What is Shopping Sidekick?
Shopping Sidekick is considered as an adware program because the add-on that it adds into the internet browsers was deliberately made to show ads on the browsers. As soon it gets into the targeted computer system it shows pop-ups and adverts from related current searches. You will receive so much of ads on your internet browsers that your net surfing experience will be upturned completely. It spreads location to location and platform to platform and is really dreadfully hard to scrutinize. It even creeps to your computer system gets downloaded with fake updates, free downloads and different technique.
Entering into computers, Shopping Sidekick will change the booting up settings of Windows operating system for the purpose of running automatically. Moreover, it will give access to other programs to install in your computer automatically. Without your notice, Shopping Sidekick will download and installed to your PC. Then, numerous popups are sent in your browsers. Shopping Sidekick itself is not a virus, but it is really malicious that it will drops adverts to your computer and eat up your system space. Later on, it will make your computer run like a turtle. You can get nothing but a loading circle if you want to search something or open your programs. To sum up, get rid of Shopping Sidekick quickly and completely.
Why can Shopping Sidekick attack my PC?
Recently, if you have downloaded and installed web browsers or utility with no cost, adware like Shopping Sidekick will get bundled with them. After the adware falling down your computer, your browser will be fully controlled by Shopping Sidekick.
What’s more, your fatal data will be in danger.
It is clever to eliminate the adware from your PC to make sure your computer run smoothly. It is not safe to do financial deals on the infected computer by Shopping Sidekick, or your banking details will be exposed to criminals online. But removing Shopping Sidekick adware is not as easy as buying things online. You have to follow our manual steps or download a reputable antivirus like SpyHunter to solve all the issues on your computer to ensure a clean computer environment.
Shopping Sidekick and its ads will bring these to you
Lots of unwanted ads are delivered to you no matter you want them or not.
New toolbars or unknown programs may be brought by Shopping Sidekick.
You’re redirected to some unknown pages by its ads. And the chances of being infected by viruses or malware may increase.
It can largely drag down the speed of your PC by taking up your system resources.
Its ads may attempt to seek for valuable information on your PC for commercial purpose.
Efficient Removal Guide for Shopping Sidekick
Solution A: Remove Shopping Sidekick With Bitdefender Antivirus Software
When you apply this manual removal guide, you need to be very careful about each step. One mistake would delete the important system file. Therefore, before you apply this method, please backup your PC in case of making any mistakes.
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Step 1. Installing your Bitdefender product
You can install Bitdefender from the Bitdefender installation disc or using a web installer downloaded on your computer from the Windows Store, the Bitdefender website or from other authorized websites (for example, the website of a Bitdefender partner or an online shop). You can download the installation file from the Bitdefender website at the following address:
If your purchase covers more than one computer (for example, you purchased Bitdefender Security for Windows 8 for 3 PCs), repeat the installation process and register your product with the license key on every computer.
To install Bitdefender from the installation disc, insert the disc in the optical drive. A welcome screen should be displayed in a few moments. Follow the instructions to start installation.
If the welcome screen does not appear, use Windows Explorer to browse to the disc’s root directory and double-click the file autorun.exe.
To install Bitdefender using the web installer downloaded on your computer, locate the file and double-click it.
Step 2. Reboot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
Restart your computer and keep pressing “F8″ key until Windows Advanced Options Menu shows up, then using arrow key to select “Safe Mode with Networking” from the list and press “Enter” to get into that mode.
Step 3. Scan PC with Bitdefender.
How do I scan my system? [Bitdefender Windows Security]
To perform a full scan on the system, follow these steps:
Open the Bitdefender window.
On the Antivirus panel, click Scan Now and select System Scan from the drop-down menu.
Follow the Antivirus Scan wizard to complete the scan. Bitdefender will automatically take the recommended actions on detected
files. If there remain unresolved threats, you will be prompted to choose the actions to be taken on them.
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Kindly Reminder: The manual removal should not be attempted by the novice computer users, since it is a complicated and risky task. If any wrong operation occurs during the removal process, the system may suffer from more problems.
Therefore, if you are not experienced in computer, it is highly recommended that you install and run SpyHunter to remove Shopping Sidekick within simple clicks. This powerful removal tool can not only completely clean up the existing threats from your computer, but also protect your system from any future malware so that you can surf the Internet safely.