RebateRobot is an adware program bundled and distributed with popular free programs and promoted as a plugin for rebates in online stores. If you installed a free program recently, then RebateRobot might start to display ads and deals in your web browser. It works in Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer that are most used browsers targeted by adware programs. RebateRobot is often deceptively installed with download clients used for bundling, and RebateRobot is just a one of adware programs installed this way.
If you want to remove RebateRobot adware and get rid of ads, then you need to remove RebateRobot application installed as a Windows program. Then you need to remove RebateRobot extension from your Chrome, RebateRobot add-on from your Firefox, and RebateRobot BHO (browser helper object from your Internet Explorer. The last thing is cleaning you browser cashe, removing temporary internet files, and restarting your web browsers. Just follow the guide below for RebateRobot adware removal, or use the offered removal tool that helps to remove RebateRobot and other malicious programs automatically.
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What is RebateRobot?
RebateRobot is an adware developed for making money out of users’ clicks. While it is not malicious and can show information about rebates, its main purpose is advertising and promotion ran in your web browser. Adware tracks your web browsing history and might cause problems related to your privacy and security of your computer system. Adware wastes your web traffic for running its activities. RebateRobot is often deceptively installed with free programs if you miss signs of adware present in download client or a setup wizard for a program that you donwload. RebateRobot is installed as a Windows program that manages adware and web browser RebateRobot extensions installed into Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This makes removing RebateRobot more slightly more complicated than removing other windows programs, but if it is bundled with other adware programs, then you can have a hard time. It is better to be careful while installing free programs since inspecting setup wizards for bundled programs takes less of your time than RebateRobot removal.
Protection against adware deceptive installation:
If you want to avoid installing programs like RebateRobot, then you need to be careful while installing free programs, or protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter that can trace your installations, warn you on all known threats to your security and privacy, and remove any threat found on your computer. Pay attention to check boxes placed in a setup wizard for a free program that you are installing. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.
RebateRobot Adware Removal Tool
For removing RebateRobot you need to uninstall all the RebateRobot components and all components that might support it and protect it against removal. You also need to remove other like programs that might be just as annoying and not safe to keep.
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Remove RebateRobot Ads Manually
For manual removal you need to uninstall all RebateRobot components. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs” utility (“Programs and Features” on Windows 7 and Vista) . You can start this Windows utility program by clicking a link in the Control Panel menu. Then you need to find and remove RebateRobot extensions from your web browsers and reset browser settings to defaults or to your proffered ones.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with antispyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstal RebateRobot adware program
- Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
- Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
- Scroll through the program list, highlight “RebateRobot” application, and click Remove. Look for other adware programs and uninstall them.
Remove RebateRobot Ads from Internet Explorer
Remove RebateRobot extensions from Internet Explorer Browsers
- Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
- Pick Manage add-ons.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “RebateRobot” extension.
- Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.
Remove RebateRobot Ads from Firefox
Remove RebateRobot add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
- Click it and select Add-ons.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar.
- Find “RebateRobot” add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove RebateRobot Ads from Chrome
Remove RebateRobot extensions for Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
- Choose Settings from the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
- Find and Disable/Delete all “RebateRobot” extension.
- Restart your browser.
Note: This manual removal procedure for RebateRobot is easy to follow. So, other malware and adware programs might be present on your computer, and you need other guides to remove them. RebateRobot Removal Tool makes it easy for you to detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove RebateRobot Adware Infection Completely
RebateRobot adware might come bundled with other adware programs. Some of ads might also be used by cyber criminals for installing malware and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal internet scams or stealing your money. After you remove RebateRobot you need to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and rescan your system with anti-spyware program like SpyHunter. This anti-malware software comes with a free scanners, and you can use scan results as a reference for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated one.
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