Easily Remove Visitor-rewards.net From Your Computer

By | February 28, 2015

Information about Visitor-rewards.net

Visitor-rewards.net is a phishing site which can be classified as an adware. This adware is mainly designed as an ads-supported platform by the cyber criminals to make profits. After Visitor-rewards.net gets into your computer, it will change the browser setting and take over the browser. When the browser is opened, you will be redirected to Visitor-rewards.net automatically.

The message on Visitor-rewards.net says:

Dear visitor, Congratulations! We have randomly selected you to participate in a 30 second survey about [website]. At the end of the survey we have exclusive rewards waiting for you. Complete this survey to find out the hottest products no one know about yet- they are all worth more than $200!”

visitor-rewards.net screenshot

However, by following its steps to finish a survey, you will be asked to enter your personal information, such as phone number, email address, etc. However, you should not trust it, your personal information will be collected and send to the hackers to make profits. Moreover, it will ask you to pay money to be subscription, so that you can get the latest news and gain more chance to get the prize.

You should not believe in it the Visitor-rewards.net survey, or you will lose money for nothing. It is suggested to remove Visitor-rewards.net as soon as possible. By the way, Visitor-rewards.net adware may be spread via free downloads from the internet, you should pay attention to the custom installation when install any programs.

Two effective methods to remove Visitor-rewards.net permanently from your computer system

1. Remove Visitor-rewards.net manually.

2. Remove Visitor-rewards.net by using SpyHunter anti-malware.

 

Detail instruction:

Method one: Manually remove Visitor-rewards.net

Step 1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop related processes in the Windows Task Manager.

Step 2. Remove add-ons:

Internet Explorer

1) Go to ‘Tools’ → ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ → choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ → ‘Internet Options’, select ‘General tab’ and click ‘Use default’ button or enter your own website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save the changes.

Google Chrome

1) Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon, select ‘Settings’;
2) Choose ‘Basic Options’.
3) Change Google Chrome’s homepage to google.com or any other and click the ‘Manage search engines…’ button;
4) Select ‘Google’ from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Results’ from the list remove it by clicking the “X” mark.

Mozilla Firefox

1) Click on the magnifier’s icon and select ‘Manage Search Engines….’;
2) Choose ‘Search Results’ from the list and click ‘Remove’ and OK to save changes;
3) Go to ‘Tools’ → ‘Options’. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under the ‘General tab’;

Step 3. Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files.

(1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.

(2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

(3). Clean all the malicious files about this infection as below.

%AllUsersProfile%\{random.exe\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe
%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe
%Temp%\random.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

Step 4. Delete related malicious registry entries.

Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )

Delete all the vicious registries as below:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\<random>Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wpm
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Default_Page_URL" = 
"http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"

 

Method two: Automatically get rid of Visitor-rewards.net with Spyhunter

SpyHunter is a powerful, real-time anti-spyware application that designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats like worms, Trojans, rootkits, rogues, dialers, spyware,etc. To keep SpyHunter Anti-malware on your computer is an important way to protect your computer in a good condition. Please find the instruction as follow.

Step one: Click the icon to download SpyHunter removal tool

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Step two: Install Spyhunter.

Open spyh File sph-setup-win7 spyhunter installed

Step three: After the installation, run SpyHunter and click “Malware Scan” button to have a full or quick scan on your PC.

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Step four: Select the detected malicious files after your scanning and click “Remove” button to clean up all viruses.

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Speed up and optimize your computer with RegCure Pro

RegCure Pro thoroughly cleans away system errors that cause freezing, crashes, slowness and general poor PC performance. It restores speed and performance. RegCure Pro gets rid of temporary items, junk files and other clutter that slow you down. It also deletes privacy files that contain confidential data. This advanced program cleans your PC in many ways.

Step 1.Download RegCure Pro by clicking the Link: Click Here

download RegCure Pro

Step 2. Run the file of RegCure Pro.

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Step 3. Follow the Setup Wizard and install the RegCure Pro on your desktop:

RegCure Pro 2

RegCure Pro icon

Step 4 . Run a scan and fix any detected problems.

RegCure Pro 3

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Note: Manually removal is not an easy job. It is a complex and tough task only suggested to advanced computer users. If you cannot solve the problem with manual guide, you are highly recommended to download Spyhunter antivirus software here to remove Visitor-rewards.net and other threats from your system once for all. And Download RegCure Pro to help you clean up unneeded registry entries and optimize your computer.

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