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Shopping Sidekick



Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

Shopping Sidekick

Shopping Sidekick intrusion method

Shopping Sidekick copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is ShoppingSidekick.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Shopping Sidekick and value ShoppingSidekick.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name ShoppingSidekick.exe or Shopping Sidekick. Also, it can create folder with name Shopping Sidekick under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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How to remove Shopping Sidekick manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Shopping Sidekick, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Shopping Sidekick.

To get rid of Shopping Sidekick, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• ButtonUtil.dll
• Shopping Sidekick Plugin-bg.exe
• Shopping Sidekick Plugin.dll
• Shopping Sidekick Plugin.exe
• Uninstall.exe
• Updater21802.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Shopping Sidekick Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\gb5e8gtn.default\extensions\\
• %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\dlopielgodpjhkbapdlbbicpiefpaack\
• %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases\chrome-extension_dlopielgodpjhkbapdlbbicpiefpaack_0\
• %LOCAL_APPDATA%\Updater21802\
• %PROGRAMFILES%\Shopping Sidekick Plugin\

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211181102}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{22222222-2222-2222-2222-220222182202}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{55555555-5555-5555-5555-550255185502}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{66666666-6666-6666-6666-660266186602}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{44444444-4444-4444-4444-440244184402}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CrossriderApp0021802.BHO
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110211181102}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Shopping Sidekick Plugin
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Crossrider
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Cr_Installer
  • Key: HKCU\Software\InstalledBrowserExtensions\215 Apps
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Shopping Sidekick Plugin
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
    Value: Updater21802.exe

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Shopping Sidekick Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

Shopping Sidekick can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to Shopping Sidekick before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

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Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov Protection Status

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Shopping Sidekick and ShoppingSidekick.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: I have pop ups that come on my screen when I try to get logged in to my e mail.

All the time I am on the computer, I have news flashes,etc popping up while I am trying to log in. I have contacted Hughes Net about this & they say they can't do anything about it.
I do not do any online shopping and do not go online often.
I am not comfortable with changing programs, as I am not sure I will not remove something I may need.
I have clicked on some of the news flashes and wonder if I have gotten some type of virus.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: shopping sidekick slow down pc

my computer has been slowing down so i tried deleting things and on my control panel where you add and remove objects shopping sidekick was there i didn't remember downloading it so i deleted it then it said successful uninstall but it still stayed on my computer trying a removal tool bow but not sure if it will do the trick

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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