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Should I remove WindowShopper?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,559
United States Rank #21,649
Reach 0.0086%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.46 days
456.21 days >
Average installed length: 239.70 days

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What is WindowShopper?

This web browser addon is a coupon deal finder that is distributed through adware monetizer Web-Pick through the InstalleRex pay-per-install (PPI) platform. It is typically bundled with third-party offers. The addon will popup coupon ads when the user visits certain affiliate web sites.

About  (from Superfish)

WindowShopper is a browser add-on that uses Superfish visual search technology to display deals and similar items for any product online. Once installed, it will present a See Similar icon next to product images on thousands of online stores in the US, UK, Germany, France and Australia. When one clicks on the See Simil...  Read more


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named Superfish.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.26 MB (1,321,355 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser
WindowShopper 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

URL: wwws.superfish.com/window-shopper
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SuperFish
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SuperFish\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WindowShopper

Program module:Superfish.dll
Name:Superfish IE extention.
Path:C:\Program Files\WindowShopper\Superfish.dll
Additional files:
  • Superfish.dll - Superfish IE extention.
  • Uninstall.exe
  • WSHelper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Superfish.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Superfish' with the class of {74F475FA-6C75-43BD-AAB9-ECDA6184F600}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • Superfish.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'ExtentionUI Class' with a class of {A69A551A-1AAE-4B67-8C2E-52F8B8A19504}.

How do I remove WindowShopper?

You can uninstall WindowShopper 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 WindowShopper, 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 WindowShopper.
  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 WindowShopper you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.97%
Windows 10 29.24%
Windows XP 9.94%
Windows Vista 5.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.14%
Windows 8.1 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.93%
Windows 8 7.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.67%
  Brazil 6.60%
  India 4.06%
  Germany 4.06%
  France 3.55%
  Netherlands 3.55%
  Canada 3.55%
  Mexico 3.05%
  Italy 3.05%
  Belgium 2.54%
  Australia 2.54%
  Russia 2.03%
  Portugal 2.03%
  United Kingdom 2.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.39%
Dell 22.76%
Acer 18.70%
ASUS 12.20%
Toshiba 6.50%
Lenovo 3.25%
American Megatrends 2.44%
Intel 2.44%
Sony 1.63%
Alienware 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.45%
ASUSTeK X55A 3.64%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 2.73%
ASUSTeK K55A 1.82%
Dell Inspiron N5050 1.82%
Dell XPS 8300 1.82%


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