Danger level 5
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Annoying Pop-up's

Shopping Chip

Shopping Chip is an unreliable browser plugin which travels bundled with invisible adware programs. This is why as soon as you install this application onto your Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers they are flooded with all sorts of unreliable and extremely suspicious pop-up adverts. Have you discovered advertisements placed within the sites you visit? Have you found them opened in new tabs or windows? All of this could have been withheld if you did not install the truly suspicious plugin onto your browsers. Luckily, there is a way to delete Shopping Chip and remove programs which are linked to it. Please continue reading the report to learn all you need to know about the removal processes.

The suspicious Shopping Chip is considered to be a browser helper object on Internet Explorer and an extension on Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers. The application can access data on the websites you visit, record your browsing activity and manage extensions. All of this basically means that the developers of the suspicious add-on can track information related to your online activity so that more interesting and personal advertisements would be produced. The collected data could reveal the language you use, your geographical location and the information you are interested in. Do you know how all of the advertisements are supported?

Together with the tremendously suspicious plugin come such adware programs as ad.yieldmanager, Saveshare and searchrocket.info. Even though you may be completely oblivious to the existence of these applications, they are responsible for the disturbing advertisements, pop-up offers, prize-draws and online surveys which are flooding the browsers. Needless to say, we do not recommend clicking on any pop-ups because they could be used to drop information-stealing tracking cookies, redirect you to unfamiliar websites or simply push you into purchasing absolutely bogus/worthless products.

Even though you can use the manual removal instructions below to have Shopping Chip deleted from the computer, they might be helpless when it comes to the aforementioned adware programs. Therefore, if you have already performed the removal steps below we strongly recommend installing reliable Windows security software to have the rest of the threats deleted automatically. You should at least scan the PC with a reliable malware scanner if you are not convinced about the necessary installation of automatic malware removal software.

Delete Shopping Chip

Delete from Windows XP:

  1. Locate the Start button on the Task Bar and click it to open a menu.
  2. Select Control Panel and double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Find the application you wish to get rid of and select Remove.

Delete from Windows Vista/Windows 7:

  1. Open the Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program and right-click the undesirable application.
  3. Select Uninstall to remove it from the PC.

Delete from Windows 8:

  1. Right-click on the background of the Metro UI start screen and click All apps.
  2. Move to Control Panel and then click Uninstall a program.
  3. Locate the application you wish to remove, right-click and select Uninstall.

Delete from Internet Explorer:

  1. Launch the browser, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons.
  2. From the menu on the left select Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Click the undesirable plugin, select Disable and then Close.

Delete from Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A (Add-ons Manager).
  2. Select Extensions and Remove the undesirable plugin. Restart the browser.

Delete from Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Tools and then click Extensions.
  3. Click the recycle bin icon next to the unwanted plugin and select Remove.
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How to manually remove Shopping Chip

Files associated with Shopping Chip infection:

ShoppingChip.exe
couponsupport.exe

Shopping Chip processes to kill:

couponsupport.exe
ShoppingChip.exe
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