Shoppingbuddy is a regular advertising program that promoted as a useful application. But, actually, this software is destined to direct traffic to the promoted websites in order to enhance their ranking. You must know that this adware is compatible with all main browsers (Safari, Google Chrome, Opera, IE, Mozilla Firefox). Thus, you will notice the advertisements on your screen, unless you remove Shoppingbuddy.
The developers of this adware generally use clandestine marketing way called ‘bundling’ to spread this software. Unfortunately, users seldom carefully follow the installation process, therefore PUP, adware and other malicious programs easily infiltrate in their systems. If you often download a program from doubtful and unofficial websites, you must not be surprised that you found adware on your PC. Please, follow every step of the installation wizard during installation. Select either Advanced or Custom option and read the software license agreement (EULA). Very important to locate and deselect all extra applications.
In addition to the risk of getting infected with malware, you also need to know that Shoppingbuddy adware will track your online activities and sells the gathered data to unknown third parties. Most people get very upset when they realize that basically anyone can access their sensitive information. To block the constant spying, we recommend to remove Shoppingbuddy.
How to remove Shoppingbuddy?
You can install a reliable antivirus program, which is Trojan Killer. This is the easiest way to clean your system. This software is popular with many users. Trojan Killer is a dependable protection for your computer. It will prevent re-infection and eliminate existing viruses. If you need help or advice, please contact our managers. Our employees will solve your problem.
Shoppingbuddy automatic removal tool:
Shoppingbuddy removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Shoppingbuddy in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):