Remove FreeShoppingTool

About this threat

FreeShoppingTool is an unwanted toolbar thought to be a possibly not wanted software. An unwanted toolbar is not a malevolent computer malware, nor will it harm your PC directly, though it installs without your explicit authorization, through free software bundles. An unwanted toolbar isn’t harmless, however, and could lead to a much more severe contamination. It will use freeware bundles to enter, which means you set it up yourself when you do not pay attention to freeware installation processes. A questionable toolbar wants to make profit which is the reason why it floods your screen with ads. Allowing questionable applications to stay is not advised, so remove FreeShoppingTool.

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Why do you need to terminate FreeShoppingTool?

The toolbar sets up via free application bundles, which is why you might not have noticed it. A lot of people provide not wanted items the permission to install when they select Default settings during the free application setup. Using Advanced (Custom) settings would be the right choice. Advanced settings will show you attached offers and permit you to uncheck all the items. Ensure you always block these not wanted applications as they will only cause trouble. It takes very little time to deselect a couple of boxes in comparison to having to delete FreeShoppingTool.

The moment the toolbar arrives in your system, you will notice various changes done. And if you did not knowingly set it up, the alterations will be specially surprising. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will be touched by the modifications. Your homepage, new tabs and search engine will be modified to display the toolbar’s promoted site. Keep in mind that unless you abolish FreeShoppingTool from the machine, undoing the alterations will be a waste of time and effort. Refrain from using the search engine because you may happen upon advertisement hyperlinks among the legitimate results. These kinds of toolbars exist to make traffic for web pages, thus they’re trying to redirect you to them. Some of those sites may be hiding malware, which may then download onto your device. You ought to eliminate FreeShoppingTool since not only will it not bring anything handy to you but it could also expose you to more damaging infections.

FreeShoppingTool uninstallation

Regard carefully if you choose to not remove FreeShoppingTool since you may be putting your computer in danger. There are two options available if you pick to abolishFreeShoppingTool. You could either remove FreeShoppingTool with a elimination program, or do it by hand. Using some anti-spyware application is suggested as the tool would do everything for you, and uninstall the infection much quicker. You will have to identify the infection yourself if you choose manual FreeShoppingTool removal.

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* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.


Learn how to remove FreeShoppingTool from your computer

Step 1. FreeShoppingTool Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start Remove FreeShoppingTool
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program Remove FreeShoppingTool

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 Remove FreeShoppingTool
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Remove FreeShoppingTool
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program Remove FreeShoppingTool

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 Remove FreeShoppingTool
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Remove FreeShoppingTool
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program Remove FreeShoppingTool

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps Remove FreeShoppingTool
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete Remove FreeShoppingTool
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete FreeShoppingTool from browsers

a) Remove FreeShoppingTool from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings Remove FreeShoppingTool
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data Remove FreeShoppingTool
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager Remove FreeShoppingTool
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell Remove FreeShoppingTool
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script Remove FreeShoppingTool
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove FreeShoppingTool from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear Remove FreeShoppingTool
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons Remove FreeShoppingTool
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings Remove FreeShoppingTool
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset Remove FreeShoppingTool
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove FreeShoppingTool from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete Remove FreeShoppingTool
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
Download Removal Toolto remove FreeShoppingTool

* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page Remove FreeShoppingTool
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines Remove FreeShoppingTool
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings Remove FreeShoppingTool
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset Remove FreeShoppingTool
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove FreeShoppingTool from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions Remove FreeShoppingTool
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options Remove FreeShoppingTool

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting Remove FreeShoppingTool
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset Remove FreeShoppingTool

k) Remove FreeShoppingTool from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions Remove FreeShoppingTool
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history Remove FreeShoppingTool
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history Remove FreeShoppingTool
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced Remove FreeShoppingTool
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu Remove FreeShoppingTool
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.

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