Shopping Blast Removal Guide

Do you know what Shopping Blast is?

Our researchers at have classified Shopping Blast as an adware program that could severely compromise your computer’s security. So we recommend that you remove this program, provided that your PC has been infected with it. We are must warn you not to take this application at face value, as it is more than just a plain adware app that bugs you with “great offers.” Our research has determined that this infection can display fake advertisements containing links to malware downloads. In addition to that, the program can be used to gather rather sensitive information about the user. If you want to know more about this infection and how to remove it, please continue reading.

Shopping Blast is a recently released infection that is based on the CrossRider engine. It has been created by an adware developer called Bright Circle Investments Ltd, which in the past has also released programs called TornTV, BrowserServices, and MediaPlay+vid1.1 Ads. Shopping Blast is known to be distributed via freeware bundles. These bundles can usually be found on freeware sharing websites such as,, and so on. Nevertheless, the infection could also be distributed via fake download buttons on torrent websites. In any case we advise you to remove this infection when installing freeware bundles by unchecking the appropriate checkbox.

Shopping Blast can display various fake advertisements that could infect your PC with malware, such as Trojans, browser hijackers, adware, bad toolbars, rogue applications, and so on. Therefore, we encourage you not to click ads that could be labeled, “Brought to you by Shopping Blast,” “Ads by Shopping Blast,” “Powered by Shopping Blast,” and so on. In addition to potential infection, the application can also collect information about the user of the infected computer. Now, for the most part, the app collects information such as browsing and search history. This information is then used to tailor specific ads to a unique user in order to increase the chance of a click that will fill the pockets of the developers. However, cyber criminals can alter the program to record keystrokes by which they could retrieve information such as passwords and logins from your PC.

Therefore, we recommend that you remove Shopping Blast from your computer in order to ward of potential infections from appearing on it. We hope that you agree that the threat of infection and collection of sensitive data is a valid reason for removing this program. You can remove this infection either by removing it using our manual removal guide or using a malware scanner that will do all the dirty work for you.

How to remove Shopping Blast from Windows

Windows 8/8.1

  1. Open the Start Screen.
  2. Type Uninstall in the search box and then go to Settings.
  3. In the search results, go to Uninstall a program.
  4. Locate Shopping Blast and click Uninstall.

Windows 7/Vista

  1. Click Start.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Locate Shopping Blast and click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Locate Shopping Blast and click Uninstall.

In non-techie terms:

Shopping Blast is an adware application that could cause major problems for you, because the content it promotes is known to be malicious, meaning that your computer might be infected with malware if you accidentally click any of its ads. The app also collects information that is used for marketing purposes, however, cyber criminals might tamper with the app and could force it to record keystrokes. Therefore, we advise you to remove Shopping Blast as soon as possible.