84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Shopper-Pro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,464
United States Rank #3,723
Reach 0.2533%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.20 days
300.96 days >
Average installed length: 158.13 days


What is Shopper-Pro?

Shopper-Pro is an ad-supported browser extension (adware), and when a user downloads the Plugin they will see various types of advertisements displayed through the
browser as they visit various web sites. The browser toolbar/extension displays several basic types of advertising: sponsored links, traditional display
advertisements, such as banner ads, pop-unders and coupons, and targeted ads and may sometimes appear as in-text advertising and may also be displayed in
response to keyword searches.

About  (from Goobzo)

The Plugin is supported by third-party advertising, and when you download the Plugin you will see various types of advertisements displayed through your browser
as you visit locations on the Internet. The Plugin currently displays several basic types of advertising: sponsored links, traditional display advertiseme...  Read more


During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). The main program executable is shopperpro.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 16.77 MB (17,582,486 bytes). Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Shopper-Pro.
shopperpro.exe (4413c932268fbc7ad59f4b20a6a86805) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3497 MalSign.Skodna
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.ShopperPro.40
ESET-NOD32 8.9621 a variant of Win32/ShopperPro.A
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Agent.zz.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7153 Artemis!4413C932268F
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7153 Artemis!4413C932268F
Qihoo-360 Win32/Trojan.Adware.37e
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.112 TROJ_GEN.F47V0312
VIPRE Antivirus 27922 Goobzo (fs)
Updater.exe (13c9e74c58c559e7b3419e23ab77c870) has been flagged by the following 42 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.Generic.1109164
Agnitum Outpost PUA.Shopper!
AhnLab-V3 2015.07.24.00 PUP/Win32.ShopperPro
ALYac Adware.Generic.1109164
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare]/Win32.Shopper.adw
Arcabit Adware.Generic.D10ECAC
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Adware-CDO [PUP]
AVG ShopperPro.A8D
Avira ADWARE/CrossRider.Gen
AVware Goobzo (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Shopper.BAI
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.1109164
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware.CEDB
CAT-QuickHeal 14.00 PUA.Goobzoltd.Gen
Comodo Security 22848 UnclassifiedMalware
Cyren W32/S-ca925f48!Eldorado
Dr.Web Adware.Searcher.2795
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Generic.1109164 (B)
ESET-NOD32 11984 a variant of Win32/ShopperPro.A potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/Shopper
F-Prot W32/S-ca925f48!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.1109164
G Data 25 Adware.Generic.1109164
IKARUS anti.virus T3. PUA.ShopperPro
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/Shopper.nv
K7 AntiVirus 9.207.16656 Unwanted-Program ( 004a8e8b1 )
K7GW 9.207.16657 Unwanted-Program ( 004a8e8b1 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Shopper.adw
McAfee ShopperPro
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 ShopperPro
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Generic.1109164
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Shopper.djqtdz
nProtect 2015-07-23.01 Trojan-Clicker/W32.Shopper.748392.C
Panda Antivirus Adware/Goobzo
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.164
SUPERAntiSpyware Adware.Shopper/Variant
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 PUA.Goobzo
Tencent Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Dyqr
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R047C0PLT14
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Shopper
VIPRE Antivirus 42258 Goobzo (fs)
Zillya Adware.Shopper.Win32.405
       View all 51 all detections
Shopper-Pro has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\shopperpro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ShopperPro\SPremove.exe
Estimated size: 16.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Shopper-Pro

Program executable:shopperpro.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\shopperpro\shopperpro.exe
Additional files:
  • ShopperPro.dll - ShopperPro Extension
  • ShopperPro64.dll
  • ShopperPro3.exe
  • (Malware detected) Updater.exe - Update Helper
  • SPRemove.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • Updater.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ShopperProUpd.
  • ShopperPro3.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ShopperPro3.
  • ShopperPro.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ShopperPro.

How do I remove Shopper-Pro?

You can uninstall Shopper-Pro 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Shopper-Pro, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Shopper-Pro.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 8 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.13%
Windows 10 32.31%
Windows Vista 3.12%
Windows XP 2.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.93%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Windows 8.1 10.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.70%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.18%
  Brazil 3.90%
  India 3.84%
  MA 3.64%
  Saudi Arabia 3.14%
  DZ 2.88%
  Indonesia 2.46%
  Canada 2.27%
  Italy 1.90%
  Romania 1.77%
  United Kingdom 1.68%
  Germany 1.61%
  France 1.59%
  Malaysia 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.48%
Dell 20.79%
Acer 17.54%
ASUS 10.62%
Toshiba 8.10%
Lenovo 5.56%
Samsung 4.11%
Intel 1.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.38%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.42%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.34%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.25%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.23%
ASUS All Series 2.81%

comments2 comments

user comment
user comment
Oingocrazedover a year ago
When I click uninstall it does not uninstall.. furthermore it still shows in my control panel of programs. How else can it be removed??
user comment
Hate Daemon toolsover a year ago
Got it from Daemon Tool's lite - never ever go to their site.