Shopping Sidekick Browser Plugin Adware

If you are asked to download and install "Shopping Sidekick", please do not. The maker claims that "Shopping Sidekick" is a browser plugin/add-in that allows users to view a list of coupons for the website they are browsing instantly. But, hundreds of persons have contacted me asking how to remove this browser plugin/add-on. This browser plug-in/add-on is an adware and is sometimes very difficult to remove from your computer after you have installed it.

Shopping Sidekick Browser Plugin Adware
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"Shopping Sidekick" is classified as an adware that will slow down your computer by installing plug-ins and add-ins in your web browser that will display annoying advertisements while you surf the internet.

Their website is located at shopping-sidekick.com.

The name of the installer program is Excellent-coupons.exe.

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The maker of "Shopping Sidekick" has a web page located at http://shopping-sidekick.com/uninstall.php, with instructions for manually uninstalling "Shopping Sidekick".

But, if their instructions do not work, please try the following:

Try downloading and using Spybot. Click the following link to download and install http://www.safer-networking.org/mirrors/

If the above does not work, try Adwcleaner. Click here for instructions .

If you are unable to remove it with the above softwares, try removing the files manually.
Click the following link for instructions: http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?t=67080

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