OptiShopper Removal Guide

Do you know what OptiShopper is?

OptiShopper is an adware application which had been attempting to access to your computer already since 2013. Remove OptiShopper because it is advertising-supported software that is more likely to bring malware to your PC than provide you with any truly valuable information about the cheapest and most affordable online products. We recommend avoiding OptiShopper, as we are sure you can find a more secure way to enhance your online shopping experience.

It is not uncommon that users install Optishopper and other malicious or unwanted applications on their computers due to a lack of attention. It usually happens when automatic installation is preferred; however, remember, more customizable installation process might not only allow you to specify the destination of the software being installed, but also choose which components you want to get installed on your PC. In case Optishopper got on your machine nevertheless, remove it via Control Panel, and then check if it was disabled on your default browser. It is known that you will need to terminate OptiShopper manually if you are using Mozilla Firefox and Google Crome.OptiShopper Removal GuideOptiShopper screenshot
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OptiShopper is a JustPlugIt-based browser application (similar to TicTacCoupon, LuckyCoupon, SharkManCoupon) which is known to be distributed mainly bundled with InstallRex (sometimes Amonetize, Vittalia) installers. One of the ways how you might run into these installers is when installing freeware found on unmonitored third-party sites (for example, installing torrent clients from torrent or other p2p sites). Freeware and shareware might not only install additional content on your computer but also might come with Trojans, and other threats; therefore, it is always recommended to choose programs created by trusted software developers.

You might also find more information about OptiShopper on its official website optishopper.net; however, you will not find a download link there. This adware application is completely useless, its main purpose being to overflow your Internet browser with seemingly attractive deals that you rarely find interesting. We are sure you would not miss OptiShopper if you chose to delete it; on the contrary, you would be glad finally having gotten rid of the irritating advertising distractions from your Internet browser.

If you give some time to read Terms of Use and Privacy Policy on its official site, you will notice that the application engages in more activities of dubious nature than you expect it to. It is advised to remove OptiShopper because it might start collecting information about your Internet browsing choices, and even might try to access more sensitive data, which might even be used against you. Also, avoid installing advertisement tools on your browsers if you do not want to risk being redirected to third-party sites that might contain malicious content trying to enter your computer whenever you are transferred to one of the promoted sites.

When you have followed our guidelines on how to remove OptiShopper from your computer, make sure you have trusty antimalware software installed. Reliable software designed to secure your computer from various Internet threats is always a good investment as it will save your time in a long run. Remember to scan your computer constantly, especially after removal of such adware programs as OptiShopper.

Manual OptiShopper removal

Windows 8 and 8.1

  1. Open the Charm bar on the bottom right corner of your screen.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Select Control Panel, and then choose Open Programs and Features.
  4. Select program.
  5. Click Uninstall/Change to remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu, and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Programs.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the unwanted program.
  5. Click Uninstall/Change to initiate the removal.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Open Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Highlight the program you want to remove from your PC.
  5. Click Remove.

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Internet Explorer

  1. Move the mouse on to the upper right corner of the browser screen and click on the cog symbol.
  2. Choose Manage add-ons.
  3. Choose Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Select the extension you want to disable and click Disable.
  5. Reopen your browser.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open a menu at the upper right corner of the screen.
  2. Choose Add-ons.
  3. Click Extensions.
  4. Click Remove at the right of the unwanted extension.
  5. Reopen your Internet browser.

Google Chrome

  1. Click the Chrome menu at the right of the address bar.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Extensions.
  4. Choose the extension and click on the Trash bin symbol.
  5. Click Remove to confirm.
  6. Restart the browser.

In non-techie terms:

OptiShopper is another adware program which promises to enhance your online experience but ends up spamming you with irrelevant advertising content. It might be dangerous as the promoted links might redirect you to infected sites that might try to upload potentially dangerous content to your machine. Rely on legitimate antimalware software to remove OptiShopper and to guarantee you PC is protected.