ShopTool is app what going to help user save money and time while shopping online. This app will show to the user many deals and offers from all the Internet. It actually can be a good place for getting low cost things, but ShopTool is classified as a adware and potentially unwanted program (pup). ShopTool get this association because it appears randomly and not all he offers redirect you to actually online shop. ShopTool can infect many browsers (Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Mozila, Edge) and steal your browser activity. This means that you can lose some of your personal information and someone can use it against you.
After ShopTool becomes part of your system, it injects malicious code in your browser, so you will see lots of online ads (banners, coupons, pop-ups) every time you use your browser. Almost all ads will redirect you to an infected site after you click on it, so we highly recommend to avoid it. In addition ShopTool can track your browsing activity and transfer it to the third parties or to create more specific ads by looking on your recent search. We highly recommend to remove ShopTool adware because it creates a huge security issue on your computer. Don`t ignore adware like ShopTool because you can lose important information or even lose your computer.
How does ShopTool get into my system?
So like many other adware ShopTool can be installed from the official site and with free software what you get from the Internet. If you really need any free program you should be careful and check all options while installation process. The Simple rule what will save your PC from the future virus attack.
Removal tool for ShopTool:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with ShopTool in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):