Fixed! How Can I Remove Shoponi Ads Safely and Absolutely?

By | February 27, 2015

What do you know about Shoponi?

Shoponi is an adware program that may change the browser’s home page and search provider settings as well as display advertisements. Shoponi is a web browser extension installed within the context of Internet Explore as a BHO (Browser Helper Object). Instead of utilizing a traditional IE Toolbar, it installs a BHO in the browser in order to manage the functionality of the add-on.

Shoponi is typically created as an ads-supported platform by the cyber criminals to make profits through generating web traffic. After Shoponi is installed on your computer, you will get a lot pop-up ads, coupons or deals on the webpages that you are visiting, especially the shopping websites like Walmart, Amazon, Ebay , etc. Those ads usually are labeled with ” By Shoponi”.

The pop-up ads by Shoponi is unstoppable and very annoying. Some ads will redirect you to some commercial websites which are flood with sales and deals. Some hacked online store will be a phishing website to steal user’s money from their online bank account. Some will lead you to install malware. It is suggested to remove Shoponi as soon as possible.

Two effective methods to remove Shoponi permanently from your computer system

1. Remove Shoponi manually.

2. Remove Shoponi by using SpyHunter anti-malware.

Detail instruction:

Method one: Manually remove Shoponi

Step 1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop related processes in the Windows Task Manager.

Step 2. Remove add-ons:

Internet Explorer

1) Go to ‘Tools’ → ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ → choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ → ‘Internet Options’, select ‘General tab’ and click ‘Use default’ button or enter your own website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save the changes.

Google Chrome

1) Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon, select ‘Settings’;
2) Choose ‘Basic Options’.
3) Change Google Chrome’s homepage to google.com or any other and click the ‘Manage search engines…’ button;
4) Select ‘Google’ from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Results’ from the list remove it by clicking the “X” mark.

Mozilla Firefox

1) Click on the magnifier’s icon and select ‘Manage Search Engines….’;
2) Choose ‘Search Results’ from the list and click ‘Remove’ and OK to save changes;
3) Go to ‘Tools’ → ‘Options’. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under the ‘General tab’;

Step 3. Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files.

(1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.

(2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

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(3). Clean all the malicious files about this infection as below.

%AllUsersProfile%\{random.exe\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe
%Temp%\random.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

Step 4. Delete related malicious registry entries.

Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )

registry editor

Delete all the vicious registries as below:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\<random>Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wpm
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Default_Page_URL" = 
"http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"

Method two: Automatically get rid of Shoponi with Spyhunter

SpyHunter is a powerful, real-time anti-spyware application that designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. To keep SpyHunter Anti-malware on your computer is an important way to protect your computer in a good condition. Please find the instruction as follow.

Step one: Click the icon to download SpyHunter removal tool

download Spyhunter2

Step two: Install Spyhunter.

Open spyh File sph-setup-win7 spyhunter installed

Step three: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC.

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Step four: Select the detected malicious files after your scanning and click “Remove” button to clean up all viruses.

remove all threats

Speed up and optimize your computer with RegCure Pro

RegCure Pro thoroughly cleans away system errors that cause freezing, crashes, slowness and general poor PC performance. It restores speed and performance. RegCure Pro gets rid of temporary items, junk files and other clutter that slow you down. It also deletes privacy files that contain confidential data. This advanced program cleans your PC in many ways.

Step 1.Download RegCure Pro by clicking the Link: Click Here

download RegCure Pro

Step 2. Run the file of RegCure Pro.

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Step 3. Follow the Setup Wizard and install the RegCure Pro on your desktop:

RegCure Pro 2

RegCure Pro icon

Step 4 . Run a scan and fix any detected problems.

RegCure Pro 3

regcure scan

Note: Manually removal is not an easy job. It is a complex and tough task only suggested to advanced computer users. If you cannot solve the problem with manual guide, you are highly recommended to download Spyhunter antivirus software here to remove Shoponi and other threats from your system once for all. And Download RegCure Pro to help you clean up unneeded registry entries and optimize your computer.

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