Easy Way to Get Rid of/Remove RebateBlast Popups Completely

Posted by Britt Duncan - March 18, 2014

Keep receiving pop-up windows from RebateBlast malware after you install free version of music players, image editors or word processor? How do you let this unwanted program in at the first place? Read the tutorial here to get more details about this malware and learn how to take preventive actions to prevent its invasion.

A Overview of RebateBlast Popups

RebateBlast popups are deceptive messages that are appearing on the screen after your operating system is infected with some unwanted adware programs. When you surf the Internet with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla FireFox, you can notice all these popups on random part of browser. A multitude of RebateBlast adverting messages appear unexpectedly because the original browser settings, like homepage, search engine and proxy, have been changed without your consent.

RebateBlast Popups may contain various discounts and coupons of inferior products to you. Inexperienced users may click on them recklessly and build up traffic for the malware sponsored websites. Furthermore, cyber criminals may also link some malware infested websites to the redirected popups. In that case, you may be at the risk of catching more and more risky PC infections, like Trojans, spyware, browser hijackers and so forth.

Usually, malware designers take advantage of free applications and junk email attachments to deliver RebateBlast popups to your computer. In other words, it is not suggested to obtain cost-free applications from low-credit resources or recklessly open emails from unidentified senders. In case that you have noticed RebateBlast popups on the browser persistently, please refer to the manual removal guide in the following to get it out.

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Symptoms of RebateBlast Adware Infection :

1) Tons of advertising Popups take over your computer screen;
2) Plenty of coupons and discounts are shown at the random part of browser;
3) Harmful add-ons, plug-ins and other extensions are seen on the browser;
4) All infected browser break down from time to time;
5) It takes more time to open a page and sometimes you may lose network connection;
6) More and more strange processes are running shortly after Windows boot-up;
7) Accounts on social networking sites have abnormal activities .

Instruction on Removing RebateBlast Malware

According to our research, we found that RebateBlast adware often gets installed together with other programs. And RebateBlast adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing RebateBlast virus.

Windows xp/vista/7:
Step One: Uninstall Quiknowledge adware.

1. Go to Control Panel from Start menu.
2. Choose Uninstall a program or Add/Change programs.

3. Select Quiknowledge adware and click on Uninstall or Uninstall/Change button.

Step Two: Show hidden files.

1. Go to Control Panel, and choose Folder Options.

2. In View tab, scroll dawn and choose show hidden files, folders and drives. Click OK.

3. Look for corrupted files outlined below and delete them all:

%CommonAppData%\.exe
C:\Windows\Temp\.exe
%temp%\.exe
C:\Program Files\

Step Three: Remove registry entries.

1. Open Start menu and find Run in Windows XP. Type regedit and tap Enter. In Windows vista/7, click Start and type regedit in search field.

2. At opening Registry Editor, search for and delete key and values related to Quiknowledge adware.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\Main”StartPage”= “http://www..com/?type=hp&ts=&from=tugs&uid=
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search “CustomizeSearch” = “http://www..com/web/?type=ds&ts=&from=tugs&uid=&q={searchTerms}”

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall Quiknowledge adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

2. Enter Programs and Features in the address bar and select Quiknowledge from program list.

3. Click Uninstall button and then follow uninstall wizard.

Step Two: Show Hidden Files.

1. Choose Windows Explorer from Start screen.

2. Navigate to File tab, tick both Hidden items and File name extensions.

3. Look for corrupted files outlined below and delete them all:

%AppData%\.exe
%CommonAppData%\.exe
C:\Windows\Temp\.exe
%temp%\.exe

Step Three: Remove Registry Entries.

1. Type regedit in the search field.

2. Search for and delete harmful key and values generated by Quiknowledge adware.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\TabbedBrowsing “NewTabPageShow” = “1″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Start Page” = ”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wpm

Quiknowledge Adware Removal Video:

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