Have installed Shopping Chip addon but uniformly your browser worked grotesquely? Have no any idea about how to remove this program from your web browser? Have reset your browser but the addon is still there on the top that occupied a lot of space? Are you search for a solution to remove this thing but got much useless information? This post will do you a favor and give the answer that you need!
What Is the Nature of Shopping Chip Addon?
Shopping Chip works as an rogue addon that can be installed on web browsers such as Chrome, Firefox or Safari. It is under the domination of some invisible background program. This kind of program can easily change your web browser settings. And your previous homepage will be the first to be affected. We call this kind of roguish program as redirect virus. And your home page will be set as some web sites that you don’t know as well. But the real thing that will make you feel painful is that this Shopping Chip addon will also change your whole settings of your web browser such as bookmarks or favorites. In usual, it will add many odd web sites that you don’t know to the bookmarks. Every time when you open your web browser, many annoying webpages will pop up to disturb you. The main purpose of this redirect virus is to promote some products to you. Some even will force you to use or buy something.
This Shopping Chip addon claims that it can make you do shopping online more conveniently. However, It only will direct you to some other things to you. You may just feel uncomfortable at the beginning when you get this redirect virus. But if you leave it there for a long time, you will find that your browser runs more and more slowly. Even you computer runs more and more slowly. The reason is that this redirect will bring in much more other unknown programs. Most of those programs are malware. Those malware can destroy your computer operating system gradually. If you think Shopping Chip addon is not a very risky virus, you are completely wrong. The real risky is not from the redirect virus itself but from those programs that it brings in. Don’t be too late to remove the Shopping Chip once you have the redirect virus infection.
Some people may think now that Shopping Chip Addon is a changing browser settings virus, why not re-set it back to the default? If you have tried to re-set the web browser, you definitely won’t have this thinking because. It even can’t be re-set after you get Shopping Chip Addon installed on your browser. Even if you set your homepage as google.com, when you open your web browser, the homepage won’t be that one. The important thing is that your web browser will still be slow as a snail. Like many victims described, after they got this virus, they have tried to removed the Shopping Chip Addon but no luck. So is there a good and safe way to remove the virus?
Tips: Shopping Chip Addon removal requires professional skills. If you are not confident and don’t want to waste your time, you can contact YooCare PC Online Service for help here:
A Screenshot of Shopping Chip Addon
Main Features of Shopping Chip Rogue Software
A. Your computer is something not normal as usual such as running very slowly.
B. When you open the Task Manager, you can find some strange processes which you never found before.
C. Every time you open your browser, you are redirected to some odd web pages.
D. Your browser runs more and more slowly.
E. It always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.
Best Way to Remove Shopping Chip Addon Step by Step?
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in taskmgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager
Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.
Step 3: Delete malicious registry entries related to Shopping Chip Addon.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“UninstallString” = “‘%AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“ShortcutPath” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe” -u’”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RANDOM.exe’
Step 4: Remove malicious files of Shopping Chip Addon
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
Special remind: Shopping Chip Addon is really a very dirty virus which can finally destroy your computer system. And please don’t consider auto delete method since there is no such anti-virus can really remove Shopping Chip Addon completely. Don’t download free software to take a chance. This can only waste your time and bring in much more viruses. All the instructions above are prepared for those who have much computer knowledge and are familiar with this kind for virus. Before you start to do the removal work, please consider it seriously. On the other hand, all the instructions above aim at the common infection situation. As for Shopping Chip Addon, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, it may start its variation. Just like what is mentioned above, this virus infection is a cascaded infection. The related files may be changed. Unless you have much knowledge about this virus, it’s very hard for you to do the removal work.
Note:If you failed to remove Shopping Chip Addon with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on April 10, 2014 4:20 am