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Should I remove SmartShopper?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,750
United States Rank #20,587
Reach 0.0053%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.39 days
188.64 days >
Average installed length: 99.11 days


2.7.29 1.33%
2.7.21 4.00%
2.6.79 9.33%
2.6.71 1.33%
2.6.42 8.00%
2.5.1 74.67%
2.5.0 1.33%


What is SmartShopper?

"When you visit a recognized shopping or travel website, the SmartShopper software connects to our servers to check for product and travel information, better prices and alternative offers for the product or travel service you were interested in, in order to present them to you. The sites on which SmartShopper operates are only sites which we have examined, cataloged and approved as safe for the user, and the software maintains a regularly-updated “white list” of such sites. The software does not track or transmit any data when you visit sites which are not on that "white list". The software transmits to our servers only the URL of the e-commerce or travel site you are visiting or the search term you typed in on these e-commerce or travel sites. In some of the pages our software also transmits data about the products or the travel information presented on the page, in order to provide you with related information and comparative offers. We offer you comparative product and travel deals, as well as additional product and travel information, from the most trusted vendors on the net."

About  (from SmartShopper)

We bring you helpful information and better prices, while you shop online. SmartShopper is a free desktop tool that helps you make better-informed shopping decisions. View useful product reviews, store ratingsand auction listings. Compare offers from thousands of stores, alongside any website. Get hard-to-find shopping...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SmartShopper.
Smrt-Shpr.dll (75aa2c09ac01868917c3bdc215a6d899) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.Shopper
Antiy-AVL Trojan/win32.agent.gen
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/18155 Adware.Shoper
Comodo Security 16325 UnclassifiedMalware
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Win32.Shopper.AMN
ESET-NOD32 7.8376 a variant of Win32/Adware.Toolbar.Shopper.AA
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. AdWare.Win32.ZangoSearchAssistant
Jiangmin KV130630 AdWare/Shopper.e
K7 AntiVirus 13.168.8751 Trojan
K7GW Trojan
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Shopper
Malwarebytes v2013.06.30.12 Adware.SmartShopper
SUPERAntiSpyware 10587 Adware.Zango/SmartShopper
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Shopper
VIPRE Antivirus 18132 Pinball Corporation. (v)
Uninst.exe (6bec591fae170f4fd80778ef7c5bc926) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Emsisoft A-Squared Riskware.AdWare.SmartShopper!IK
CAT-QuickHeal 10.00 TrojanDownloader.Zlob.boel
eSafe Win32.Banker
IKARUS anti.virus T3. not-a-virus:AdWare.SmartShopper
Sunbelt AntiMalware 6499 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 20 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SmartShopper
URL: www.SmartShopper.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\smart-shopper
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Smart-Shopper\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SmartShopper

Program module:Smrt-Shpr.dll (Malware detected)
Signed by:Smart Shopper Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\smart-shopper\Bin\2.5.1\Smrt-Shpr.dll
SmartShopper by Pinball is a side-bar plugin that shows price comparision results by viewing the laoded web pages and extracting product and merchant data and comparing it with prices of affiliate merchants. When checking out of an...
Additional files:
  • Smrt-Shpr.dll - Smart-Shopper
  • (Malware detected) Uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Smrt-Shpr.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Smart-Shopper2' with the class of {BBA3D1B0-02C0-4625-93EC-27FB1EA98079}.
Internet Explorer Bar
  • Smrt-Shpr.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'SmartShopper' with a class of {9BD56158-44D3-4C57-A4A3-3FBE94F19842}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • Smrt-Shpr.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {99819CC8-3111-410c-A2B7-38BB530386EE}.

How do I remove SmartShopper?

Quickly and completely remove SmartShopper from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Download "Should I Remove It?", it's FREE!Remove SmartShopper from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall SmartShopper 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 SmartShopper, 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 SmartShopper.
  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 SmartShopper you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win Vista (SP2) 41%
Win 8 1%
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 49.33%
Windows 7 34.67%
Windows XP 14.67%
Windows 8 1.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 36.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.83%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.89%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.94%
Windows 7 Professional 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  Israel 6.06%
  Canada 5.05%
  Russia 3.03%
  Germany 3.03%
  Belgium 2.02%
  Norway 2.02%
  United Kingdom 2.02%
  France 1.01%
  Ireland 1.01%
  RS 1.01%
  Austria 1.01%
  BG 1.01%
  Netherlands 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.67%
Dell 23.33%
Toshiba 8.33%
Intel 5.00%
Acer 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Gateway 3.33%
Sony 1.67%
Samsung 1.67%
Apple 1.67%
Common models
HP-Pavilion FK792AA-ABA a... 4.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.99%
Acer Aspire M1610 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 1.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 1.49%


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