Remove ShopDrop Ads from Chrome/FF/IE


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The ads that appear on your screen displayed by ShopDrop are supposed to present you with coupons and discount deals for a number of online shopping websites. This application should be your way to save time and money with your online purchases, however, this is not very likely to happen. ShopDrop falls in the category of adware, which means that it is associated with third-party advertisers. This makes the application unreliable, and for this reason it should be removed from the PC as soon as possible.

How did I get infected with?

ShopDrop is known to have had an official representative web page which seems to be inactive at the moment. Hence, an official download option is out of the question. Since ShopDrop cannot be downloaded, it can only arrive on your system bundled with other software. This software is usually free applications promoted at third-party websites. During the setup process of these applications additional programs such as ShopDrop also get installed. If you remember to select Advanced/Custom setup option and go carefully through all installation steps, you will be informed about all the additional programs and will be given the chance to disable their setup.

Why are these ads dangerous?

Once ShopDrop gets installed on your PC, it will start tracking your every move on the web. Also, information will be collected about the websites you visit, the ads you click, the search queries you place, and so on. This data is essential to making the displayed ads more relevant to your interests. With more tempting ads on your screen the chance of clicking them increases a lot. The developers of ShopDrop earn money for every clicked ad, so this is why the ads are displayed so persistently. Unfortunately, if you let yourself be lured by some exclusive discount offer, you might end up on a malicious web page spreading infections because ads by ShopDrop contain links to such websites. To prevent that from happening, you should cease the display of the annoying ads by deleting the application responsible for that.

How Can I Remove ShopDrop Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the ShopDrop infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall ShopDrop from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete ShopDrop from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove ShopDrop from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall ShopDrop from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the ShopDrop program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

STEP 2 : Remove ShopDrop from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

  • If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
  • go to settings – Add person

  • choose a preferred name.


  • then go back and remove person 1
  • Chrome should be malware free now

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable and remove the unwanted add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer

  • Open IE
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove ShopDrop Leftovers

To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.

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