Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Remove Rewardbrandsurvey.com Redirect from Chrome/Firefox/IE

Brief Introduction of Rewardbrandsurvey.com

Rewardbrandsurvey.com is classified a troublesome browser redirect which compromises all the popular web browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, etc. Similar to G.onlinerewardcenter.net, this questionable popup is actually fake survey designed by cyber hackers to increase web traffic and generate profit. To achieve its purpose, it will take advantage of the system vulnerability to collect computer users’ online traces like search keywords, favorites, bookmarks, browser history, etc.

Rewardbrandsurvey.com can sneak into your computer via free software downloads, P2P share files, online games apps, hacked/compromised websites, and so forth. After the infiltration, this annoying popup can redirect your browser to malicious domain and drop other threats to your computer. This popup can also add its related registries to the startup items to make itself automatically run every time your launch your computer. What’s more, it may lock your screen to drive you crazy.

Many computer users have tried to uninstall it from control panel or task manager, but it just keep coming back again and again to interfere with your browsing activities. Some computer users even cannot find it showed on the add/remove list. Why? It has disguised its related files deep down the system. The following passage will offer some effective methods to remove this fake survey popup. Please follow the guide to remove it.

Easy Guide to Remove Rewardbrandsurvey.com Redirect

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Method 1: Watch Relevant Removal Video for Help

Method 2: Manually Erase Rewardbrandsurvey.com from IE/FF/Chrome

Step 1: End suspicious process in Windows Task Manager.

Right click the blank Windows Taskbar and select Start Task Manager to open. If your IE is infected and stuck in Rewardbrandsurvey.com, you should end the main iexplorer.exe. FF and Chrome are respectively corresponding to firefox.exe and chrome.exe.

Step 2: Remove Bedidfbcif and ProPCCleaner from control panel.

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  1. Slide the mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of your screen.
  2. Click Settings on the Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove unwanted program.
Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove wanted program.
Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall unwanted program.

Step 3: Remove browser hijacker from your browser and restore changes.

Internet Explorer

1. Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then select Manage add-ons.

2. From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select suspicious toolbar and right click on the item and the click Disable.

3. On Search Providers, remove unwanted search provider from the list and enable the one you want.

4. Click the General tab and move to the Home Page. Overwrite/remove the Home Page URL and click OK.

5. Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then select Internet Option > advanced > reset

Mozilla Firefox

1. Click on the button at the top right corner to open Menu > Add-ons > Extensions

2. Find suspicious related add-ons and delete them.

3. Simultaneously tap Alt+T keys and select Options. Click the General tab and move to the Home Page. Overwrite/remove the Home Page URL and click OK.

4. Open Firefox, press Alt + H, and select Troubleshooting Information > reset

Google Chrome.

1. Click on the Customize icon(wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.

2. Find suspicious related add-ons and delete them

3. Move to Search and click Manage search engines…Click X on the URL of the search tool you want to remove. Click Done.

4. Select settings > advanced settings > reset

Step 4: Erase Rewardbrandsurvey.com from local disk.

Show hidden folder: start menu >> type 'folder options' and hit enter >> 'View' >> show hidden folder

Delete suspicious files from the folders below.

C:\Program Files\<random>

Step 5: Delete corrupted registry entries.

Press Win & R on your keyboard. Type 'regedit' and hit enter.

Click Edit > Find...


After finishing all these steps, you may have already get rid of this browser hijacker. Good luck to you.

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