Uninstall Shop-Wit Completely

Recently, I got many pop ups ads when I am using Firefox. Most of them are cloth sale and discount information. So I run my security tool to scan the whole system but it showed nothing but some malicious files related to Shop-Wit. Is this computer virus? Should I remove those files from the system? Will them harm my computer?

Description of Shop-Wit

Shop-Wit , appears as Shop-Wit.net when the infected browser is opened, is considered to be an adware which can generate ransom pop ups once it enters a target computer. It is not recommended that you install this program onto your computer for it can do something dangerous or annoying to bring chaos to your computer system. Security troubles will be triggered by it instead of enhancing browsing experiences. Since it is supported by commercial organization which earn money from displaying ads to the infected computer, one of the annoying troubles caused by it will tons of commercial pup ups and even some ad-related links will replace the search results. What is more, it shows random annoying pop ups, including banners, pop up windows with text, search pop ups and other types of ads when users are visiting some legitimate sites or playing games.

Usually, it enters the target computer as a browser plugin which can be downloaded onto all browsers as Google Chrome, Firefox and IE. Clicking those pop up windows showed by this adware will make users get access to some malicious sites as commercial sites, phishing sites, online shopping sites and other unknown sites with program downloads. This is one of the goals that this threat want to achieve. It help the sits owners to generate web traffic which can increase the click rate of those sites and improve the rating. However, once any trace of “ads by Shop-Wit” or it related windows are found on the computer system, it is needed to scan the entire system with anti-virus programs and remove it automatically by using removal tool or delete all its related files and registry manually by following the manual removal guide below.

Traits of Adware

It will get onto your machine without being noticed by making use of online resources.
It will destroy your computer security in order to open a backdoor for other computer infections as Trojan, browser redirect, hijackers as well as other adware.
It will display random ads to your computer screen which can stop you from surfing normally.
It will change the start-up item and add itself to it for automatic operation.
It will record personal detail and distributes them to remote criminals through the internet.
It will make changes on browser settings and system settings for further damages.
It will stop you from visiting regular sites and using your default search engine.

How to Avoid Adware

Do not connect to unknown sites
Most of time, adware hides in some unreliable sites that users are easy to go to visit. Those sites are covered with attractive contents as beautiful pictures and funny online games. The tine users get access to them, adware which hides behind the sites will take actions to install. Thus, it is necessary to keep away from unknown sites.

Do not download insecure resources
Adware can be delivered through the network by bundling with many kinds of online resources as freeware and shareware. It can automatically installed when users agree to install bundles during the programs installation process.

Do not inset insecure hard disk
Adware can also be distributed via infected hard disk. It can be installed when the infected hard disk is inserted to the computer. Before you insert the hard disk, you need to make sure it is safe enough.

Do not install unsafe hard drive
Some users prefer to install hard drive from some unknown sites. It is not safe for adware can take the advantage of hard drive to achieve its malicious goals.

You can remove Shop-Wit automatically or manually .

Method one:Remove Shop-Wit Automatically

Method two: Remove Shop-Wit Manually

Removal Guides

Method one:Remove Shop-Wit Automatically
* Step One : download removal tool SpyHunter on your PC by clicking the follow button.


* Step two: Save and Install it on your computer by following the installation wizard.


* step three: After finishing the installation, launch SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan”to perform a full and quick system scan on your PC.


* step four: After the system scan, choose select all and then click Remove to eliminate all the threats on your PC


Method two: Remove Shop-Wit Manually
Step one. Uninstall Shop-Wit adware program from control panel
  1. Click “Start”icon, select “Control Panel”Start-ControlPanel
  2. Move to “Program and Features”.
progem and features

3. Find Shop-Wit and remove it by clicking Uninstall/ Change or Uninstall

find and remove

Step two. Disable Shop-Wit pop up from infected browsers

*For Internet Explorer Users
  1. Open IE, click on Gear icon to open the menu, then select Manage add-ons optionIE manage add-on
  2. Find Shop-Wit on the Manage Add-ons windowand other unfamiliar extensions, disable them all of them at once by clicking “Disable” button.
ie-addons disable

* For Firefox Users
  1. Open Firefox, click on Menu then forward to Add-ons optionFirefox-Add-ons-Menu
  2. After opening Add-ons Manager window, find Shop-Wit and other suspicious add-ons, remove them.

*For Google Chrome Users
  1. Open Chrome, click on Menu, select more tools and click ExtensionChrome-menu-extension
  2. Find Shop-Wit and other suspending extensions, remove all of them.
Uninstall_malicious Extension

*For Safari Users

Open Safari. From the Safari menu, select “Preferences”.


In the Safari Preferences window, click the “Extensions” tab. Find the related plugin, then click on the “Uninstall” button. This infection can add more than one extension, it is recommended that you remove all unknown extensions from Safari.


Next, select “Preferences”, go to the “General” tab and change the “Default Search Engine” to Google or other search engine you like. Then, in the “General” tab, find the “Home Page” and change it to “google.com” or other wanted sites.


* For Opera Users

Open Opera. From the menu, select Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.

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Find the relevant extension, and click on “Disable” or “Uninstall”.


Step three: Remove Shop-Wit from the Registry
  1. Press Windows and R keys to open Run command.keyboard-windows-r
  2. Type in regedit and click OK.regedit
  3. Search and delete allthe belowregistry items of Shop-Wit virus.
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “[RANDOM]”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “[RANDOM].exe”
Step four: Remove Shop-Wit from the hard drive
%Documents and Settings%[UserName]Application Data[random]
%AllUsersProfile%Application Data.dll
%AllUsersProfile%Application Data.exe
Step five: reboot your computer

Keeping this annoying pop up on the infected computer will only put the compute and the information stored on the system in to danger. Users may have no idea what other risky activities will be done by Shop-Wit pop up and when it will take actions to destroy the infected machine inch by inch. Due to the risks of this browser threat, it is suggested users who is suffering this infection to take quick actions to deal with it by following the above removal guides. The longer it keeps staying on the machine, the more damages and loss it will cause. To protect the infected computer from further troubles and clear all the malicious threats from the system, just remove it as soon as possible.