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Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:ShopNav Hijacker

Command or file name:Explorer.exe, msmsgs.exe

Threat type:Hijacker

Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

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ShopNav Hijacker intrusion method

Usually ShopNav Hijacker comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to ShopNav Hijacker. ShopNav Hijacker copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is Explorer.exe, msmsgs.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name ShopNav Hijacker and value Explorer.exe, msmsgs.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name Explorer.exe, msmsgs.exe or ShopNav Hijacker. Also, it can create folder with name ShopNav Hijacker under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about ShopNav Hijacker, please ask below. You can use programs to remove ShopNav Hijacker from your browsers below.


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    • Removes all files created by ShopNav Hijacker.
    • Removes all registry entries created by ShopNav Hijacker.
    • Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.
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How to remove ShopNav Hijacker manually

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

To get rid of ShopNav Hijacker, you should:

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

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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 ShopNav Hijacker Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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

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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 ShopNav Hijacker Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall ShopNav Hijacker related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for ShopNav Hijacker entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If ShopNav Hijacker won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use ShopNav Hijacker Removal Tool.


Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings
  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column
  • Find ShopNav Hijacker under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.
  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.
  • Locate programs that can be connected with ShopNav Hijacker or other related suspicious program.
  • Click Uninstall button.
  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.
  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.
  • In the list of installed programs find entries related to ShopNav Hijacker
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find ShopNav Hijacker related entries.
  • Click Remove button.

Remove ShopNav Hijacker related extensions from your browsers

ShopNav Hijacker in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to ShopNav Hijacker. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner
  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons
  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.
  • Choose add-on possibly related to ShopNav Hijacker or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective ShopNav Hijacker removal use ShopNav Hijacker Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.
  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/
  • In the list of add-ons find related to ShopNav Hijacker and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm ShopNav Hijacker removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • In the address bar type about:addons
  • Click Extensions tab.
  • In the list of extension locate ones related to ShopNav Hijacker.
  • Click Remove button near it.

Reset browsers search and homepage settings

ShopNav Hijacker 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 ShopNav Hijacker before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

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.

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.

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.


Here are the descriptions of problems connected with ShopNav Hijacker and Explorer.exe, msmsgs.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: My browser has been hijacked!

Whenever I am browsing through pages on Firefox, I tend to get re-directed to advert sites and such. When I run AVG computer scan, it picks up a ShopNav Hijacker with file name
HKLM\Software\Classes\SearchHook.SrchHook

AVG doesn't get rid of this problem. In fact, no matter how many times I scan my computer, it always shows up What should I do?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: HKLM\Software\Classes\SearchHook.SrchHook

i have been getting pop ups and my Avg found the shopnav how can i remove it for free

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: HKLM\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\SearchHook.SrchHook found daily by AVG antiviral program on my computer

Problem Summary: HKLM\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\SearchHook.SrchHook found daily by AVG antiviral program on my computer
I am repeatedly getting pop-up internet pages for various digital cable, working at home on google.com, and other sites. Now, I am also getting the following message repeatedly: DCOM Server Process Launcher service terminated unexpectedly.... then Windows XP Home shuts down. I am going insane whether online or just working on papers in Word because of these constant interuptions! Is the one registry file the cause of both sets of problems, or should I be looking for different things? I also have Stopzilla Spyware removal which doesn\'t remove anything that improves either of these situations.
Our support has contacted the author of this message, Ann M. Dickerson, and helped to solve his problem.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: HKLM\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\SearchHook.SrchHook found daily by AVG antiviral program on my computer

Problem Summary: HKLM\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\SearchHook.SrchHook found daily by AVG antiviral program on my computer
I am repeatedly getting pop-up internet pages for various digital cable, working at home on google.com, and other sites. Now, I am also getting the following message repeatedly: DCOM Server Process Launcher service terminated unexpectedly.... then Windows XP Home shuts down. I am going insane whether online or just working on papers in Word because of these constant interuptions! Is the one registry file the cause of both sets of problems, or should I be looking for different things? I also have Stopzilla Spyware removal which doesn\'t remove anything that improves either of these situations.
Our support has contacted the author of this message, Ann M. Dickerson, and helped to solve his problem.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchHook.SrchHook found daily by AVG antiviral program on my computer

I am repeatedly getting pop-up internet pages for various digital cable, working at home on google.com, and other sites. Now, I am also getting the following message repeatedly: DCOM Server Process Launcher service terminated unexpectedly.... then Windows XP Home shuts down. I am going insane whether online or just working on papers in Word because of these constant interuptions! Is the one registry file the cause of both sets of problems, or should I be looking for different things? I also have Stopzilla Spyware removal which doesn't remove anything that improves either of these situations.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Browser Hijack

My browsers have all been hijacked. I found SearchHook in my registry, but can not delete it. What do I do? Tony

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: shopnavv hijacker detected on my system

ENCONTRATO: HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\SEARCHHOOK.SRCHHOOK

PRECISO ELIMINAR DA MINHA MAQUINA COM URGENCIA PARA EVITAR MAIORES DANOS AO SISTEMA

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Help Please.

I Downloaded a Big File (Video game that im looking forward too playing), And everythings working great, BUT in AVG it says i have this...What do i do? Nothing really happens, and i cant really find it in my process List..so, help?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: jun6002.exe

blue screen when try to clean file with system mechanic

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: ShopNav Hijacker

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchHo… Found Hijacker.ShopNav?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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