Are you really annoyed by the numerous Shopping Buddy ads which flood your browser? Aren’t you sure in their safety? Then it may be a high time to stop their occurrence. The publishers of this program advertise this program as a tool to save time and money of those who prefer shopping on-line. But the securities do not agree with such statement. Most ads by Shopping Buddy are discount coupons and deals, promotional codes and other commercial stuff. So what is it with this program, in fact? Is it safe? Or it is better to remove it? How to do it? You will find the answers for these questions here, in this article.
Usually Shopping Buddy adware enters your computer without your permission, in a bundle with some freeware, but there are some occasions when users download it intentionally hoping to reduce their costs while shopping through the Internet. GridinSoft security experts aim to provide users with the true information about this program and disclose it real motives. It promotes advertisements, enhances web traffic of the sponsored web pages and increases sales. Technically, this application is not a virus. It is not as dangerous as Trojan or rootkit. Nevertheless, it can cause a lot of problems. If it enters the computer, it modifies some settings of your browser to display the advertisements of the sponsored web sites when you are on-line. It is a reason of numerous redirects to the dubious web pages, which you have never indented to visit. Such redirects may be really dangerous, because usually such sites may be involved into the distribution of serious computer infections.
Furthermore, if this adware is present, the speed of your Internet becomes is badly degraded. But, what the worse this adware may violate your privacy because of monitoring all your on-line sessions and recording some personal details. It may steal some important information (credit card numbers, passwords, the data from your browsing history, IP address, location etc) and transfer it to the third parties companies, including cyber criminals. The hackers may use these private details for quite malicious purposes.
If you are not going to support the schemers or receive the personalized pop-up ads which may hide malware installation, please take the appropriate actions to neutralize the activity of Shopping Buddy. Please follow the removal instructions set forth in the sections below to completely uninstall this adware. The guide contains both manual and automatic removal options. The choice is up to you. To protect your PC from such problems in future, make sure not to visit the websites with questionable reputation and do not download software from unknown developers. Always read the setup wizard of the software you download from the web to check out of there are any bundled installation. If you detect such unwanted applications, please decline them. If you have any questions, contact us via channels available at this site.
Removal tool for Shopping Buddy ads:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan.
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.