OptiShopper promises its users to locate the right shopping destinations and the cheapest items. However, if you already have this advertisement-supported application on your computer, you probably want to remove it because of all the advertisements it keeps opening up on your browser that started driving you mad. What’s more, the commercial content you keep seeing is not the only reason why OptiShopper might be undesirable to have on your machine.
OptiShopper is another JustPlugIt-based adware application. The platform is a cross-browser framework used to develop browser add-ons compatible with all main Internet browsers. It is not the first time when this engine was employed to develop adware. In fact, JustPlugIt is already known to security-minded Internet users who have come across adware applications like TicTacCoupon, LuckyCoupon, SharMan Coupon, and similar. Remove OptiShopper as it is an unreliable aware program from unknown developer and be cautious when you run into browser tools based on the JustPlugIt engine in the future.
It is highly likely, OptiShopper reached your computer bundled with InstallRex (or Amonetize, Vittallia) installer. Usually installers bundle legitimate software and offer this way additional third-party applications that might not be wanted by users. Generally, these third-party applications are installed on your computer by default; therefore, always choose the custom installation process. You might run into these installers on third-party sites, some of which might not be monitored, so delete OptiShopper and all the additional software because the way it spreads is alarming.
OptiShopper will spam you with commercial material, and this might be a convincing motive to remove the application. However, if you are still not persuaded, you should know that OptiShopper possesses a few other aspects of behavior that might make you choose to terminate it. In addition to displaying annoying pop ups, it might also activate hidden activities that feed on your computer resources, and thus slow down your computer. “Hidden”
is an important word here, as it suggests that adware program might not be always open about the activities it tries to engage in. Also, OptiShopper-promoted links might redirect you to suspicious sites that might contain various threats. This strong evidence against OptiShopper should convince you to terminate the application.
If you are finally convinced that OptiShopper is not necessary for your online experience, go to Control Panel where you can remove it manually. When it comes to Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, you will need to remove OptiShopper from these browsers as well. However, it is strongly advised to download a trusty security tool to scan your machine and make sure there are no potentially dangerous content that remained after OptiShopper was deleted. Legitimate antimalware tools are always handy because it allows you to activate regular system scans, also ensures continuous protection of your machine.
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