Shopping Assistant is a new adware currently infecting many PCs in the world wide web. Users who have this problem see a lot of sudden ads marked as “brought by Shopping Assistant” or “powered by Shopping Assistant” to pop up in their browsers. This tutorial will furnish you with the important and relevant information that will help you to get rid of these Shopping Assistant Ads and other side effects caused by them.
In addition to those ads, users may as well experience other problems, such as the issues of permanent browser redirection to random websites. These domains, in their turn, could cause users to download and install various junk applications. Our strong recommendation is that you stay away from clicking on such ads or pop-up windows generated through them.
Obviously, it is much easier to avoid the cases of adware intrusion then to look for the ways of its removal after the attack already took place. So, how can a person actually avoid Shopping Assistant implantation? This is surely a good question which needs to be answered.
There are many free applications today which are by default bundled with all sorts of unwanted extras. People need to pay close attention to what exactly they’re going to install into their systems in addition to the main application of their choice. For this purpose it is of utmost important to always pay close attention to what exactly you’re going to make the part of your system in addition to the main software of your choice. Always select the option of a custom installation, instead of the standard one. This is so far the only way to prevent all unwanted extras from becoming the part of your PC.
Finally, if your system has already been contaminated with Shopping Assistant adware, please follow this tutorial below explaining how to get rid of it effectively from your system. Please scan your PC with GridinSoft Trojan Killer, remove all the infections it finds (with its full registered version) and reset your browsers with its help. We hope this guide will be clear to you, but in case there’s a need in further assistance, please feel free to contact us at any time.
Shopping Assistant automatic removal tool:
Shopping Assistant 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 Shopping Assistant 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):