The newphonereward.com is classified as ‘ad’ webpage. This web-page is created to make money. It can display unwanted ads within the Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and MS Edge or reroute your web browser on other ads sites. If you’re seeing this web page then most probably that your internet browser is infected with adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). As a result of the adware infection, your web browser will be full of advertisements (pop-ups, banners, in-text links, offers to install an unwanted applications) and your computer will be slower and slower.
The malicious software from the ad supported software family that changes the settings of browsers usually affects only the Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer. However, possible situations, when any other browsers will be affected too. The ad-supported software may change the Target property of a browser’s shortcut, so every time you open the browser, instead of your startpage, you will see the annoying newphonereward.com advertisements.
While your machine is infected with the adware, the Google Chrome, FF, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge may be redirected to newphonereward.com unwanted web page. Of course, the ad supported software may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may show lots of annoying ads. These advertisements will be injected within the content of sites that are you opening in your browser and can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The advertisements will appear on all web pages, including web pages where previously you have never seen any advertising banners.
So, obviously, you need to remove the ad supported software as quickly as possible. Use the free step-by-step guide below. This guide will help you clean your machine and thereby get rid of the newphonereward.com unwanted pop-ups.
How does newphonereward.com advertisements get installed onto system
How to manually remove newphonereward.com
Without a doubt, the ad supported software is harmful to your personal computer. So you need to quickly and completely remove this malicious software. To get rid of this ad-supported software, you can use the manual removal which are given below, or use an anti-malware tool for removing dangerous software, such as Malwarebytes Anti-malware and AdwCleaner (both are free). I note that we recommend that you use automatic removal, which will allow you to delete newphonereward.com easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you are well versed in PC system or in the case where adware is not removed automatically.
- Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove newphonereward.com redirect
- Remove newphonereward.com pop ups from Chrome
- Get rid of newphonereward.com pop-up ads from Firefox
- Get rid of newphonereward.com pop ups from IE
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Remove suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to start the system cleanup is to delete unknown and suspicious software. Using the Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded programs can clean up your browser from pop-up ads, hijackers and so on.
- If you are using Windows 8, 8.1 or 10 then press Windows key, click Search. Type “Control panel”and press Enter.
- If you are using Windows XP, Vista, 7, then press “Start” button and click “Control Panel”.
- It’ll show the Windows Control Panel.
- Click “Uninstall a program” under Programs category.
- You will see a list of all installed applications.
- Scroll through the all list, and uninstall suspicious and unknown software. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort programs by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to remove newphonereward.com redirect
Once installed, the ad-supported software may add an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target property of the desktop shortcut for the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge. Due to this, every time you launch the web browser, it will show the newphonereward.com annoying site.
Right click on the web-browser’s shortcut, click Properties option. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text that begins with “http://”. Remove it or everything after .exe. An example, for Google Chrome you should remove everything after chrome.exe.
Next, click OK to save changes. You need to clean all browser’s shortcuts. So, repeat this step for the Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer.
Remove newphonereward.com pop ups from Chrome
Like other modern browsers, the Chrome has the ability to reset the settings to their default values and thereby get rid of the redirect to newphonereward.com annoying ads which is caused by the ad supported software.
At first, start the Chrome. Next, press the button in the form of three horizontal stripes (). It will appear the main menu. Click on the option named “Settings”. Another way to open the Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the browser adress bar and press Enter.
The web-browser will show the settings screen. 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 on the screen below and press the “Reset settings” button.
The Chrome will display the confirmation prompt. You need to confirm your action, click the “Reset” button. The program will launch the process of cleaning. When it’s finished, the web browser settings including the ‘block pop-ups’ option back to the values that have been when the Google Chrome was first installed on your computer.
Get rid of newphonereward.com pop-up ads from Firefox
If the FF settings have been replaced by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto newphonereward.com web page.
First, start the Mozilla Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the internet browser. Next, press the Help button () as shown in the figure below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web-browser address bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the figure below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, press the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the ad supported software. Once it’s finished, press the “Finish” button
Get rid of newphonereward.com pop ups from IE
To remove the newphonereward.com ads you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, which was when the Windows was installed on your personal computer.
First, start the Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will display the drop-down menu on the right part of the internet browser, then click the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, you need to select the “Advanced” tab and click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will open the “Reset IE settings” prompt as shown in the figure below. Next, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. After that, press the “Reset” button.
Once the process is done, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and restart your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your browser’s settings to default state and disable ‘ad-supported’ extensions.
Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Once installed, the ad-supported software can add a task in to the Windows Task Scheduler Library. Due to this, every time when you run your personal computer, it will show newphonereward.com unwanted web page. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks that have been created by malicious software.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. It will display a dialog box that called Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and click OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, like below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be open just below automatically. Next, press the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address” or “firefox.exe http://site.address”, then you need remove this task. If you are not sure that executes the task, then google it. If it’s a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown on the screen below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ program. Once is finished, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove newphonereward.com pop ups automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely remove newphonereward.com pop-up ads from the infected personal computer. This is because the ad-supported software can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and delete completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the adware again infect your machine and it will start to open unwanted newphonereward.com popup ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to get rid of ad-supported software manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the PC.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your system. It is an advanced malware removal application developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This program uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It’s able to help you remove browser hijackers, malware, ‘ad-supported’ software, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your PC for free.
Now, click the link below to download Malwarebytes Free on your machine. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once the download is finished, close all software on your machine. Next, open the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown in the following image, press the Yes button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your personal computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once setup is finished successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown on the image below.
Now press the “Scan Now” button . This will start scanning the whole system to find out ad supported software which cause a redirect to newphonereward.com. Once the adware or malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is complete. Please be patient.
When it has finished scanning, you can check all threats detected on your computer. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will start removing malware and ‘ad-supported’ software which cause newphonereward.com pop-ups. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart your system.
I suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the Malwarebytes program to remove adware and other malware.
How to block newphonereward.com pop-ups
To increase your security and protect your system against new annoying ads and malicious sites, you need to use an application that blocks access to dangerous ads and web sites. Moreover, the program can block the show of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of web pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
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- After the download is finished, run the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- When the installation is done, click “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a quick tutorial which will allow 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 launch your computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and block advertisements, newphonereward.com redirects, as well as other malicious or misleading web-pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that is located on your Windows desktop.
Scan your computer and remove newphonereward.com pop-ups with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and remove ‘ad-supported’ software, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer web-browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (homepage, new tab and default search engine). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the PC system.
Download AdwCleaner tool from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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After downloading is done, open the file location and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner utility and you will see a screen like below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to open the program, click Yes button to continue.
Now, press the “Scan” for scanning your PC system for the adware which cause a redirect to newphonereward.com advertisements.
When the system scan is finished, it will open a list of all items detected by this utility as shown on the screen below.
You need to press “Clean” button. It will display a prompt, click “OK” to begin the cleaning procedure. When the clean up is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your PC system. After restart, the AdwCleaner will open the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
Now your computer should be free of the newphonereward.com pop-ups. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-up ads and annoying dangerous web-sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your PC for new malware and ad-supported software). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove newphonereward.com pop-ups from your personal computer, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.