Shopping Button ads might suddenly appear in your web browsers after you install a free program, update, or just react on a pop-up prompt placed on a website. Shopping Button is developed to display ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer and generate profit paid to distributors of this adware by business partners. Shopping ButtonShopping Button is often deceptively installed with free programs that you may download from the web. Such practice is called bundling, and Shopping Button is just a one of adware programs that are installed this way.
If you want to remove Shopping Button adware and get rid of ads in your web browsers, then you need to do some work for detecting and removing components that cause such activity. First, you need to remove Shopping Button application installed as a Windows program. Then you need to remove Shopping Button extension from your Chrome, Shopping Button add-on from your Firefox, and Shopping Button BHO (browser helper object from your Internet Explorer. The last thing is cleaning you browser cache, removing temporary internet files, and restarting your web browsers. Just follow the guide below for Shopping Button adware removal, or use the offered removal tool that helps to remove Shopping Button and other malicious programs automatically.
This removal guide helps to remove Shopping Button manually or use special security software that removes Shopping Button and other malicious programs. SpyHunter is definitely one of the best. It offers reliable malware detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against future infections.
What is Shopping Button?
Shopping Button 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, Shopping Button owners and distributors get some money on pay-per-click basis paid by promoters. While Shopping Button 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. Shopping Button is often distributed with free programs that you may download. This adware is deceptively installed unless you disable the optional for Shopping Button before installing a program or update that you download. Removing Shopping Button 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:
Unless you use SpyHunter or other anti-malware product for adware detection, then you need to pay attention to EULA 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.
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Remove Shopping Button from Windows
You need to uninstall all the Shopping Button 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 Shopping Button.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with antispyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstall Shopping Button 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 "Shopping Button" 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 Shopping Button 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 Shopping Button program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Shopping Button on Windows XP
Uninstalling Shopping Button 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 Shopping Button program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Shopping Button from Chrome
Remove Shopping Button 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 Shopping Button extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Shopping Button from Firefox
Remove Shopping Button 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 Shopping Button add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Shopping Button from Internet Explorer
Remove Shopping Button 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 Shopping Button, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Now Shopping Button adware should be removed. Other adware and malware can still be present and cause similar problems or compromise your system security. You can detect such threats with a free scanner offered with SpyHunter. Then you can use comprehensive scan results for manual Shopping Button removal or opt for an automated removal process, protection, and professional support.
Remove Shopping Button Adware Infection Completely
Shopping Button adware might come bundled with other adware programs. Some of ads might also be used by cyber criminals for installing malware and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal activities. After you remove Shopping Button you need to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and rescan your system with anti-spyware program like SpyHunter. This anti-malware software comes with a free scanner, and you can use scan results as a reference for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated one.