PUP (potentially unwanted program) and malware specialists recommend its removal.

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Why Is Ins_shopperpro.exe a PUP?

Ins_shopperpro.exe is part of the ShopperPro family and is a setup application using NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. It’s not, however, been authenticated by a trusted source.

Six anti-malware programs have detected ins_shopperpro.exe and classified it as a PUP. It is compatible with the most commonly used browsers – Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox, and once installed, ins_shopperpro.exe will:

  • Allow additional toolbars and extensions to install on your PC without your permission
  • Start displaying various pop-up ads by third-party advertising agencies. Clicking them may redirect you to potentially corrupted websites which then may further infect your system
  • Slow down your system’s performance
  • Alter your default browser settings


How Does Ins_shopperpro.exe Enter Your PC?

Ins_shopperpro.exe enters your PC just like most PUPs do – via other free programs you download from the Web. Freeware is usually bundled with various other unwanted applications, but the good thing is that you have an option to disallow the bundling – you only have to watch the installation process closely and uncheck all features you know nothing about.

How to Remove Ins_shopperpro.exe?

If you already have ins_shopperpro.exe, you may want to remove it as it practically has no value for your system. It may rather harm it.
To remove ins_shopperpro.exe successfully, simply make sure you use a well-trusted anti-virus tool, or else – follow the steps below to remove it manually.


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1. Remove/Uninstall Ins_shopperpro.exe

1. Remove/Uninstall Ins_shopperpro.exe 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).
  • uninstall-virus-fig3

    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Ins_shopperpro.exe.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Ins_shopperpro.exe 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 Ins_shopperpro.exe and click “Remove


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


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

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