How to Manually Remove Visual Shopper Pop-up Ads

Posted by Britt Duncan - March 13, 2015

Ads by Visual Shopper often pop up when you visit websites online? Do you want to stop and even get rid of it? This removal guide will help you out.

Introduction to Visual Shopper

Similar to Deal4Me and Roll Around, Visual Shopper is considered as an advertising application that can be inserted into different browsers by malicious software and potentially unwanted programs. In most cases, cyber hackers create this adware for the purpose of making money and stealing users’ personal information, such as browser histories, network habits and online banking data. Hence, you should try your best to protect your machine against the invasion of Visual Shopper. Once inside, the developers of this adware help their employers display various ads about their products and websites. By doing this, sponsors can attract potentially customers and further expand business.
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However, these ads often get you into trouble. When you are redirected to sponsored sites by Visual Shopper, you are forced to download strange programs or purchase items. If you are not willing to do that, Ads by Visual Shopper will continue to harass your browsing activities and damage your browser. When your browser is flooded by Visual Shopper ads, it will perform sluggishly and even get stuck easily. In this case, you will also find that the CPU usage goes up to 100%. All in all, Visual Shopper adware is a big headache for every computer user. Hence, we have written a removal guide with the hope of helping you to get rid of Visual Shopper adware effectively.

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Visual Shopper Virus Is a Big Trouble :

1. It is a risky adware virus that penetrates into your system secretly;
2. It adds harmful files or scripts to major part of the system;
3. It could cut off the access to the installed antivirus software;
4. It may bring in spyware or other privacy-invasive malware;
5. It keeps mutating and updating all the time;
6. It steals your privacy and compromises your security.

Instruction on Removing Visual Shopper Malware

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

Windows xp/vista/7:
Step One: Uninstall Visual Shopper adware.

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

3. Select Visual Shopper 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 Visual Shopper adware.

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

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall Visual Shopper adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

2. Enter Programs and Features in the address bar and select Visual Shopper 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 Visual Shopper 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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