Step by Step Remove Shopingkicks.com Virus from Chrome/ Firefox/ IE

Posted by Britt Duncan - January 20, 2014

Stuck with ads from Shopingkicks.com? Cannot access wanted web sites? Driving crazy about much slow PC performance? Don’t worry, this post will help you completely and permanently get rid of Shopingkicks.com adware.

Is Shopingkicks.com a dangerous virus?

Security experts categorize Shopingkicks.com as a malicious adware that comes along with applications that you can download from websites for free. A few computer users notice this bad program when they inject some freeware into their Windows. Shopingkicks.com adware is a terrible headache to lots of computer users.

Once Shopingkicks.com adware sneaks into your Windows, it would change your homepage and default search engine to random sites. Besides, it is able to lead you to visit the majority of websites that are not acknowledged on the Internet. The goal of Shopingkicks.com malware is to raise popularity of some sponsored websites. It is clear that using illegal applications to increase ranking rate is illegal and unlawful. Once these unverified websites are visited by a great many of innocent users, sponsors and the maker of Shopingkicks.com adware will get profits.

What is more, Shopingkicks.com adware program shows up a great deal of pop-up ads to mess up your entertainments on the Internet. A bunch of windows pop up on your browser which you cannot stop. Finally, you have to turn off your browser and use other browsers. However, Shopingkicks.com adware can also affect IE, Firefox, and Chrome and so on. We suggest you run your antivirus program to scan the whole system and pick up this nasty adware. You can follow the steps below to deal with Shopingkicks.com adware completely.

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Disadvantages and risks of Shopingkicks.com Virus:

1. It could inject malicious files to the system registry and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies browser settings and drops malicious add-ons to Chrome/ IE/ Firefox
3. It changes default home page and search engine to unfamiliar websites without approval
4. It would alter search results and generate tons of various ads like coupons, deals and discounts
5. It records online activities and collects important information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It consumes high system resources and slows up the whole computer performance

Manually Get Rid of Shopingkicks.com Virus

According to our research, we found that Shopingkicks.com redirect is caused by Shopingkicks.com toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And Shopingkicks.com toolbar 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 Shopingkicks.com virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Shopingkicks.com malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Shopingkicks.com toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

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

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

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Shopingkicks.com virus

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Shopingkicks.com\DisplayName Shopingkicks.com

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon “Shell” = “[random].exe

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Shopingkicks.com malware

%AppData%Local.Shopingkicks.com.exe

%CommonPrograms%\Startup\Launch\[random].lnk

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

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