The appearance of annoying exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn pop-up ads in your web browser means that your computer is infected with an adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software). It makes changes to the system settings and configures itself so as to start automatically each time the PC is turned on. Immediately after startup, the ‘ad supported’ software begins to monitor the user’s actions and insert ads directly into the open windows of the Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Internet Explorer. So, if you notice that your web browser has become show this web-page, then you do not need to wait , you need to perform the steps below and remove exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn ads ASAP.
The malicious applications from the adware family that alters the settings of web browsers usually affects only the Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox and MS Edge. However, possible situations, when any other web-browsers will be affected too. The adware may change the Target property of a web browser’s shortcut, so every time you open the web-browser, instead of your home page, you will see the unwanted exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn ads.
What is more, the adware may open advertisements depend on a web-page that you are visiting. That is, it is clear that this adware, without your permission, steals your private information such as: 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, and much, much more. The ‘ad supported’ software may monetize its functionality by collecting data from your browsing sessions and selling it to third party companies. This puts your personal information at a security risk.
Instructions, which is shown below, will allow you to clean your PC system from the adware as well as remove exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn unwanted popup ads from the Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, FF and MS Edge and other web-browsers.
How to exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn advertisements get installed onto machine
How to manually remove exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn redirect
The following instructions is a step-by-step guide, that will allow you manually delete exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn redirect from the FF, Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge.
- Delete suspicious and unknown software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn redirect
- Get rid of exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn redirect from Chrome
- Get rid of exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn from Firefox
- Remove exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn redirect from Internet Explorer
- Remove unwanted Scheduled Tasks
Delete 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 display the Windows Control Panel as shown in the figure below.
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will show a list of all software. Scroll through the all list and remove any suspicious and unknown software.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to delete exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn redirect
Once the ‘ad supported’ software is started, it can also modify the internet browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://site.address” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you open the internet browser, it will be redirected to an unwanted advertisements.
To clear the web 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 browsers, as they may be infected too.
Get rid of exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn redirect from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a simple way to remove the malware and adware, as well as to restore the browser’s settings that have been modified by adware.
- Now start the Google Chrome and press Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next, click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is complete, your web browser’s settings will be restored to their original defaults. This will reset your homepage, new tab and default search engine.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn from Firefox
If the Firefox settings have been modified by the adware, then resetting it to the default state can help you to delete the redirect onto exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn site.
First, start the FF and click button. It will show the drop-down menu on the right-part of the web-browser. Next, click 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 browser address bar and press Enter. It will show the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown on the image below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will display 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, click the “Finish” button
Remove exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn redirect from Internet Explorer
First, start the IE, then click button. Next, click “Internet Options” as shown on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click the “Reset” button. The Internet Explorer will show the “Reset Internet Explorer” settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your system for the changes to take effect. It will restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as home page, newtab page and search provider by default to default state, disable ad-supported web-browser’s extensions and thereby get rid of the redirect to exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn unwanted web site.
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 open your personal computer, it will open exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn unwanted web-site. So, you need to check the Task Scheduler Library and remove all tasks that have been created by malicious program.
Press Windows and R keys on your keyboard simultaneously. It will show a prompt that titled as Run. In the text field, type “taskschd.msc” (without the quotes) and press OK. Task Scheduler window opens. In the left-hand side, press “Task Scheduler Library”, as shown on the image 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, click the Actions tab. Necessary to look at the text which is written under Details. Found something such as “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 malicious application, then this task also should be removed.
Further click on it with the right mouse button and select Delete as on the image below.
Repeat this step, if you have found a few tasks that have been created by ‘ad-supported’ program. Once is done, close the Task Scheduler window.
Get rid of exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn ads automatically
You can get rid of exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn ads automatically with a help of Malwarebytes Free. We recommend this free malware removal utility because it can easily remove adware, browser hijackers, potentially unwanted software and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
Download Malwarebytes Free on your PC by clicking on the link below. Save it on your Desktop.
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Once downloading is complete, close all windows on your computer. Further, open the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as shown in the figure below, press the Yes button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will allow you install Malwarebytes on the PC system. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once the install is done successfully, click Finish button. Then Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main window as shown in the figure below.
Next, click the “Scan Now” button for scanning your machine for the malware and adware which cause the exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn advertisements. When a threat is found, the number of the detected objects will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is done. Please be patient.
Once the scanning is done, 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 adware that cause exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn pop-ups. When the disinfection is complete, you may be prompted to restart your computer. I recommend you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes to remove ‘ad supported’ software and other dangerous applications.
How to block exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn pop-up ads
To increase your security and protect your PC against new unwanted ads and malicious web-pages, you need to use an application that stops access to malicious advertisements and web-pages. Moreover, the program can stop the display of intrusive advertising, that also leads to faster loading of sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program from the following link.
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- When the download is done, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the setup is finished, press “Skip” to close it and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see a quick tutorial which will assist 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 machine, AdGuard will run automatically and stop popup ads, exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn redirects, as well as other malicious 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.
Scan your computer and delete exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn pop-ups with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and delete ad supported software, browser hijackers, malware and unwanted toolbars in Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer web browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (startpage, new tab page and default search engine). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and get rid of malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the machine.
Download AdwCleaner tool by clicking on the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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Once downloading is complete, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner tool and you will see a screen as shown in the figure below. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to display the application, click Yes button to continue.
Now, press the “Scan” to perform a system scan for the ‘ad supported’ software that cause a redirect to exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn advertisements.
Once the scan is finished, it will show a list of all items detected by this tool as on the image below.
You need to click “Clean” button. It will display a dialog box, click “OK” to start the cleaning procedure. Once the clean-up is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to restart your machine. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will open the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video guide.
After completing the instructions shown above, your computer should be clean from malware and ad-supported software. The Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer will no longer open exclusiverewards.jicc.gdn unwanted ads or redirect you to unwanted sites. Unfortunately, if the steps does not help you, then you have caught a new type of adware, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.