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Should I remove ShopSave Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,823
United States Rank #21,695
Reach 0.0126%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.77 days
170.15 days >
Average installed length: 89.40 days


2.4.4 16.38%
2.4.3 10.17%
2.4.2 18.08%
2.3.4 8.47%
2.3.2 1.13%
2.3.1 5.08%
2.2.1 9.60%
2.2 8.47%
2.1.2 10.17%
2.1.1 3.39%
2.1 2.82%
2.0 6.21%

ShopSave Toolbar

What is ShopSave Toolbar?

ShopSave Toolbar displays advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of search-related ads, banner and video ads, and text-links (roll-overs) as well as some popup ads. These ads are typically injected in the header of footer are of the web page. It will also convert words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements. This application is classified as adware and/or a PUP based on its behavior. The software is distributed through third party installers.


The most used version is 2.4.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is KangoEngine.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 1.13 MB (1,189,291 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in ShopSave Toolbar.
KangoBHO.dll (810664ef434de83407b84c4bc742f98b) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Amonetize.81
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.333
Malwarebytes v2014.11.21.12 PUP.Optional.Kango.A
KangoBHO64.dll (393bcc5b0e4120b712b1f9e82a848811) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.333
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Kango.A
ShopSave Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove ShopSave Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: KangoExtensions
URL: kangoextensions.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ShopSave Toolbar\2.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ShopSave Toolbar\2.0\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ShopSave Toolbar

Program executable:KangoEngine.exe
Name:Kango framework
Kango Engine
Path:C:\Program Files\ShopSave Toolbar\2.0\KangoEngine.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) KangoBHO.dll (by Kango) - Kango framework (Kango BHO)
  • (Malware detected) KangoBHO64.dll (by Kango)
  • KangoEngine.exe - Kango Engine

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • KangoBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ShopSave ToolbarBHO' with the class of {6CC4BF79-7708-4ECB-8F2B-A11264A67989} (ShopSave Toolbar BHO).
  • KangoBHO64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ShopSave ToolbarBHO' with the class of {6CC4BF79-7708-4ECB-8F2B-A11264A67989} (ShopSave Toolbar BHO).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • KangoBHO.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ShopSave Toolbar' with the class of {033BE5FC-ED4C-48A0-8F07-E0128384D828}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • KangoBHO.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'ShopSave Toolbar' with a class of {033BE5FC-ED4C-48A0-8F07-E0128384D828}.

How do I remove ShopSave Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove ShopSave Toolbar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall ShopSave Toolbar 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 ShopSave Toolbar, 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 ShopSave Toolbar.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ShopSave Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.09%
Windows XP 5.65%
Windows 8 2.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.86%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.71%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.86%
Windows 8.1 1.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.80%
  Canada 9.60%
  Germany 8.59%
  Australia 7.58%
  France 5.56%
  Spain 4.04%
  United Kingdom 3.54%
  Japan 3.03%
  Netherlands 2.02%
  Hong Kong 2.02%
  Brazil 2.02%
  Thailand 2.02%
  Chile 1.52%
  Belgium 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.73%
Dell 19.49%
Acer 18.64%
Samsung 10.17%
Toshiba 8.47%
ASUS 5.93%
Intel 2.54%
Medion 1.69%
NEC 0.85%
Lenovo 0.85%
Common models
Gigabyte H55M-D2H 2.88%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 620 1.92%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.92%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.92%


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