Title: RivalGaming.com
Also known as: Google Redirect Virus

Remove RivalGaming.com
Removal instructions

Severity scale:RivalGaming.com severity is 68  (68 / 100)

RivalGaming.com is a website that offers free online flash games. It has several categories - Action, Adventure, Puzzle and other. However, the premium games section requires installation of Rival Gaming software.

Why is RivalGaming.com malicious?

People search a lot for information on how to remove Rival Gaming popups or Rival gaming spyware as some of its activity looks like it is a malware. 2-spyware.com researchers think, that RivalGaming.com itself isn’t malicious, however, it’s abused by cybercriminals. Various browser hijack parasites, which genuinely called Google Redirect Virus redirects traffic from major search engines, including Google, to different websites, like RivalGaming.com. Cybercriminals earn money from every redirect they manage to make, so they’re interested to make as many as they can. Sometimes the redirect doesn’t even match the search query.

How to remove RivalGaming.com virus?

As we already told, RivalGaming.com isn’t malicious. But the browser hijack which redirects search queries to RivalGaming.com is very malicious. Removing it manually might be hard, because you need to know more about the system, than an average user. We recommend using automatic removal tools to remove RivalGaming.com completely. A good choice would be SpyHunterSTOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware. For more information, read this topic: “What to do when Google/Yahoo/Bing results are redirecting?”

Automatic RivalGaming.com removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall RivalGaming.com. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

If you failed to remove RivalGaming.com using SpyHunter, submit question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
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We are testing STOPzilla's efficiency at removing RivalGaming.com (2012-06-13 07:30:25)
Malwarebytes Anti Malware
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XoftSpySE Anti Spyware
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Defender Pro Ultimate
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We are testing Defender Pro Ultimate's efficiency at removing RivalGaming.com (2012-06-13 07:30:25)

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RivalGaming.com snapshot:
RivalGaming.com snapshot

RivalGaming.com manual removal:

Unregister DLLs:
rival gaming.dll

Geolocation of RivalGaming.com:

This map reveals the prevalence of RivalGaming.com. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States, Australia, Canada and United Kingdom.

QR code for RivalGaming.com removal instructions:

RivalGaming.com qrcode
QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like RivalGaming.com are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall RivalGaming.com right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

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Information added: 2013-09-24 06:59:35
Information updated: 2013-09-24 06:59:35

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