Shopswell is an adware program that might buy users by promising exclusive discount coupons, best deals, price comparison tools, etc. Same as Preispilot and Serpens Ads Shopswell adware promise to help you to save time and money while buying online. Let’s not forget that previous adwares promised the same, but in reality were just feeding users with promises and meanwhile providing with an excessive amount of pop-up ads, in-text links and redirections to sponsored websites. Shopswell was developed by Playswell, Inc. with an objective to bring revenues by redirecting users to sponsored websites.
Shopswell adware can be downloaded from its official website, however it is also hosted on various third party websites and software portals. But most of installs of Shopswell are made by tricking users, in other words it called bundling – when Shopswell adware is attached to the installer of some freeware application and user installs the whole bundle without even suspecting that he installs additional programs. It is legitimate way of spreading malicious programs. To avoid the infection user should simply read the EULA carefully and opt for custom installation. These two simple rules may save your time and money on restoring your computer from viruses.
After the installation Shopswell will change system settings and will be launched automatically on every system boot. Also, it is able to inject some malicious code into the browsers and change their homepages and search engines. Shopswell adware will be constantly running on the background and in addition to slowing your computer will monitor your browsing activities. The adware is able to collect personal data such as browsing history, cookies, emails, logins and passwords and even banking information. It is very dangerous to keep Shopswell adware on your computer and we strongly recommend to remove it from your pc. To safely and easily remove Shopswell adware just follow the manual removal guide written below. After that, download the automatic removal tool and scan your computer for additional threats.
Symptoms of Shopswell infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for Shopswell threat removal and it is easy to use.
After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the SHOPSWELL and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.