The exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn is a web-site that opens unwanted pop-up ads and can reroute to other ad sites. If the Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, FF and MS Edge displays this web site then most probably that your computer is infected with an ‘ad-supported’ software (also known as adware). The ad supported software is an unwanted software that is going to display you a huge number of popup ads and deals. Of course, it is not a malware or virus in the “general meaning” of this word. It’ll not delete or damage your files, but it can alter some personal computer’s settings or download and install other dangerous software. So, you’d better to get rid of adware using the few simple steps below and thereby remove exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn advertisements.
Most often, the adware affects the most common web browsers like the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge. But such the dangerous software as well may infect another browsers by changing its shortcuts (adding an argument like ‘http://site.address’ into Target field of a browser’s shortcut). So every time you start the internet browser, it will redirect to the unwanted exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn page. Even if you setup a new homepage, an annoying page will be the first thing you see when you open the Chrome, Firefox, Edge and IE.
The ad supported software may insert tons of ads directly to the web sites that you visit, creating a sense that the advertising links has been added by the creators of the page. Moreover, a legal advertising links may be replaced on the fake ads, that will offer to download and install various unnecessary and harmful programs. Moreover, the adware has the ability to collect lots of personal information about you (your ip address, what is a web page you are viewing now, what you are looking for on the Internet, which links you are clicking), which can later transfer to third parties.
So, obviously, you need to delete the adware as quickly as possible. Use the free step-by-step instructions below. This guide will help you clean your system and thereby remove the exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn annoying pop-up ads.
How can you prevent your PC system from the attack of exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn pop-up ads
How to manually remove exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn redirect
This steps will help you remove exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn . These exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn removal steps work for the FF, Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge, as well as every version of Windows operating system. Some of the steps may require you to close the web-browser or reboot your machine. So, bookmark or print it for later reference.
- Uninstall suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn redirect
- Get rid of exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn pop-ups from Chrome
- Get rid of exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn ads from Mozilla Firefox
- Get rid of exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn from Internet Explorer
- Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Uninstall suspicious and unknown programs by using Windows Control Panel
The best way to begin 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 software can clean up your browser from popup 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 programs.
- Scroll through the all list, and delete suspicious and unknown programs. To quickly find the latest installed applications, we recommend sort software by date.
See more details in the video instructions below.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn redirect
When the ad supported software is started, it can also change the internet browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument similar “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you run the browser, it will be rerouted to an annoying ads.
To clear the internet browser shortcut, right-click to it and select Properties. 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 which begins with “http://” which has been added here. You need to remove it.
When the argument is removed, click the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your web browsers, as they may be infected too.
Get rid of exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn pop-ups from Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a easy way to get rid of the malware and adware, as well as to restore the internet browser’s settings that have been replaced by adware.
- Now start the Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will show the Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and press “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and press the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next, press the “Reset” button.
- When this process is finished, your browser’s settings will be restored to their original defaults. This will reset your start page and search provider by default.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn ads from Mozilla Firefox
If the Firefox settings have been replaced by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to remove the redirect onto exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn web-site.
First, launch the Firefox and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web browser. Next, press the Help button () as on the image below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the internet browser address bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation dialog box, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the ad-supported software. When it is done, press the “Finish” button
Get rid of exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn from Internet Explorer
First, run the Internet Explorer, then press the button in the form of gear (). It will show the Tools drop-down menu as shown on the image below. Next, press the “Internet Options”.
In the Internet Options window click on the Advanced tab, then click the Reset button. The IE will open the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” window like below. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box, then click on “Reset” button.
You will now need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
Delete unwanted Scheduled Tasks
If the unwanted exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn web-site opens automatically on Windows startup or at equal time intervals, then you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and get rid of all the tasks that have been created by malicious software.
Press Windows and R keys on the keyboard simultaneously. This displays a prompt 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, click “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown in the figure below.
In the middle part you will see a list of installed tasks. Select the first task, its properties will be display just below automatically. Next, press the Actions tab. Pay attention to that it launches on your personal computer. Found something like “explorer.exe http://site.address” or “chrome.exe http://site.address”, then you need remove it. If you are not sure that executes the task, check it through a search engine. If it is a component of the adware, then this task also should be removed.
Having defined the task that you want to get rid of, then click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as shown on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ programs. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
How to remove exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn pop-ups automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely delete exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn ads from the infected PC. This is because the adware can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the ‘ad supported’ software again infect your computer and it will begin to display unwanted exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn pop-up ads. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to remove 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 machine. 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, adware, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your system for free.
Now, press the link below to download Malwarebytes Free on your PC. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
Category: Security tools
Update: March 20, 2018
After downloading is done, close all programs on your system. Next, start the setup file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown on the screen below, click the Yes button.
It will display the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Malwarebytes on your computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is complete successfully, press Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the ad supported software that cause a redirect to exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn. Once the adware or malware is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is done. Please be patient.
Once the checking is done, you can check all threats detected on your machine. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing malware and ad supported software that cause exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn advertisements. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart your PC.
I suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes program to remove adware and other malware.
Stop exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn redirect and other annoying pages
To increase your security and protect your computer against new annoying ads and malicious sites, you need to use program that blocks access to dangerous ads and sites. Moreover, the application can stop the show of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of pages and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: July 17, 2017
Once the downloading process is finished, launch the file named adguardInstaller. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. When the setup is finished, you will see a window as shown on the screen below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which 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 personal computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop pop-up ads, pages such as exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn, as well as other dangerous or misleading web-sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which is located on your Windows desktop.
Delete exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn redirect and malicious extensions with AdwCleaner.
If MalwareBytes cannot get rid of the unwanted exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn ads from the Google Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge, then we suggests to use the AdwCleaner. AdwCleaner is a free removal tool for adware, browser hijackers, PUPs and toolbars.
Download AdwCleaner from the link below.
Author: Xplode, MalwareBytes
Category: Security tools
Update: November 17, 2018
After the download is finished, open the file location. Double click the AdwCleaner icon. Once this tool is started, you will see a screen like below.
Now, click the “Scan” button for scanning your system for the malicious extensions and ‘ad supported’ software which shows ads from exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn web-page. When it has finished scanning your computer, it will open a scan report as shown below.
Review the report and then click “Clean” button. It will display a prompt. Click “OK”. Once the cleaning procedure is complete, AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your computer.
Look at the following video, which completely explains the process of using the AdwCleaner to get rid of adware, browser hijackers and other harmful software.
Now your system should be clean of the exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn pop-ups. Remove AdwCleaner. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-up ads and unwanted harmful sites) and Malwarebytes (to periodically scan your personal computer for new malware and adware). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new malicious software and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to remove exclusiverewards.cebo.gdn advertisements from your PC, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.