What is Shopperz
Shopperz by Acai Tech Ltd is browser extension that displays ads in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer. It promises to enhance “online shopping experience” by showing price comparison, deals, coupons on e-commerce websites. After installation it starts to insert ad banners into browser pages. Such advertising looks like square blocks that are signed as “Ad by Shopperz” or “Powered by Shopperz”. In this article I will explain all steps needed to remove Shopperz ads completely.
How Shopperz infected your PC
Shopperz browser extension installs in browsers when user downloads or installs freeware, and although it claims to add various useful features, it adds no real value. The goal of these browser add-on is to generate revenue from delusive ads and user tracking. To avoid installation of this adware, be attentive when downloading and installing free utilities from the web.
Download Shopperz Removal Tool
To remove Shopperz completely we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Shopperz and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.
Remove Shopperz manually for free
Here is manual step-by-step tutorial for full Shopperz removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of Shopperz installer on operating systems with latest updates and browser versions.
Remove Shopperz from Control Panel
To start removing Shopperz you should remove it using Control Panel. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller Pro to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Program list entry may contain version, for example: shopperz 188.8.131.526
Remove Shopperz from Windows XP:
- Click on Start button.
- Choose Control Panel.
- Click Add or Remove Programs.
- Find Shopperz.
- Click Uninstall.
Remove Shopperz from Windows 7:
- Click Start button.
- Then go to Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program.
- Find Shopperz and click Uninstall.
Remove Shopperz from Windows 8:
- Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
- Click Search.
- After that click Apps.
- Then Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
- Find Shopperz, click Uninstall.
Cannot uninstall Shopperz
In some cases Shopperz won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Shopperz. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Shopperz folder and files. This happens, because file csrcc.exe or service does not allow you to do it. In this case I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes AntiMalware or uninstall Shopperz in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:
- Reboot your computer.
- While it starts booting type F8 button.
- This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
- Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
- Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove Shopperz
Remove Shopperz add-on from your browsers
Removing Shopperz from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It is browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Shopperz extension from your browsers manually.
- Start Google Chrome browser
- In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
- Find Shopperz extension.
- Click the trash can icon to remove it.
- Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
- In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
- Choose Shopperz extension.
- Click Disable or Remove button.
Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):
Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Shopperz from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Shopperz, please, do the following:
- Open Internet Explorer.
- Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
- In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions.
- Click Disable Shopperz.
Generally, Shopperz does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:
- Start Opera browser.
- Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
- Find Shopperz extension.
- Click Uninstall button.
Remove following files and folders
Alternative way to remove adware browser extension Shopperz
For safe and effective browser extension removal use avast! Browser Cleanup utility. Run it with administrator privileges and remove all extension with bad rating including Shopperz. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.