How to Remove a Smart Shopper Toolbar

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If you're an avid online shopper, you may have installed the SmartShopper Community Toolbar to help you save a few bucks. This browser add-on automatically detects products on shopping websites, and then shows you a list of the lowest prices available online. The SmartShopper toolbar isn't a virus, but it may track your browsing habits and annoy you with a steady stream of targeted advertisements. If you're done with this add-on, remove it from your browser and computer.

1 Remove SmartShopper from Firefox

2 Launch the Firefox browser

Launch the Firefox browser, then click the "Firefox" button at the top of the window. If you don't see this button, click "Tools" instead.

3 Click Add ons

Click "Add-ons" and select "Extensions."

4 Click Disable next

Click "Disable" next to SmartShopper to turn it off temporarily, or click "Remove" to delete the toolbar.

5 Remove ShartShopper from Internet Explorer

6 Go to the Windows Start screen

Go to the Windows Start screen. Right-click the bottom-left corner of the screen.

7 Click Control Panel .''

Click "Control Panel." In the Control Panel window, select "Uninstall a Program."

8 Click Uninstall next to the SmartShopper toolbar

Click "Uninstall" next to the SmartShopper toolbar. If you have Internet Explorer open, close and restart it.

9 Remove SmartShopper from Chrome

10 Open the Chrome browser

Open the Chrome browser and click the "Menu" button.

11 Click Settings

Click "Settings," then select "Extensions."

12 Click the Remove from Chrome trash can icon Remove from Chrome trash

Click the "Remove from Chrome" trash can icon next to the SmartShopper toolbar. Alternatively, if you just want to turn the add-on off temporarily, uncheck the box next to "Enabled."

  • If you have trouble removing the SmartShopper toolbar, download the latest install file from the SmartShopper website (link in Resources) and reinstall the toolbar. Restart your computer, then try to uninstall the toolbar again.

Melissa King began writing in 2001. She spent three years writing for her local newspaper, "The Colt," writing editorials, news stories, product reviews and entertainment pieces. She is also the owner and operator of Howbert Freelance Writing. King holds an Associate of Arts in communications from Tarrant County College.