Shoppy Mate adware is responsible for ads, deals, popups, coupons displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This happens after Shoppy Mate adware infects your computer. However, it is legitimate and non-malicious, and your antivirus didn’t block it. Now, you want to remove Shoppy Mate and it is a good idea because this kind of software compromises your security.
Shoppy Mate installation is often deceptive. If you wonder how Shoppy Mate got installed on your computer, then you probably failed to disable Shoppy Mate 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 Shoppy Mate promoted as useful. Adware is set to be automatically installed unless you notice and disable it before installing a free program.
Shoppy Mate 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 Shoppy Mate, then you need to uninstall Shoppy Mate application and remove extensions related to Shoppy Mate from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following Shoppy Mate removal guide placed below.
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What is Shoppy Mate?
Shoppy Mate is an adware developed for making money out of users’ clicks on ads, coupons, and other deals. While it is not malicious, Shoppy Mate 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 Shoppy Mate. Since this adware consists of multiple components installed as a program and web browser extensions, it is more difficult to remove Shoppy Mate than other Windows programs. The guide below explains how to remove each of Shoppy Mate components related to browsers Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. If you want to remove Shoppy Mate, just follow this guide, and you will get rid of Shoppy Mate 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 Shoppy Mate and like adware programs.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing programs like Shoppy Mate, 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 Shoppy Mate from Windows
For manual removal you need to uninstall all Shoppy Mate 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 Shoppy Mate 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 "Shoppy Mate" 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 Shoppy Mate 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 Shoppy Mate program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Shoppy Mate on Windows XP
Uninstalling Shoppy Mate 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 Shoppy Mate program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Shoppy Mate from Chrome
Remove Shoppy Mate 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 Shoppy Mate extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Shoppy Mate from Firefox
Remove Shoppy Mate 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 Shoppy Mate add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Shoppy Mate from Internet Explorer
Remove Shoppy Mate 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 Shoppy Mate, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure is not difficult but might be very time consuming if you have other malicious programs on your computer. If your value your time, then you can save it by using SpyHunter for malware removal and get anti-malware protection and free professional support. Scan your system for free and see how many malicious programs are present on your computer.
Remove Shoppy Mate Adware Infection Completely
Shoppy Mate 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 Shoppy Mate 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.