Shopswell is advertising application to your internet browser. It uses lots of different ways to be installed in your system and then starts to demonstrate to you ads and pop-ups all over your browser screen. Although it is legal advertising program, the developers are using not very welcome ways to spread this program. This software has spread to lots of computers and it is advised to remove it as soon as possible.
There are a lot of different methods of breaking in for software such as this. For Shopswell, the bundling methods is very common. This method is so popular among software spreaders because they get a profit from bundled developers. But this advertising platform also has its own web page where it is promoting and spreading as legit software.
Once Shopswell is inside, you will notice tons of annoying ads in your browser. These generated adverts will seriously slow your computer down and may redirect you on malicious pages, because these ads are not checking well. Visiting these websites is a risk for you safety and privacy. You could catch infected file that will install more malware programs on your computer. And that is why we advise you to remove Shopswell adware as soon as you will be aware of its presence in your system. Follow the instruction inside and you will deal with this threat in a jiffy.
Shopswell automatic removal tool:
Shopswell removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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 Anti-Malware 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 Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Shopswell in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware 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 Anti-Malware 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):