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Relosoun.com. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Lucia Danes - - | Type: Adware

Relosoun is an unreliable domain used to mislead users into thinking that the scams it represents are real offers

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Relosoun.com is an adware which redirects to less than reliable sites.

Relosoun is a scam page which has been promoted with the help of adware-type programs. It is designed to deliver scams, misleading surveys and similar content on each of web browsers on the affected computer. As you can see, Relosoun.com has already been involved to Amazon-themed scams, including Congratulations Amazon user, Amazon membership rewards, etc. Beware that these scams are used to lead users to less than reliable pages seeking to swindle their personal information. Experts also classify such applications as potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) as they secretly enter the computer and perform browser alterations. Unfortunately, ad-supported programs increase the risk of malware infections and can redirect to scam and phishing websites.

Name Relosoun
Type Adware
Danger level Medium. No essential system changes
Symptoms Users encounter numerous redirects to questionable sites and receive intrusive ads while browsing
Distribution technique Software bundling
Elimination Use a robust security tool to uninstall Relosoun.com and scan the system with Reimage to fix PUP damage

Users who do not pay attention during the installation of freeware might unconsciously install Relosoun.com adware as well. Once it settles, this PUPs modifies specific browser settings to access information about its users. As a result, this ad-supported program collects various non-personally identifiable data. 

The gathered information is exploited to learn more about adware users and target them with customized Relosoun.com ads and redirects. In other terms, developers of the PUP aim to attack as much traffic as possible to the affiliate sites and increase pay-per-click[1] revenue. 

Unfortunately, none of the contrivers actually monitor the content they promote and check where Relosoun.com redirect virus leads people. Therefore, some ads might appear in one of the following forms and trigger an automatic installation of malware[2]:

  • in-text;
  • pop-up;
  • banner;

We strongly advise you to not only refrain from clicking suspicious ads but also perform Relosoun.com removal right away. Since adware is hard to identify, the easiest way is to run a full system scan with a reputable security tool. Otherwise, you can find manual elimination instructions below.

Finally, experts suggest installing Reimage after you remove Relosoun virus. This tool is designed to optimize the system, fix virus damage and help avoid most common Windows errors. Thus, it could significantly improve your computer's performance in the long-run.

Learn how to unpack software bundles and avoid PUPs

Developers pack adware programs and freeware together. As a result, users download both applications unconsciously and infiltrate ad-supported programs on their systems. Luckily, there are several simple steps to take in order to avoid potentially unwanted programs (PUPs).

The first step is to change Quick/Recommended settings to Custom/Advanced ones. This way you will see additional components which are included in the software bundle. Once you find them, make sure that you opt out all pre-selected boxes that allow installing adware. 

Another step is to stay away from commercial content online. This includes advertisements, surveys, suspicious pages, and email spam emails. Researchers[3] note that adware programs can also infiltrate via malicious ads once the user clicks on them. Thus, take precautionary measures. 

Uninstall Relosoun.com redirect virus

You have two options to remove Relosoun.com — manual or automatic elimination. The fastest way to complete the uninstall is to run an entire system scan with a reliable malware removal tool. You can either use one from the list below or choose another antivirus. 

If you decide to complete Relosoun.com removal manually, check the instructions below. They are designed to guide you through the elimination procedure and show how to reset affected browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer and others.

You can remove virus damage automatically with a help of one of these programs: Reimage, Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner, Plumbytes Anti-MalwareMalwarebytes Malwarebytes. We recommend these applications because they detect potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.

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To remove Relosoun.com, follow these steps:

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Delete Relosoun.com from Windows systems

If you want to avoid annoying redirects, delete all unknown applications from Windows.

  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 Relosoun.com and related programs
    Here, look for Relosoun.com 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'
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Eliminate Relosoun.com 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 Relosoun.com 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'
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Uninstall Relosoun.com 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 Relosoun.com 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 Relosoun.com removal. Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again
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Erase Relosoun.com 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, Relosoun.com should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

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Remove Relosoun.com from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

Fix Mozilla by uninstalling unreliable extensions, add-ons, and plug-ins.

  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 Relosoun.com 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 Relosoun.com removal. Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times
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Get rid of Relosoun.com from Google Chrome

Follow the instructions below to fix Chrome browser:

  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 Relosoun.com 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 Relosoun.com removal. Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal
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Delete Relosoun.com 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 Relosoun.com 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 Relosoun.com removal process. Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

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Lucia Danes - Virus researcher

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