How to remove the ShprRprt.dll malware

Most antivirus programs classify ShoppingReport.dll as a harmful extension to Internet Explorer: such as not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Shopper.l or not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Shopper.k (detected by Kaspersky), and Adware.Hotbar or Trackware.SmartShopper (detected by Symantec). Add-ons like this can display ads, slow down your computer and cause various other errors. If you can't remember installing the associated ShprRprt.dll software, it's no surprise. In most cases, this kind of adware is installed on the side when you install a freeware product like a Youtube Downloader or a PDF Converter. In the following selection, you can read more about ShprRprt.dll and how to get rid of it.

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ShoppingReport.dll file information

The process known as ShprRprt.dll or Smrt-Shpr.dll belongs to software ShopperReports or Smart-Shopper by ShopperReports ( or SmartShopper Networks ( or SmartShopper Software Development.

Description: ShoppingReport.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. ShoppingReport.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,173,024 bytes (62% of all occurrences), 1,156,592 bytes and 8 more variants. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 100EB1FD-D03E-47FD-81F3-EE91287F9465 or 258C9770-1713-4021-8D7E-1F184A2BD754. The ShoppingReport.dll file is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. It is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. It is not a Windows core file. ShoppingReport.dll is a Verisign signed file. ShoppingReport.dll is certified by a trustworthy company. ShoppingReport.dll is able to connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 43% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If any problems with ShopperReports occur, you can also do the following:
  1) completely remove it (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)
  2) consult's Customer Service for advice.

Recommended: Identify ShoppingReport.dll related errors

Important: You should check the ShoppingReport.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If ShprRprt.dll has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

its either a malware that is either a add on to the enter net....but one thing is it hard to locate and deleted

Summary: Average user rating of ShoppingReport.dll: based on 1 vote with 2 user comments. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving ShoppingReport issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active ShoppingReport process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the ShoppingReport.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

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