How to Get Rid of ShopNDrop Adware Effectively and Effortlessly

Posted by Britt Duncan - February 20, 2014

ShopNDrop delivers popups aggressively and you have to take lots of time to close them one by one? How could it hide itself from control panel and bypass the security tool? This post contains an effective manual removal guide to help you better combat this malware.

Know More about ShopNDrop Adware

ShopNDrop is quite a risky and damaging adware that is installed in a target computer with the help of online applications from unsafe third-party. It is not a helpful and necessary extension to web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. On the contrary, this unwanted program brings with it endless troubles. Typically, excessive advertising windows will fill with the whole browser. And constant redirections can be noticed on the infected browser as well.

It is found that users can acquire ShopNDrop adware from freeware or third-party applications. Usually, numerous commercial websites, for the purpose of promoting their own sites, seek help from adware makers and return them with financial benefits using pay-per-install methods. That is to say, cyber criminals behind ShopNDrop will deliver as many ads as possible for their own good, regardless of users’ convenience. To achieve its malicious goal, ‘ShopNDrop’ will reach users via social networking sites and spam email campaigns, which have been the most cost-effective ways for its propagation by far.

Once ShopNDrop malware settles down in the computer, there are certain changes made. The default browser settings will be modified by this adware. As a result, whatever website users open, there will be unexpected ads pop up. Also, differing from normal add-ons or plug-ins, this PUP prevents user from disabling or removing its code. Consequently, victims may find it is difficult for them to remove this adware with normal method. Instead of auto removal, affected PC owners are suggested to get rid of this unwelcome stuff with following manual way.

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ShopNDrop Adware Screenshot:

Harmful Traits of ShopNDrop Adware:
1. ShopNDrop gets into your computer together with online shady programs;
2. ShopNDrop modifies default browser settings unwittingly to achieve its malicious purpose;
3. ShopNDrop delivers all kinds deceptive advertising information to users;
4. ShopNDrop is hard to be removed by security products;
5. ShopNDrop may bring in other unwanted programs.

Instruction on Removing ShopNDrop Malware

According to our research, we found that ShopNDrop adware often gets installed together with other programs. And ShopNDrop adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing ShopNDrop virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting ShopNDrop malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove ShopNDrop adware and other unknown software

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable ShopNDrop or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling ShopNDrop and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of ShopNDrop virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of ShopNDrop virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ShopNDrop
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\random.exe

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of ShopNDrop malware

% Program Files% \ ShopNDrop pop-up \ ShopNDrop pop-up. exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\ ShopNDrop pop-up. lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu \ ShopNDrop pop-up \ ShopNDrop pop-up. lnk

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that ShopNDrop virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal cannot guarantee a thorough removal of ShopNDrop virus.

ShopNDrop Adware Removal Video:

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