Superfish Window Shopper

Superfish Window Shopper Description

Superfish Window Shopper is an potentially unwanted program that will display its own advertisements on Wallmart, eBay, Best Buy, and other websites usually visited by Internet users. These advertisements will be shown as boxes that include numerous coupons that are available or as underlined keywords, which when clicked will illustrate an advertisement that claims it is brought to the computer user by Superfish Window Shopper. Superfish Window Shopper is an add-on for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer, that is usually installed when the PC user installs other free software products. When the PC user installs these free software products, he/she will also install Superfish Window Shopper. Some of the applications that are known to come bundled with Superfish Window Shopper involve Yontoo, FBPhotoZoom, and 1ClickDownload. Once Superfish Window Shopper is installed, it will illustrate an icon 'See Similar' next to product images on various shopping websites. Superfish Window Shopper may also deliver coupons, deals, and/or other services on related product websites. Sometimes, by clicking on a delivered offer, the computer user will be diverted to the partner's, otherwise known as advertiser's, website via affiliate cookies.

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Technical Information

File System Details

Superfish Window Shopper creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES%\WindowShopper\Superfish.dll 227,272 b857ab11b991f4bd170d213b7daa330a 149
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\Superfish\Window Shopper\WindowShopper.dll 307,104 22313e0fad3a156008fe7fcbc47a05f2 92
3 %PROGRAMFILES%\Superfish\Window Shopper\SuperfishIEAddon.dll 285,896 1f6844f5fc65f3ed62adead6a7504258 16
4 superfish.exe 852,672 a8095f9fcf3934ddece6fec27d4e8eee 0
5 %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\WindowShopper N/A
6 %ProgramFiles%\SimilarProducts N/A
7 %ProgramFiles(x86)%\SimilarProducts N/A
8 %ProgramFiles(x86)%\WindowShopper N/A
9 %USERPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\SimilarProducts N/A
10 chrome-extension_npggpidhikddlecjmgfbohpnhaifchki_0.localstorage N/A
11 chrome-extension_npggpidhikddlecjmgfbohpnhaifchki_0.localstorage-journal N/A
12 http_www.superfish.com_0.localstorage N/A
13 http_www.superfish.com_0.localstorage-journal N/A
14 https_www.superfish.com_0.localstorage N/A
15 https_www.superfish.com_0.localstorage-journal N/A
More files

Registry Details

Superfish Window Shopper creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {74F475FA-6C75-43BD-AAB9-ECDA6184F600}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{74F475FA-6C75-43BD-AAB9-ECDA6184F600}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}

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