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Remove Goodshop App adware – Removal Instruction

By | April 9, 2015

Goodshop App is adware and shows while browsing the Internet possible annoying ads and pop-ups.

The Goodshop App adware comes bundled with many different types of free software into your computer and installs a Browser Helper Object for Internet Explorer and a Browser Extension for Google Chrome or the Mozilla Firefox browser.

The Goodshop App adware is often offered during the installation process of third-party free software from legitimate free-download websites

Your antivirus software might detected Goodshop App, but experience shows that Goodshop App generally can be installed without your antivirus software picks up the Goodshop App adware as “dangerous”. Still, it remains advisable to pay attention to during the installation of free third-party software that you actually install on your computer.

Adware is basically installed by the computer user itself. When the installation process provides an option “Advanced”, “Decline” or “Custom” button, click it to see what is offered during the installation as many installation software offers adware to keep their software valuable for it’s developers.

Checkmarks for the installation of this adware or unwanted software are generally already checked by default and hidden. The best way to avoid installation of adware and potentially unwanted software is to be careful, and overview every installation-step when downloading free software.

Remove Goodshop App

Goodshop App

Goodshop App – Removal Guide (Menu)

It is recommended to follow all steps in this instruction to Remove Goodshop App and clean your computer.

arrow_rightStep 1 – Scan and Remove Goodshop App with AdwCleaner

arrow_rightStep 2 – Remove Goodshop App left-overs with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and Hitman PRO

arrow_rightOptional : Reset browser settings

warningIf you experience Goodshop App on Mac OSX from Apple, follow this guide to remove adware from Apple Mac OSX
(Safari, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox)

adwcleanerScan and Remove Goodshop App files with AdwCleaner

AdwCleaner is completely free-software for removing adware from your computer. This great piece of software is developed by Xplode and updated daily with new database signatures for the best adware detection available.

AdwCleaner runs safely on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8(.1) and Windows 10 in 32bit or 64bit. Follow our instruction to run a scan with AdwCleaner and scan your computer for Goodshop App adware and any other potentially unwanted software.

After the scan completes, its free of any charge to remove the found adware from your computer.

download Download AdwCleaner (Download will open in a New Window)

warningNotice: if you have problems downloading AdwCleaner, because of popups that keep opening when clicking a link.
Goto this url:

Open AdwCleaner.exe with right mouse click and Run as Administrator

adwcleaner run as administrator

Start scanning your computer for adware and any other unwanted programs by clicking the Scan button, hold on, please wait…

adwcleaner scan

When AdwCleaner is done scanning your computer, AdwCleaner will display a list of malicious items detected, please uncheck the items you do not want to remove that might be detected as malicious or unwanted.
If you have nothing to uncheck, continue to the removal process and clicking the Clean button.

adwcleaner clean

AdwCleaner will display information, read it and select OK button.

adwcleaner pups information

AdwCleaner is going to reboot your computer in order to remove the found adware from your computer. Click OK when you are ready to reboot your computer.


adwcleaner reboot computer

After a succesful reboot, the AdwCleaner log file will open. Review the items found and close the log file. Windows 8 and Windows 10 users should switch to desktop mode to view the log file.

Goto the next step to clean your computer from Goodshop App.

malwarebytesRemove Goodshop App files using MalwareBytes Anti-Malware Free

downloadDownload MalwareBytes Anti-Malware

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free’s industry-leading scanner detects and removes malware like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, spyware, and more. All you have to do is launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free and run a scan. It’s that simple. Or if you want even better protection, consider Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium and its instant real-time scanner that automatically prevents malware and websites from infecting your PC. Either way you’re crushing malware and foiling hackers

Install MalwareBytes Anti-Malware using the installation wizard.

MalwareBytes Anti-Malware needs no configs or specific settings, just install and you are ready to scan your computer for malware and free removal.

What is MalwareBytes Anti-Malware (video)

Malware scan with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware


Select “Scan Now” to perform a anti-malware scan and remove adware from your computer.

SurfRight - HitmanProRemove Goodshop App with Hitman Pro 

HitmanPRO is a second opinion scanner for Windows and free to scan and remove using multiple antivirus vendor engines. This is where the power from HitmanPRO comes from, it uses cloud based detection for the best detection available for malware.

downloadDownload HitmanPRO (free direct-download)

  • Run HitmanPro.exe

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove Goodshop App

  • Click Next button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove Goodshop App

  • Select checkbox “I accept the terms of the license agreement
  • Click Next button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove Goodshop App

  • Make sure checkbox “Yes, create a copy of HitmanPro” is checked.
  • Click Next button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove Goodshop App

  • Free scan is running, please wait. This malware scan might take a while.

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove Goodshop App

  • After the scan is complete, leave the found results as they are. Consider reviewing the items before continue.
  • Click Next button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove Goodshop App

  • Click “Activate free license“. This free license is valid for thirty days.

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove Goodshop App

  • Enter your e-mail address to complete the free registration.
  • Click Activate button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove Goodshop App

  • Your free license is activated successfuly!
  • Select OK button

SurfRight - HitmanPro - Remove Goodshop App

  • Review your results or save the log file with the “Save Log” link.
  • Save all your work, click Reboot button

Reset BrowserReset Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to default settings


Reset Internet Explorer browserReset Internet Explorer

Follow instructions

Note If you are running Windows 8.1 or Windows 8, start Internet Explorer from the desktop. Changing your settings will affect both Internet Explorer and Internet Explorer that you start from the desktop.

  1. Start Internet Explorer
  2. On the Tools menu, tap or click Internet options. If you don’t see the Tools menu, press Alt.
  3. In the Internet Options window, tap or click the Advanced tab
  4. Tap or click Reset. If you’re using Windows Internet Explorer 6, click Restore Default

Reset Google Chrome browserReset Google Chrome

  1. In the top-right corner of the browser window, click the Chrome menu Chrome menu
  2. Select Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Show advanced settings.
  4. Under the section “Reset settings,” click Reset settings.
  5. In the dialog that appears, click Reset. Note: When the “Help make Google Chrome better by reporting the current settings” checkbox is selected you are anonymously sending Google your Chrome settings. Reporting these settings allows Google to analyze trends and work to prevent future unwanted settings changes.

Settings that change

  • Default search engine and saved search engines will be reset and to their original defaults.
  • Homepage button will be hidden and the URL that you previously set will be removed.
  • Default startup tabs will be cleared. The browser will show a new tab when you startup or continue where you left off if you’re on a Chromebook.
  • New Tab page will be empty unless you have a version of Chrome with an extension that controls it. In that case your page may be preserved.
  • Pinned tabs will be unpinned.
  • Content settings will be cleared and reset to their installation defaults.
  • Cookies and site data will be cleared.
  • Extensions and themes will be disabled.


Reset Mozilla Firefox browserReset Mozilla Firefox

Note: When using the reset feature, your bookmarks, browsing history, open tabs, windows, passwords, cookies and web form auto-fill information will be saved. However, your extensions and themes will be removed and your preferences will be reset.
  1. Click the menu button and then click help .
  2. From the Help menu choose Troubleshooting Information.
    If you’re unable to access the Help menu, type about:support in your address bar to bring up the Troubleshooting Information page.
  3. Click the Reset Firefox… button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.
  4. To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.
  5. Firefox will close and be reset.
  6. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will open.
Author: Max

Hi, I am Max. I am a computer security researcher. Every day I blog about new adware threats as they are released. I am also active in various online communities to help people with their computer problems. Stay safe!

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