Do you know what Shopncompare ads are?
Shopncompare ads appear on your browser when you have Shopncompare adware application on your PC. It is not a direct computer security threat, but it is an annoying program you cannot ignore. These ads may appear to be useful because the program claims it can help you save money when you shop online. However, that is nothing, but a big fat lie, and you should never click a single pop-up with Shopncompare’s label on it! In fact, you need to open your Control Panel and remove Shopncompare from the system right now.
Our security research team says that Shopncompare adware is “random name adware.” It means that it is directly related to DownSave, AllCheapPrice, BestSaveForYou, etc. There are a lot of similar programs out there, and all of them make an impression that they are useful online shopping helpers. Another common feature between these programs is that they all come in InstallRex installers, and they are based on JustPlugIt extension engine. Needless to say, that users often install Shopncompare ads and other similar programs on their computers willingly, even if they do not understand the potential implications.Shopncompare ads screenshot
Scroll down for full removal instructions
Technically, you should be able to download Shopncompare at Shopncompare.info. It is the official homepage for Shopncompare ads where you can find more information on this application. However, this website provides generic information about ShopNcompare, saying that with this browser add-on you will be able to “compare between item prices, and then purchase the one that best suits your budget.” In other words, this program should make your shopping “fun and easy.”
However, it is not a simple as it seems. Since there is no direct download link available, Shopncompare ads usually arrive bundled with freeware. Based on our research, this program can be installed together with Websearch.amaizingsearch.info browser hijacker and other similar threats. It may also travel with EZDownloader and other adware programs. It means that you have to be very careful about what you install on your PC.
In order to remove Shopncompare ads from your browser, uninstall Shopncompare from your computer via Control Panel. Take note that the add-on from Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers does not get deleted automatically, so you will have to remove it via extension menus. You also need to take care of other potential threats, so after manual removal scan the PC with a licensed antimalware tool. Also, invest in a reliable computer security application that will help you safeguard your system against similar intruders in the future.
How to remove Shopncompare ads
- Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of your screen.
- Click Settings on Charm bar and select Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove Shopncompare.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program and remove Shopncompare.
- Click Start menu button and go to Settings.
- Open Control Panel and access Add or remove programs.
- Uninstall Shopncompare.
Remove Shopncompare ads from Browser
- Press Alt+T and click Add-ons.
- Disable and remove Shopncompare from Extensions.
- Restart browser.
- Press Alt+F and click Tools.
- Go to Extensions and remove Shopncompare from the list.
If you fail to remove Shopncompare ads from your computer completely, you should also try the second set of instructions below this description.
In non-techie terms:
Shopncompare is a program that enters your computer surreptitiously. It displays annoying pop-up ads that might expose you to potentially corrupted content. You need to uninstall it from your PC as soon as possible.