What is Shopping Fever Adware?
Shopping Fever is a problematic malware program that displays unwanted pop-up advertisements on when you visit websites from your browser. These ads by shopping fever manifest as display boxes with a variety of coupons within, as underlined keywords, or as annoying advertising banners.
Where Did Shopping Fever Come From?
Generally, Shopping Fever malware gets downloaded to your computer when you install other programs. Always be careful to read specific small print and terms when you download software from the web, especially if its free software. Sometimes, you certainly get what you pay for. Fortunately, you can get rid of this harmful malware program by following a few simple steps.
Why is Shopping Fever Harmful?
Shopping Fever hijacks your browser(s) and your registry on your computer, displaying unwanted ads that significantly slow down your internet speed and can lead to your browser crashing. Even worse is that this type of malware makes it easier for other hijackers to get access to your browser and access your personal and financial information you wish to keep private. Further, removal can be very difficult to figure out on your own.
Removing Shopping Fever
Attempt to stop Shopping Fever and its features from running.
Access Windows task manager by simultaneously pressing the control, alternate, and delete button o your keyboard. Under the processes tab, choose ShoppingFever.exe, and end it from the end tab.
Remove Shopping Fever files by searching for your program files folder and deleting the Shopping Fever and Right Surf folders within.
Search your app data folder on your computer and remove folders or files containing Shopping Fever.
Uninstall Shopping Fever by accessing your control panel and choosing the add/remove programs selection.
For Windows XP, Vista, or 7 users, click on start and control panel. For windows 8, drag your mouse arrow to the furthermost right side of your screen and select search. Search for control button in the resulting search button.
Access your browser’s internet options and remove the Shopping Fever add-on therein provided one exists.
If you aren’t having an easy time location Shopping Fever, you can opt to use a free adware removal program such as AdwCleaner. This program will scan your computer for not just Shopping Fever, but for other harmful malware that can damage your system. It will also search for accompanying ad-ons and registry keys that still exist on your system even after the Shopping Fever deletion.
Be sure to reset your browser settings when you are done removing this infection and clear your internet cache (cookies).