If you seeing that your browser has become open the annoying exclusive-rewards.0957.ws advertisements then it is a sign that your computer is infected with malicious software from the adware family. The adware is a form of unwanted software that can display a huge number of ads without a user’s permission. Moreover, it may redirect the web-browser on dangerous and misleading sites. Also, if you seeing that the Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge tries to load an unknown site, when you try to open a long-known web-page, then you do not need to wait! Press the stop button in browser’s address bar. You need as quickly as possible following the instructions below and clean your personal computer from adware that will remove the redirect to exclusive-rewards.0957.ws and annoying ads.
The adware usually affects only the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge by changing the browser’s settings or installing a malicious extensions (addons). Moreover, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The adware will perform a scan of the computer for browser shortcuts and modify them without your permission. When it infects the browser shortcuts, it will add the argument like ‘http://exclusive-rewards.0957.ws’ into Target property. So, each time you start the web-browser, you will see an annoying exclusive-rewards.0957.ws site.
While your PC is infected with the adware, the Chrome, Firefox, IE and MS Edge may be rerouted to exclusive-rewards.0957.ws annoying page. Of course, the adware may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may open a lot of annoying ads. These ads will be injected within the content of sites that are you opening in your internet browser. The ads can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The advertisements will appear on all sites, including web-sites where previously you have never seen any advertising. In this case, when you open any web site, you may see in your internet browser’s status bar the following messages: ‘Waiting for exclusive-rewards.0957.ws’, ‘Transferring data from exclusive-rewards.0957.ws’, ‘Looking up exclusive-rewards.0957.ws’, ‘Read exclusive-rewards.0957.ws’, ‘Connected to exclusive-rewards.0957.ws’.
So, obviously, you need to delete the ad supported software as soon as possible. Use the free step-by-step guide below. This guide will help you clean your computer and get rid of the exclusive-rewards.0957.ws annoying advertising.
How does exclusive-rewards.0957.ws advertisements get installed onto computer
How to manually remove exclusive-rewards.0957.ws
If you perform exactly the guide below you should be able to remove the exclusive-rewards.0957.ws . Read it once, after doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your web-browser or reboot your PC system.
- Get rid of suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of exclusive-rewards.0957.ws redirect
- Remove exclusive-rewards.0957.ws ads from Chrome
- Remove exclusive-rewards.0957.ws ads from FF
- Get rid of exclusive-rewards.0957.ws from Internet Explorer
Get rid of suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
Press Windows key , then click Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then click “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown below.
Click “Uninstall a program” It will open a list of all programs. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any suspicious and unknown programs.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of exclusive-rewards.0957.ws redirect
Now you need to clean up the web-browser shortcuts. Check that the shortcut referring to the right exe-file of the browser, and not on any unknown file. Right click to a desktop shortcut for your browser. Choose the “Properties” option.
It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The adware can replace it. If you are seeing something like “…exe http://exclusive-rewards.0957.ws” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the internet browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
Look at the example on the screen below. Once is done, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for browser shortcuts which redirects to an unwanted web sites. When you have completed, go to next step.
Remove exclusive-rewards.0957.ws ads from Chrome
Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click to Settings option. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Show advanced settings” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as shown below and click on the Reset settings button. Confirm your action, click on the Reset button.
Remove exclusive-rewards.0957.ws ads from FF
Open the Firefox menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It opens the drop-down menu. Click on the Help button (). In the Help menu click on the “Troubleshooting Information”. In the upper-right corner of the “Troubleshooting Information” page click on “Refresh Firefox” button. Confirm your action. Click on the “Refresh Firefox”.
Get rid of exclusive-rewards.0957.ws from Internet Explorer
To remove the exclusive-rewards.0957.ws ads you need to reset the Internet Explorer’s settings to the state, they were when the Windows OS was first installed on your PC.
Launch the Microsoft Internet Explorer. Open the Tools menu (click ‘gear’ icon ). It opens the drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then click the “Internet Options”. In the “Internet Options” dialog screen, you need to click on the “Advanced” tab, then press the “Reset” button. The IE will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” dialog box. Click on the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next press the “Reset” button. Once the task is done, click “Close” button, then close the Internet Explorer. Restart your PC for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to back your browser’s settings to default state and disable ad-supported browser’s extensions.
Remove exclusive-rewards.0957.ws advertising with MalwareBytes Anti-malware
Remove exclusive-rewards.0957.ws ads manually is difficult and often the adware is not completely removed. Therefore, we recommend you to use the MalwareBytes Anti-malware Free that are completely clean your computer. The MalwareBytes Anti-malware is a reputable malware removal software. It can automatically detect and remove the ad supported software of the your system. Moreover, this free software will help you to remove browser hijackers, malware and toolbars that your computer may be infected too. You can follow these simple steps below to eliminate the exclusive-rewards.0957.ws unwanted ads completely.
Download MalwareBytes Anti-malware (MBAM) from the link below.
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Once downloaded, close all programs and windows on your computer. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that named mbam-setup like below.
When the installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install MalwareBytes Anti-malware on your PC.
Once installation is complete, you will see window similar to the one below.
Now click on the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your PC for the adware which causes the redirect to exclusive-rewards.0957.ws web-page. This procedure can take some time, so please be patient.
When the scan is finished, make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Remove Selected” button. The MalwareBytes Anti-malware will start to remove the adware related files, folders, registry keys. Once disinfection is completed, you may be prompted to Restart.
How to block exclusive-rewards.0957.ws
To increase your security and protect your system against new unwanted ads and malicious web-pages, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous ads and sites. Moreover, the software can block the open of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of web pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program using the following link.
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- After the download is complete, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is finished, click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial that will help you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your system, AdGuard will start automatically and block pop-up ads, exclusive-rewards.0957.ws redirects, as well as other malicious or misleading sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
Remove exclusive-rewards.0957.ws ads and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes Anti-malware cannot remove the annoying exclusive-rewards.0957.ws advertisements within the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs, toolbars. Also you can ask for help our Myantispyware team below.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
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Once finished, open a directory in which you saved it. You will see a icon like below.
Double click the AdwCleaner desktop icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen like below.
Press “Start” button to perform a system scan for malicious extensions and the adware which displays the advertising from exclusive-rewards.0957.ws site. Once AdwCleaner has finished, it will open a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Cleaning” button. It will display a prompt.
Click “OK”. When the cleaning process is finished, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your PC system.
When your system is started, you will see an AdwCleaner log.
How to ask for help the Myantispyware team
If you are seeking a help for exclusive-rewards.0957.ws advertising removal then follow these steps.
- Download HijackThis from the link below and save it to your Desktop. HijackThis download
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- Double-click on the HijackThis icon, and click the button labeled “Do a system scan only”.
- Once the scan is complete, the scan button will read “Save log”, click it. Save this log to your desktop
- Copy and paste the contents of the HijackThis log into your post. If you are posting for the first time, please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately.
- Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the redirect to the annoying exclusive-rewards.0957.ws advertising.
Create a Myantispyware account here. Once you’ve registered, check your e-mail for a confirmation link, and confirm your account. After that, login.