RevenueHits is annoying program, which shows commercial notifications for its users and collects pay-per-click revenue. In fact, it should be called an advertising platform, which infiltrates computers in a bundle with other programs, modifies their settings and then begins its activity. If Revenue Hits infiltrated your machine, you shouldn't be surprised when you start receiving various advertisements and commercial notifications. Besides, you may also notice underlined words that all promote unknown websites, services and goods. No matter that this program can't be called a virus, beware that its notifications may redirect you to insecure websites that spread malware. If you want to get rid of its ads, you should uninstall it. For that, you should use a guide, which is given at the end of this post.
HOW CAN RevenueHits INFILTRATE MY PC?
Just like any other adware, RevenueHits is distributed in a bundle with freeware and shareware. Many Internet users agree to install such programs on their computers because they don't pay enough attention to the installation process of the freeware. Please, be very careful when downloading PDF creators, download managers and similar software on your machine. You should always check the list of 'free additions' and uncheck the checkbox, which agrees to download this program if you want to prevent RevenueHits installation. The clearest sign that you already downloaded this program on your machine, is its commercial pop-up ads. For avoiding them, we recommend unisntalling this freeware. Note that you may also need to uninstall this program, which downloaded Revenue Hits on your computer.
HOW TO REMOVE REVENUEHITS ADS?
If you see continuous pop-up ads from RevenueHits, this program, not websites, is showing them for you. No matter that it can't be said that you are infected, you need to uninstall this porgram because it won't stop showing its ads for you. First of all, we recommend scanning computer with updated anti-spyware. For that, you can use Malwarebytes MalwarebytesCombo Cleaner, Reimage or Plumbytes Anti-MalwareMalwarebytes Malwarebytes. As soon as you remove malicious entries from the system, look for this program on Add/Remove Programs list. For that:
- Click Start -> Control Panel -> Programs (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Uninstall a Program.
- Here, look for RevenueHits, Softonic toolbar for IE and Chrome and similar entries and select 'Uninstall/Change'.
- Click OK to save the changes.
TIP: Uninstall these programs as well to get rid of RevenueHits for good: LyricsSay-1, LyricXeeker, HD-Plus, Browse2Save, WebCake 3.00, DownloadTerms 1.0, LyricsBuddy-1, SuperLyrics-1, ElectroLyrics-1, a2zLyrics-1, SimpleLyrics.
After that, fix each of your browsers with a help of these steps:
- Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ -> ”Manage Add-ons’ -> ‘Toolbars and Extensions’ and uninstall RevenueHits, Softonic toolbar for IE and Chrome LyricsSay-1, LyricXeeker, HD-Plus, GetLyrics, LyricsMonkey-1, Browse2Save, TubeSing-3, WebCake and any other unknown extension.
- Click ''Tools' -> 'Manage addons' -> ‘Search Providers’ and choose the search engine you used before.
- Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Add-ons’ -> ‘Extensions’; find RevenueHits, LyricsSay-1, LyricXeeker, HD-Plus, GetLyrics, LyricsMonkey-1, Browse2Save, TubeSing-3, WebCake and other entries that are unknown for you, and click ‘Uninstall’.
- Go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Options’ and reset the startup homepage to google.com, yahoo.com or similar search page.
- Click the Chrome menu button, select 'Tools' -> 'Extensions', find RevenueHits, Softonic toolbar for IE and Chrome, LyricsSay-1, LyricXeeker, HD-Plus, GetLyrics, LyricsMonkey-1, Browse2Save, TubeSing-3, WebCake and other unknown extensions, and remove them by clicking Recycle bin.
- Now click 'Settings' -> 'Manage search engines' and change your default search engine