Do you know what QuickShop is?
QuickShop is an application that will collect data on your web browsing history and display annoying pop-ups. Clicking those pop-ups is not an option because you will be redirected to unfamiliar websites. You must remove QuickShop from your computer because adware programs bring nothing but trouble. On top of that, it is very likely that there are more unwanted applications on your computer because QuickShop never gets distributed on its own. For this reason, you need to scan your PC with the SpyHunter free scanner to make sure you system is absolutely safe.
If a full system scan detects a number of potential threats on your computer, remove them at once. Usually, it is possible get rid of QuickShop and other similar applications via Control Panel. But in some cases manual removal might be too complicated. Hence, you are strongly recommended to invest in a licensed antispyware tool, in order to protect yourself from the likes of QuickShop.
In fact, one of the best ways to avoid QuickShop is to stay away from torrent and other file-sharing websites. This adware application is based on the JustPlugIt engine, and it comes from a huge group of adware programs that are distributed bundled with freeware. QuickShop is similar to RealDeal, RightCoupon, LuckyCoupon, SaveOn, and so on. Just like its predecessors, the application manages to enter your computer through InstallRex (sometimes Amonetize and Vittalia) installers. As mentioned previously, it would be possible to avoid installing this adware if you would only stay clear of unreliable file sharing websites.
Once QuickShop enters your system, it adds extensions to all the main browsers. Take note that this app may not work on Google Chrome. If your Chrome is up-to-date, the browser might block the QuickShop extension. Nevertheless, the adware program would still be there on your system.
Before any of that happens, remove QuickShop from your computer. Make sure that you terminate all the unwanted programs and files that might be associated with this adware. Getting yourself a computer security program would also be a good idea, because your PC’s security ought to be your utmost priority.
How to uninstall QuickShop
Windows 8 & Windows 8.1
- Drag the mouse cursor to the bottom right of your desktop.
- Wait for the Charm bar to appear, click Settings and go to Control Panel.
- Select Uninstall a program and remove QuickShop.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Click the Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove QuickShop.
- Open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
- Access Add or remove programs and uninstall QuickShop.
In non-techie terms:
QuickShop is an application that could be exploited by cyber criminals to distribute dangerous content. You have to delete QuickShop from your system as soon as possible; otherwise you could end up getting infected with malware. For any further computer security-related questions, do not hesitate to leave us a comment.