How to Get Rid of/Remove SharkShopper Ads-Virus Removal Help

Posted by Britt Duncan - October 20, 2014

Homepage is changed by SharkShopper silently? Try to remove it from PC but don’t know how? This removal guide provides a quick & safe way to get rid of it.

What is SharkShopper?

SharkShopper is a vicious adware that gets loaded onto a targeted system without seeking permission from you. Normally, this threat may come bundled into free applications or spam email attachments. Once it gets a spot inside, it forcibly modifies browsers settings, including homepage, search engine and DNS settings to redirect you to preset websites. It attaches itself to IE/Firefox/Chrome on its own and promises to save your time and money.

SharkShopper-ads

In fact, SharkShopper shows numerous pop-ups, coupons, deals, discounts and offers on every opening website, regardless of your need. If you click on those ads or pop-ups which containing sponsored links, you will end up visiting selected harmful websites against your will. It redirects your Internet searches to specific websites to boost web traffic to its sponsored websites and earn profits. What’s more, other threats, like Gosave, Groovorio.com and Astromenda can also penetrate inside after you catch SharkShopper as it can compromise the browser and make it vulnerable. So, to avoid any damage, it is essential to remove SharkShopper infection from PC immediately.

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Propagation of SharkShopper Adware :

(1) SharkShopper usually comes bundled with free applications when you download and install free programs. So, you should always take caution about unfamiliar programs when you install a free program.

(2) SharkShopper enters into a random computer after you click a spam email. This kind of email may contain malicious attachments with a copy of this malware.

(3) SharkShopper may incubate on compromised websites. SharkShopper can be automatically implanted into your computer with drive-by download method.

Instruction on Removing SharkShopper Malware

According to our research, we found that SharkShopper adware often gets installed together with other programs. And SharkShopper 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 SharkShopper virus.

Windows xp/vista/7:
Step One: Uninstall SharkShopper adware.

1. Go to Control Panel from Start menu.
2. Choose Uninstall a program or Add/Change programs.

3. Select SharkShopper adware and click on Uninstall or Uninstall/Change button.

Step Two: Show hidden files.

1. Go to Control Panel, and choose Folder Options.

2. In View tab, scroll dawn and choose show hidden files, folders and drives. Click OK.

Step Three: Remove registry entries.

1. Open Start menu and find Run in Windows XP. Type regedit and tap Enter. In Windows vista/7, click Start and type reged in search field.

2. At opening Registry Editor, search for and delete key and values related to SharkShopper adware.

%AppData%\data.sec
%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall SharkShopper adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

2. Enter Programs and Features in the address bar and select SharkShopper from program list.

3. Click Uninstall button and then follow uninstall wizard.

Step Two: Show Hidden Files.

1. Choose Windows Explorer from Start screen.

2. Navigate to File tab, tick both Hidden items and File name extensions.

3. Look for corrupted files outlined below and delete them all:

%AppData%\data.sec
%AppData%\svc-[random file name].exe

Step Three: Remove Registry Entries.

1. Type regedit in the search field.

2. Search for and delete harmful key and values generated by SharkShopper adware.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableVirtualization” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = 1

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