What is Superfish Window Shopper?
Superfish Window Shopper, also known as simply WindowShopper, is a browser plugin that is sometimes classified as an adware program. The application is compatible with all popular browsers. It usually comes bundled with other freeware and has been linked to various potentially unwanted applications like Yontoo Layers Client and CouponDropDown.
If these programs are also on your computer you should eliminate them without hesitation. Superfish Window Shopper is promoted as a tool that will help you save money while shopping online. However, you should also keep in mind that you may be exposed to fake ads that could infect your system with malware. If you do not wish to take that risk, you should delete Superfish Window Shopper.
How does Superfish Window Shopper work?
It is quite possible that you never wanted to acquire Superfish Window Shopper. The program travels bundled with freeware and if you have recently installed an application from third party software hosting website and did not pay attention to its installation that is how you ended up with the adware. Next time be sure to check what additional programs arrive with the software of your choice and deselect them if they are not what you need. In most cases the additional programs are completely useless. In order to have control over what gets installed you need to choose Advanced or Custom Installation.
While browsing online shopping sites Superfish Window Shopper will present you with various deals, coupons and offers. If you click on one of them you will be redirected to the advertiser’s webpage. It will set cookies onto your computer in order to collect information about what pages you visit, what searches you make and other browsing activity. Moreover, keep in mind that the program is not responsible for the information that you will be provided with on the advertiser’s page. Which means that you could be scammed into downloading a malicious program instead of what is promised on the page. We recommend you do not take these kind of security risks and terminate Superfish Window Shopper as soon as you can.
How to remove Superfish Window Shopper?
Fortunately, it is not too difficult to remove Superfish Window Shopper from your system. If you want to uninstall Superfish Window Shopper manually, you can use the instructions presented in the manual removal guide below this article. However, if you want to not only get rid of Superfish Window Shopper, but also be sure that your PC is protected from various infections in the future, you should download and install the malware removal and prevention tool.
Superfish Window Shopper Removal
Eliminate Superfish Window Shopper from Windows:
- Settings (Win+I) → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → Superfish Window Shopper → Uninstall
- Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs → Superfish Window Shopper → Remove
Windows 7 and Vista
- Start → Control Panel → Uninstall a program → Superfish Window Shopper → Uninstall
Delete Superfish Window Shopper from browsers:
- Gear icon → Manage add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions → Superfish Window Shopper → Remove
- Menu → Add-ons → Extensions → Superfish Window Shopper → Remove
- Menu → Tools → Extensions → Superfish Window Shopper → Trash can icon → Remove.