Virus Name: ALPHASHOPPERS.COM

Categories: Browser Redirect, Browser Hijacker, Adware

ALPHASHOPPERS.COM will appear on the web browser to promote itself as a search page so that it could win many users’ attentions and make profits from them. It doesn’t mean that it will charge money from the users directly, but it does get paid by redirecting users to visit harmful webpages. It is very easy to find out that the computer is infected with the ALPHASHOPPERS.COM, because you needn’t find it by yourself and it will appear in front of you automatically after you start up the browser. How could it be so audacious! That is all because that this is a redirect virus, and it could hijacker the web browser.

Our researchers have confirmed that the cause of ALPHASHOPPERS.COM infection is the free software bundle. It is known that most of third-party file-sharing websites earn money through spreading software of affiliate network they join. These websites usually make a customized installer for all the freeware they provide for free download. When user installs a media player, Java Player, update for web browser and other apps through this installer, numerous advertising-based software related with ALPHASHOPPERS.COM will be installed without the consent. In the way, the file-sharing website can earn commissions according to Pay-per-install or Pay-per-download policy. This is the major revenue of their websites, so they inject more and more Adware in the installer to create more profits, and even some rogueware which offers high commissions is quite harmful the operating system.

More Problems Caused by ALPHASHOPPERS.COM

1-ALPHASHOPPERS.COM strikingly slows down your system speed;

2-ALPHASHOPPERS.COM adds, changes or replaces Keys and Values on your Registry, triggering various system errors;

3-ALPHASHOPPERS.COM harasses you with annoying ads and displays page you haven’t requested;

4-ALPHASHOPPERS.COM installs malicious programs without your permission.
 

Guides to Detect ALPHASHOPPERS.COM


Index

(First, Choose your system; Second, For Computer Expert, choose Manual Removal Guide; for other users, try Auti-malware tools;)

  • Windows–Part One

⇒ Easy Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒ Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

  • Mac OS–Part Two

⇒ Easy Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒ Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

(Attentions!!! Manual removal of ALPHASHOPPERS.COM is only for computer experts! If you are a ordinary user, you may make severe mistakes in the manual removal process and then more system problems and risks may occur. )



Part One Guides to Detect ALPHASHOPPERS.COM from Windows PC

No.1 Easy Guide

(Easy way for all users)

Best Combination: SpyHunter Anti-Malware+PC Cure+

⇒ Scan ALPHASHOPPERS.COM with SpyHunter Anti-Malware

1-Click the button below to download SpyHunter Anti-Malware safely and check EULA and Privacy Policy

(Warning!ONLY scan is free. If these anti-malware tools detect virus on your computer, you need to purchase full-version. Here we just provide you best recommendation but we are not the maker of this app. If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-After downloading, double-click SpyHunter-Installer and start the installation.

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3-After installing SpyHunter, click on Start Scan Now to check the presence of rootkit and virus.

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4-When the scan is completed, click View Scan Results to display all the threats and all the dangerous results.

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⇒Keep protecting computer with PC Cure+

1-Click this link: Download PC Cure+ or the button below to download PC Cure+ safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-Double-click PCCure+.exe to start the installation, and click “Scan Now” to detect files related to ALPHASHOPPERS.COM:ALPHASHOPPERS.COM Removal Guide

3-Check if the computer is cleanup by clicking New Scan

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(PC Cure+ will help fix all the registry error and system bugs. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here.)


No.2 Scan ALPHASHOPPERS.COM with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Remove ALPHASHOPPERS.COM from Chrome/Firefox/IE/Edge

Google Chrome ⇓

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”More tools “→”Extensions

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1.2 click the “trash can icon”

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Mozilla Firefox

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”Add-ons“→”Add-ons Manager

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1.2 click the “Disable” or “Remove”

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Internet Explorer

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Setting” button→”Manage add-ons

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1.2 Choose “Toolbars and Extentions” and click the “Disable”

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Microsoft Edge

  • Edge browser doesn’t support “extensions” now. As a Microsoft Edge users, you can skip this step and turn to step-2 directly .

2-Delete ALPHASHOPPERS.COM related application or software

(for all-version Windows OS)

2.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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2.2 Put in appwiz.cpl and press ENTER key to view the programs list in Control Panel;

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2.3 Select all suspicious software you want to remove and click Uninstall.

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3-Remove dangerous registry entries added by ALPHASHOPPERS.COM

3.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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3.2 Put in “Regedit ” and press “Enter”;

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3.3 Press “CTRL + F” keys and put in the name of virus or malware to locate and delete its malicious files.

If you cannot find out the files through this way, please manually locate these entries:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%\.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Random



Part Two Guides to Remove ALPHASHOPPERS.COM from Mac OS

No.1 Easy way

(Easy way for all users)

(MacBooster is the good option. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here. If it detects a virus or malware, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove it. )

1-Download MacBooster or the button below to download and install MacBooster safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

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2-When MacBooster is installed, it will be run automatically, choose “Virus & Malware Scan” tab<< click SCAN to detect files of ALPHASHOPPERS.COM

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3-Choose “System Status“<< click SCAN to do a general scan for your computer<<click FIX to solve the problems happened on the computer system

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4-Choose “System Junk” << Click CLEAN scan and clean deeply to free up hard drive space

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5-Choose “Privacy Protection” << choose the application and click CLEAN to wide out your privacy data safely

6-Choose “Turbo Boost” << click BOOST to speed up your Mac to peak performance:

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Besides, MacBooster will also help you to keep track of your Mac usually, wipe out these caches and free up more space, optimize your startup items, and so on. So it is also recommended to keep MacBooster 6 on the Mac even after you have removed malicious files related to ALPHASHOPPERS.COM.


No.2 Scan ALPHASHOPPERS.COM with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Press “Command+Option+ESC” together to open Force Quit Ap-plication Window.

2-choose Terminal and click Force Quit

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3-Remove Apps related to ALPHASHOPPERS.COM from Mac OS. (you need to identify all related apps and remove them or ALPHASHOPPERS.COM will be installed again with this apps.)

4- Open Finder, and then find Applications Tab in the left column. Choose the malicious Apps and select “move to Trash

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5-Reset Your Safari Web browsers. Open the safari and choose the menu. Click the “Reset Safari ” +”Reset

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6- Press “Command + Shift + G” and type ” ~/Library ” to remove all malcious files from Library.

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Congratulation! Your computer is clean Now.

If you want to keep your computer clean, please keep in mind that you should keep away from the spam email, illegal website, and unlicensed software, or anything of unreliable source.

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