How to Remove SFYC Shopping Reminder

SFYC Shopping Reminder adware is responsible for ads, deals, popups, coupons displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This happens after SFYC Shopping Reminder adware infects your computer. However, it is legitimate and non-malicious, and your antivirus didn’t block it. Now, you want to remove SFYC Shopping Reminder and it is a good idea because this kind of software compromises your security.

SFYC Shopping Reminder installation is often deceptive. If you wonder how SFYC Shopping Reminder got installed on your computer, the answer is simple. You just failed to disable SFYC Shopping Reminder optional installation when you install some of free programs from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. A free program that you need comes with a download client that controls the installation and offers you to install adware programs like SFYC Shopping Reminder promoted as useful. Adware is set to be automatically installed unless you notice and disable it before installing a free program.

Ads in web browser displayed by adware

SFYC Shopping Reminder is installed as a Windows application and multiple BHO (browser helper objects), web browser extensions or add-ons that are running adware activities. Therefore, if you want to remove SFYC Shopping Reminder, then you need to uninstall SFYC Shopping Reminder application and remove extensions related to SFYC Shopping Reminder from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following SFYC Shopping Reminder removal guide placed below.

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What is SFYC Shopping Reminder?

SFYC Shopping Reminder is an adware developed for making money out of users’ clicks on ads, coupons, and other deals. While it is not malicious, SFYC Shopping Reminder is often deceptively installed with other free programs, and this might be not only annoying. Adware often compromises your privacy by tracking your browsing history and wastes your web traffic and system resources if you do not really need SFYC Shopping Reminder. Since this adware consists of multiple components installed as a program and web browser extensions, it is more difficult to remove SFYC Shopping Reminder than other Windows programs. The guide below explains how to remove each of SFYC Shopping Reminder components related to browsers Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. If you want to remove SFYC Shopping Reminder, just follow this guide, and you will get rid of SFYC Shopping Reminder ads pretty soon. Certainly, there might be more adware programs responsible for displaying ads in your web browser, and you might need a special program that finds and helps to remove SFYC Shopping Reminder and like adware programs.


Protection against deceptively installed adware:

If you want to avoid installing programs like SFYC Shopping Reminder, then you need to be careful while installing free programs. You can protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace your installations, warn you on all known threats to your security and privacy, and remove any threat found on your computer. Pay attention to check boxes placed in a setup wizard for a free program that you are installing. 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.


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Remove SFYC Shopping Reminder from Windows

You need to uninstall all the SFYC Shopping Reminder components manually. First you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs”. Then you need to remove web browser add-on components that belong to SFYC Shopping Reminder.

Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-malware and anti-virus software to make sure that other threats are found and removed.


Uninstall SFYC Shopping Reminder on Windows 8

  1. On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.

  2. Access Uninstall from Metro on Windows 8

    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"

    Access Uninstall from Windows 8 Desktop

    Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.

  3. Select "SFYC Shopping Reminder" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.

  4. Uninstall Programs on Windows 8


Uninstall SFYC Shopping Reminder on Windows 7, Vista

  1. Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right

  2. Access Control Panel from Windows 7 Start Menu

  3. Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel

  4. Access Uninstall from Control Panel on Windows 7

  5. Search the program list and highlight SFYC Shopping Reminder program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.

  6. Uninstall Programs on Windows 7


Uninstall SFYC Shopping Reminder on Windows XP

Uninstalling SFYC Shopping Reminder from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:

  1. Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
  2. Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
  3. Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
  4. Search the program list and click on SFYC Shopping Reminder program. Then, click "Remove" button.


Remove SFYC Shopping Reminder from Chrome

Remove SFYC Shopping Reminder extensions from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.

  2. Access Chrome Settings from Chrome Menu

  3. Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find SFYC Shopping Reminder extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.

  4. Remove Chrome Extension

  5. Restart your browser.

Remove SFYC Shopping Reminder from Firefox

Remove SFYC Shopping Reminder add-on from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.

  2. Access Add-ons from Firefox Menu

  3. Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find SFYC Shopping Reminder add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.

  4. Remove Add-on from Firefox

  5. Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

Remove SFYC Shopping Reminder from Internet Explorer

Remove SFYC Shopping Reminder extensions from Internet Explorer

  1. Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
  2. Click on Manage add-ons option.

  3. Access Add-ons from Internet Explorer Menu

  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on SFYC Shopping Reminder, and then click Disable option.

  5. Remove Extensions from Internet Explorer

  6. Restart your web browser.

SFYC Shopping Reminder Infection Components:

Remove SFYC Shopping Reminder entries from system registry:

SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SFYC Shopping Reminder
SOFTWARE\SFYC Shopping Reminder
S-1-5-21-1126701551-199217710-2484972326-1000\Software\AppDataLow\Software\SFYC Shopping Reminder

How to Edit Windows Registry


Delete SFYC Shopping Reminder files and folders:

C:\Program Files\SFYC Shopping Reminder\SFYC Shopping Reminder-bg.exe
C:\Program Files\SFYC Shopping Reminder\SFYC Shopping Reminder-bho.dll
C:\Program Files\SFYC Shopping Reminder\SFYC Shopping Reminder-buttonutil.dll
C:\Program Files\SFYC Shopping Reminder\SFYC Shopping Reminder-buttonutil.exe
C:\Program Files\SFYC Shopping Reminder\SFYC Shopping Reminder-codedownloader.exe
C:\Program Files\SFYC Shopping Reminder\SFYC Shopping Reminder-enabler.exe
C:\Program Files\SFYC Shopping Reminder\SFYC Shopping Reminder-helper.exe
C:\Program Files\SFYC Shopping Reminder\Uninstall.exe

%PROGRAMFILES%\SFYC Shopping Reminder

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Note: This manual removal procedure is quite time consuming. If your value your time, then you can save it by using SpyHunter for malware removal and anti-malware protection instead of the manual removal. Scan your system for free and see how many malicious programs are present on your computer.


Remove SFYC Shopping Reminder Adware Infection Completely

It is possible that your computer is infected with other adware programs. You can check suspicious program names with the list of adware removal tools names and see if it match. If they match, than the program belongs to adware and our removal tools can handle it for sure. Actually, they can remove hundreds thousands of viruses, but there is always a gray area where any anti-virus fails. This checking procedure is very helpful while real scanning for viruses is definitely better.

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