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Should I remove ShopGenius?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
United States Rank #35,964
Reach 0.0009%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.31 days
68.04 days >
Average installed length: 35.75 days


VersionDistribution 7.69% 61.54% 7.69% 23.08%



ShopGenius is a program developed by NetPlenish. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 1.86 MB (1,949,996 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

The program is built using the Crossrider framework, a cross browser monetization platform used to deploy a toolbar and extension for modern web browsers with monetization features including browser search and homepage redirection, contextual coupons and in-line text advertising. Crossrider extensions include background processes to monitor, update and automatically download new features/code without direct user interaction.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\shopgenius
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ShopGenius\Uninstall.exe /fromcontrolpanel=1
Estimated size: 1.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ShopGenius

  • ShopGenius-bg.exe - ShopGenius (ShopGenius exe)
  • ShopGenius-bho.dll - ShopGenius BHO
  • ShopGenius-bho64.dll
  • ShopGenius-buttonutil.exe
  • ShopGenius-buttonutil64.exe
  • ShopGenius-chromeinstaller.exe
  • ShopGenius-codedownloader.exe
  • ShopGenius-enabler.exe
  • ShopGenius-firefoxinstaller.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - ShopGenius Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ShopGenius-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ShopGenius' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211591154} (CrossriderApp0025954).

How do I remove ShopGenius?

Quickly and completely remove ShopGenius from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ShopGenius from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ShopGenius, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ShopGenius.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ShopGenius you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 8 46%
Win Vista (SP2) 15%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 46.15%
Windows 7 38.46%
Windows Vista 15.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.46%
Windows 8 23.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.38%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%
Windows 8 Pro 7.69%
Windows 8.1 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Acer 10.00%
Dell 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Gateway 10.00%
Common models
HP ENVY 14 Notebook PC 9.09%
Dell Inspiron 530 9.09%
ASUSTeK S500CA 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard 500-164 9.09%
Acer Aspire 7750G 9.09%
eMachines ET1161-07 9.09%


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