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Remove ”Google Rewards Centre” ads (Improved Instructions)

removal by Julie Splinters - - | Type: Adware

Are “Google Rewards Centre” notifications real?

If the Internet takes a significant part of your daily life, you are aware that there are tons of cyber deceptions like ”Google Rewards Centre” virus. This is none other than adware which displays fake messages trying to persuade you of prizes which await you. Crooks expect that users believe in the credibility of any content which is labeled under Google logo. However, keep in mind that it is common scam strategy. Therefore, start ”Google Rewards Centre” removal right away. You should not delay the process because the adware might start gathering not only non-personal information but personal data as well. There is a possibility that unknown and suspicious users and online companies will acquire such data. If this scenario does not raise pleasant thoughts, remove Google Rewards Centre malware.

Questions about ”Google Rewards Centre” ads

The idea of winning a lottery seems to be still lively and prevalent in modern users. Thus, who would refuse the offers to get a new iPhone or a laptop for free? The adware uses the same bait to persuade you to answer several ridiculously easy questions to receive the award. Once you do it, you are required to provide a phone number or an email address. After you do it, expect Google Rewards Centre ads to cram not only your Inbox but the computer screen as well. Moreover, the commercial offers become highly annoying and intrusive over a while as digital voice nags you with suggestions to complete surveys and win prizes.

The screenshot of Google Rewards Center ads

However, more severe consequences lie behind this behavior. The appearing pop-ups tend to facilitate Google Rewards Centre redirect. Likewise, you might spot additional redirect tabs opening alongside your primary tab, or you might be misguided to an unknown web page instead if your expected destination. Keep in mind that these websites might contain unpleasant and highly destructive “surprises” – viruses. Thus, for the safety of the operating system, remove the adware. Reimage Reimage Cleaner Intego speeds up the elimination procedure.

How does the adware manage to occupy the device?

If you tend to install new applications quickly, it is not surprising that a PUP settled on the computer. You have enabled “Google Rewards Centre” hijack when you hit the “Install” button after choosing the “Recommended” settings. Unfortunately, this is dominant vice among the majority of Internet users. Therefore, this distribution of adware continues to be profitable. To avoid committing the same mistake again, we would like to advise a different way of installing new programs. First of all, upon initializing the installation guide, make sure you opt for “Custom” settings. Afterward, unmark all optional add-ons which often to happen adware and browser hijackers.

“Google Rewards Centre” adware removal guidelines

It is not difficult to remove Google Rewards Centre virus if you opt for automatic elimination. For that purpose, an anti-spyware application comes in handy. Check whether it is updated and run the scan. Usually, the elimination takes a moment. You can be sure that the adware is completely eliminated. In addition, you might check manual “Google Rewards Centre” removal guidelines. Carefully implement each step not to miss any important detail. Next time you download a program, check its publisher and read user reviews.

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To remove ”Google Rewards Centre” ads, follow these steps:

Uninstall ”Google Rewards Centre” from Windows systems

  1. Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs). Click 'Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features' (if you are 'Windows XP' user, click on 'Add/Remove Programs').
  2. If you are Windows 10 / Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program. If you are 'Windows 10 / Windows 8' user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once 'Quick Access Menu' shows up, select 'Control Panel' and 'Uninstall a Program'.
  3. Uninstall ”Google Rewards Centre” and related programs
    Here, look for ”Google Rewards Centre” or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  4. Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes. Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'

Eliminate ”Google Rewards Centre” from Mac OS X system

  1. If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications. Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'
  2. Wait until you see Applications folder and look for ”Google Rewards Centre” or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash. Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'

Remove ”Google Rewards Centre” from Internet Explorer (IE)

  1. Remove dangerous add-ons
    Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons. Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  2. You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for ”Google Rewards Centre” and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable: Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable'
  3. Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
    Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  4. Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes. Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes
  5. Reset Internet Explorer
    Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  6. Here, select Reset.
  7. When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete ”Google Rewards Centre” removal. Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again

Get rid of ”Google Rewards Centre” ads from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge settings (Method 1):

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge app and click More (three dots at the top right corner of the screen).
  2. Click Settings to open more options.
  3. Once Settings window shows up, click Choose what to clear button under Clear browsing data option. Go to Settings and select 'Choose what to clear'
  4. Here, select all what you want to remove and click Clear. Select 'Clear' button
  5. Now you should right-click on the Start button (Windows logo). Here, select Task Manager. Open the start menu and select 'Task Manager'
  6. When in Processes tab, search for Microsoft Edge.
  7. Right-click on it and choose Go to details option. If can’t see Go to details option, click More details and repeat previous steps. Right-click 'Microsoft Edge' and select 'Go to details' Select 'More details' if 'Go to details' option fails to show up
  8. When Details tab shows up, find every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Right click on each of them and select End Task to end these entries. Find Microsoft Edge entries and select 'End Task'

Resetting Microsoft Edge browser (Method 2):

If Method 1 failed to help you, you need to use an advanced Edge reset method.

  1. Note: you need to backup your data before using this method.
  2. Find this folder on your computer: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  3. Select every entry which is saved on it and right click with your mouse. Then Delete option. Go to Microsoft Edge folder on your computer, right-click every entry and click 'Delete'
  4. Click the Start button (Windows logo) and type in window power in Search my stuff line.
  5. Right-click the Windows PowerShell entry and choose Run as administrator. Find Windows PowerShell, right-click it and select 'Run as administrator'
  6. Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell window shows up, paste this command line after PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and press Enter:
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose}
    Copy and paste a required command and press 'Enter'

Once these steps are finished, ”Google Rewards Centre” should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

Delete ”Google Rewards Centre” from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

  1. Remove dangerous extensions
    Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions. Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  2. Here, select ”Google Rewards Centre” and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries. Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them
  3. Reset Mozilla Firefox
    Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information. Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  4. Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete ”Google Rewards Centre” removal. Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times

Erase ”Google Rewards Centre” from Google Chrome

  1. Delete malicious plugins
    Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions. Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  2. Here, select ”Google Rewards Centre” and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries. Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon
  3. Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section. When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  4. When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name. Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs
  5. Reset Google Chrome
    Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  6. Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings. When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  7. Click Reset to confirm this action and complete ”Google Rewards Centre” removal. Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal

Uninstall ”Google Rewards Centre” from Safari

  1. Remove dangerous extensions
    Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences. Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  2. Here, select Extensions and look for ”Google Rewards Centre” or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them. Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons
  3. Reset Safari
    Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari.... Click on 'Safari' and select 'Reset Safari...'
  4. Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete ”Google Rewards Centre” removal process. Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

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Julie Splinters
Julie Splinters - Malware removal specialist

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  1. michell says:
    September 26th, 2016 at 8:51 am

    Pure hoax. That is all I can say.

  2. carolineRoko says:
    September 26th, 2016 at 8:53 am

    I thought for a second that I really gonna get a prize.

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