This tutorial is dedicated to help our clients understand how to remove Shop Smart Ads from their browsers. It’s been a problem for many active Internet surfers over the past few days. The adware currently infects all major browsers, including Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Users will see a special advertisement banner located in the right bottom part of their screen, titled as “Shop Smart” advertisement.
Without a doubt, this adware is quite instrumental in penetrating into the PC. Most often its intrusion occurs whenever users download and install some free applications. It is a must-do thing for all of us to pay close attention to what exactly we install into our computers in addition to the main software of our choice.
Reading the EULAs (End User License Agreements) is a good and probably the only way to avoid all unwanted adware intrusion into our PCs. So, if we find the information about some other third-party application we don’t really need, it is always a good and the only correct way to go to the advanced or custom installation mode, i.e. the place where we may uncheck all third-party applications from being installed into our system by default.
When we don’t pay enough attention to what we install, then the chances are that we will permit various third-party software to easily become the part of our systems. This is the exact way how Shop Smart adware gets into computers. You must understand that this adware has the only thing in mind – to bring profit to those people who stand behind its massive distribution in the world wide web. Yet, you will not be able to save more funds when buying items through it.
Plus, the presence of this malicious program in your system makes your computer to work extremely slow. You may be permanently redirected to various third-party websites where you may be told to download and install all sorts of other junk software. As a result, your system may become absolutely full of various infections. To sum up, we recommend you to get rid of Shop Smart adware immediately by following the uninstall solution set forth in the tutorial below.
Shop Smart automatic removal tool:
Shop Smart 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 Shop Smart 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):