How To Uninstall Shoppingbuddy

remove Shoppingbuddy

Shoppingbuddy is a potentially unwanted program that a user may install in his computer thinking that it will help him to get the latest deals and offer on various products. If you have done the same then you must be getting the ads, at first you will find it useful but slowly it will show its true nature by performing many other activities that can damage your computer. There will be several changes in the settings of the system and the browser that will allow it to run without any interruption and the ads will appear continuously. The Shoppingbuddy get all the ads from the internet and show them to the user. The usually do hamper the performance of the computer by using too much of the system resourced. You will certainly notice certain lag which opening other application while the adware is active.

The offers that you get in the Shoppingbuddy ads do attract many customers like you who click on the given link to discover the details of the product that is shown on the site that gets loaded in the browser. This also gives your the payment option that is online. You should never got further as if you decide to pay you need to provide personal and banking details that may get misused by other users. So beware of these ads and remove Shoppingbuddy immediately from your computer.  


How to Uninstall Shoppingbuddy from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from Shoppingbuddy

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall Shoppingbuddy from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for Shoppingbuddy or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall Shoppingbuddy ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove Shoppingbuddy from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious Shoppingbuddy entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove Shoppingbuddy from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove Shoppingbuddy and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove Shoppingbuddy from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the Shoppingbuddy extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall Shoppingbuddy from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select Shoppingbuddy related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove Shoppingbuddy
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block Shoppingbuddy on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select Shoppingbuddy or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to Shoppingbuddy.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete Shoppingbuddy permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of Shoppingbuddy on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking Shoppingbuddy. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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