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Should I remove Shopop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
60% remove it40% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,829
United States Rank #4,192
Reach 0.0708%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.21 days
183.18 days >
Average installed length: 96.25 days


VersionDistribution 11.60% 0.66% 3.94% 1.09% 8.53% 2.63% 64.55% 7.00%


What is Shopop?  (from My Pop Shop)

Shopop simplifies the process of the most common and important actions today, such as searching and sharing online. It enables users to search using a wide variety of search engines, and share via the largest social networks with a single click. The ability to search multiple sites simultaneously is a unique feature of...  Read more


Shopop is a software program developed by My Pop Shop. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named browserhelper.exe. The setup package generally installs about 127 files and is usually about 6.41 MB (6,725,632 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 90% of users of Shopop come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Shopop.
browserhelper.exe (629f986c6fb12b745be4e7e08c27d26d) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8.9339 a variant of MSIL/Toolbar.Linkury.A
Panda Antivirus PUP/LinkUry
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V0107
VIPRE Antivirus 25820 Adware.Linkury (fs)
shopop.exe (69924bf80ef0b7dbf6122f64a2c951d0) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Linkury.1
ESET-NOD32 9460 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
Fortinet FortiGate 4 Riskware/Toolbar_Linkury
McAfee Artemis!69924BF80EF0
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!69924BF80EF0
Panda Antivirus PUP/LinkUry
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Trojan.ADH.2
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0219
VIPRE Antivirus 26766 Adware.Linkury (fs)
       View all 13 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

URL: shopop.me/privacy.html
Help link: shopop.me
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\smartbar\common\iconswide
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3DF474D5-1D41-43B5-BEA7-7E320542FD61}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.41 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Shopop

Program executable:browserhelper.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • googlechromeremoteplugin.dll - GoogleChromeRemotePlugin (nprt)
  • microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.common.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Enterprise Library for .NET (Enterprise Library Shared Library)
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.exceptionhandling.dll (by Microsoft) - Enterprise Library Exception Handling Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.exceptionhandling.logging.dll - Enterprise Library Exception Handling Logging Provider
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.logging.dll - Enterprise Library Logging Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.objectbuilder.dll - Microsoft.Practices.ObjectBuilder
  • ndde.dll (by Brian Gideon) - NDde
  • regasm.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Microsoft .NET Assembly Registration Utility)
  • smartbar.resources.languagesettings.resources.dll - Smartbar.Resources.LanguageSettings
  • system.data.sqlite.dll - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Interop Library)
  • interop.shdocvw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • mactrackbarlib.dll
  • newtonsoft.json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Json.NET (Json.NET .NET 2.0)
  • productsremovaltool.exe - Smartbar.Resources.ProductsRemovalTool
  • sgml.dll - sgmu
  • (Malware detected) shopop.exe (by Smartbar) - Smartbar
  • sidb.dll - sipb
  • siem.dll
  • sipb.dll - Client
  • sismlp.dll - sismlp
  • smartbar.gui.controls.dll - Smartbar.GUI.Controls
  • smartbar.gui.docking.dll - Smartbar.GUI.Docking
  • smartbar.gui.mainclient.dll
  • smartbar.infrastructure.businessentities.dll - Smartbar.Infrastructure.BusinessEntities
  • smartbar.infrastructure.core.dll - SmartbarProxy
  • smartbar.infrastructure.plugins.chromelocalplugin.dll
  • smartbar.infrastructure.plugins.firefoxlocalplugin.dll
  • smartbar.infrastructure.plugins.internetexplorerlocalplugin.dll - InternetExplorerLocalPlugin
  • smartbar.infrastructure.utilities.dll - SmartbarGUI
  • smartbar.personalization.common.dll - Smartbar.Personalization.Common
  • smartbar.personalization.servicesplugins.dmp.dll - DefaultMailProvider
  • smartbar.personalization.servicesplugins.messengerplugin.dll - MessengerPlugin
  • smartbar.personalization.servicesplugins.weatherplugin.dll - WeatherPlugin
  • smartbar.personalization.servicesplugins.wordplugin.dll (by xxx) - WordPlugin
  • smartbar.resources.historyandstatswrapper.dll - Smartbar.Resources.HistoryAndStatsWrapper
  • smartbar.resources.languagesettings.dll
  • smartbar.resources.socialnetssharer.dll - Smartbar.Resources.SocialNetsSharer
  • smartbar.resources.socialnetssharer.xmlserializers.dll
  • smartbar.resources.translations.dll - Smartbar.Resources.Translations
  • smartbarfirefoxremoteplugin_25.dll
  • smartbarfirefoxremoteplugin_26.dll
  • smartbarinternetexplorerbho.dll - Shopop Widget
  • smartbarinternetexplorerextension.dll
  • smartbarversionshelper.exe - SmartbarVersionsHelper
  • spbe.dll - spbe
  • spbl.dll - spbl
  • sppsm.dll - sppsm
  • spsm.dll - spsm
  • spup.dll - spup
  • spusm.dll - spusm
  • srau.dll - srau
  • srbhu.dll - srbhu
  • srbs.dll - srbs
  • srgu.dll - srgu
  • srns.dll - srns
  • srpdm.dll - srpdm
  • srprl.dll - srprl
  • srpu.dll - srpu
  • srsbs.dll - srsbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • shopop.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Browser Infrastructure Helper' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Smartbar\Application\Shopop.exe startup.

How do I remove Shopop?

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Or, you can uninstall Shopop 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 Shopop, 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 Shopop.
  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.
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Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 60%
Keep it 40%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.86%
Windows 8 32.46%
Windows Vista 7.41%
Windows XP 3.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.07%
Windows 8 14.88%
Windows 8.1 12.47%
Windows 7 Professional 10.28%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.92%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  Canada 1.71%
  Germany 1.40%
  South Africa 0.78%
  Brazil 0.62%
  Australia 0.47%
  France 0.47%
  Ireland 0.47%
  Italy 0.47%
  India 0.31%
  Belgium 0.16%
  Switzerland 0.16%
  Spain 0.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.47%
Dell 26.76%
Toshiba 13.24%
Acer 11.47%
ASUS 4.71%
Lenovo 3.53%
Alienware 1.18%
Intel 1.18%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 7.44%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.12%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.26%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.33%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.33%
Dell Inspiron M5040 2.33%

comments1 comment

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abe11 months ago
One look at the website will tell you it's most likely adware.