ProShopper adware is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) responsible for ads, deals, coupons, and pop-ups displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This happens if ProShopper adware infected your computer when you installed it yourself, or got it installed with a free program that you download. ProShopper is not malicious, and your antivirus didn’t warn you on this potential threat. Now, you want to remove ProShopper and it is a good idea because any adware program is a potential threat to your security and privacy.
ProShopper installation is often deceptive. If you wonder how ProShopper was installed on your computer, then you just failed to disable optional ProShopper installation offered by the download client that comes with a free program from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. ProShopper is one of adware programs that is used for this purpose, and it is set to be automatically installed unless you notice it and disable ProShopper before installing a free program.
ProShopper is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as ProShopper BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove ProShopper and to get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall ProShopper application and remove extensions related to ProShopper from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following ProShopper removal guide placed below.
If you want to remove ProShopper ads, other malicious programs, and protect your computer against future infections, then use SpyHunter. This security software is one of the best and offers reliable real-time protection. It helps to keep your web browser clean and safe. SpyHunter provides very useful scan results that you can use for manual ProShopper removal if you prefer to manually remove ProShopper components and other malicious files and settings that are found.
What is ProShopper?
ProShopper is an adware that infects your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. It consists of a Windows application and similarly named browser extensions specific for web browsers installed on your computer. These adware components are designed for spying on your web browsing and displaying ads related to your browsing history. When you click on such ads, ProShopper owners and distributors get some money on pay-per-click basis paid by promoters. While ProShopper is not malicious, the downside of using it is wasted web traffic and your compromised privacy that put you at risk of sharing your user’s profile among various sales companies. ProShopper is often distributed with free programs that you may download. This adware is deceptively installed unless you disable the optional for ProShopper before installing a program or update that you download. Removing ProShopper is quite easy, but other adware programs that might come bundled with it are often tricky and stubborn for your removal effort.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
Protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace installation process, warn you on threats, and remove malware on your demand. Otherwise, you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
ProShopper Adware Removal ToolProShopper Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove ProShopper and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to ProShopper malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete ProShopper components manually if you want. This software is timely updated and offers a free professional support for removing mutating viruses. It helps to remove stubborn PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and spyware, protects DNS connection, your web browsers, ActiveX components, and other system elements form malware infection. SpyHunter helps to guard your computer against ProShopper and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove ProShopper from Windows
For manual removal you need to uninstall all ProShopper components. Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-spyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstall ProShopper on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "ProShopper" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall ProShopper on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight ProShopper program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall ProShopper on Windows XP
Uninstalling ProShopper from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on ProShopper program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove ProShopper from Chrome
Remove ProShopper extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find ProShopper extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove ProShopper from Firefox
Remove ProShopper add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find ProShopper add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove ProShopper from Internet Explorer
Remove ProShopper extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on ProShopper, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual ProShopper removal is not difficult. Complex malware infection is. Other malware and adware programs might be installed on your computer. You need to remove this infections manually, or use software for detection and removal. SpyHunter’s ProShopper Removal Tool let you detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove ProShopper Adware Infection Completely
ProShopper adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove ProShopper adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software offers a free scanner that helps with manual removal, and you can opt for automated removal, professional support, and anti-malware protection.