What is Greview.pro? The Greview.pro is a site that is used by adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) to redirect users to intrusive deals from various merchants.
Technically, the ad supported software is not a virus, but it does bad things, it generates tons of popup ads. It may download and install on to your personal computer other harmful and undesired applications without your permission, force you to visit misleading or harmful pages. Moreover, the adware can install a browser hijacker. Once installed, it will change your internet browser setting like new tab, search provider and homepage with an annoying web-page.
Even worse, the adware has the ability to collect user info that can be later used for marketing purposes. You do not know if your home address, account names and passwords are safe.
The adware can change the settings of the Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and Chrome, but often that a harmful software such as this can also affect all types of web-browsers by modifying their desktop shortcut files. Thus forcing the user each time run the web-browser to see an undesired web site like the Greview.pro.
The instructions below explaining steps to remove Greview.pro redirect problem. Feel free to use it for removal of the adware that may attack Firefox, Chrome, IE and MS Edge and other popular web-browsers. The step-by-step tutorial will allow you get rid of ad supported software and thus clean your web-browser from all annoying advertisements.
Remove Greview.pro pop-up ads (removal instructions)
In many cases adware requires more than a simple uninstall with the help of Microsoft Windows Control panel in order to be fully deleted. For that reason, our team created several removal solutions that we have combined in a detailed tutorial. Therefore, if you have the annoying Greview.pro pop ups on your computer and are currently trying to have it removed then feel free to follow the few simple steps below in order to resolve your problem. Read this manual carefully, bookmark or print it, because you may need to exit your web browser or reboot your computer.
To remove Greview.pro, use the following steps:
- Get rid of Greview.pro pop-up ads without any tools
- How to automatically remove Greview.pro pop ups
- Run AdBlocker to block Greview.pro and stay safe online
- How can you prevent the adware
- Finish words
Get rid of Greview.pro pop-up ads without any tools
Most common ad-supported software may be removed without any antivirus applications. The manual ad supported software removal is steps that will teach you how to remove the Greview.pro pop-ups.
Remove dubious applications using Microsoft Windows Control Panel
First of all, check the list of installed apps on your PC system and delete all unknown and recently installed apps. If you see an unknown program with incorrect spelling or varying capital letters, it have most likely been installed by malware and you should clean it off first with malware removal tool such as Zemana Anti-malware.
Press Windows button , then press Search . Type “Control panel”and press Enter. If you using Windows XP or Windows 7, then press “Start” and select “Control Panel”. It will open the Windows Control Panel as shown on the screen below.
Further, click “Uninstall a program”
It will display a list of all software installed on your PC. Scroll through the all list, and uninstall any dubious and unknown apps.
Delete Greview.pro from Mozilla Firefox by resetting internet browser settings
If the Firefox browser is re-directed to Greview.pro and you want to recover the Mozilla Firefox settings back to their original state, then you should follow the steps below. However, your saved passwords and bookmarks will not be changed, deleted or cleared.
Click the Menu button (looks like three horizontal lines), and click the blue Help icon located at the bottom of the drop down menu as shown in the figure below.
A small menu will appear, click the “Troubleshooting Information”. On this page, click “Refresh Firefox” button as displayed on the image below.
Follow the onscreen procedure to return your Firefox web browser settings to their original settings.
Remove Greview.pro redirect from Google Chrome
Reset Chrome settings will help you to completely reset your web browser. The result of activating this function will bring Google Chrome settings back to its default values. This can get rid of Greview.pro ads and disable malicious add-ons. However, your themes, bookmarks, history, passwords, and web form auto-fill information will not be deleted.
- First run the Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Chrome main menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You’ll see the list of installed add-ons. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following tutorial: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is done, your browser’s newtab, startpage and search provider will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Delete Greview.pro redirect from Microsoft Internet Explorer
If you find that Internet Explorer browser settings like startpage, new tab and default search provider had been modified by adware responsible for redirects to Greview.pro, then you may revert back your settings, via the reset browser procedure.
First, open the Microsoft Internet Explorer, press ) button. Next, click “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The IE will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to restart your system for the changes to take effect. It will remove adware responsible for redirecting your internet browser to Greview.pro site, disable malicious and ad-supported web-browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as search provider, newtab and startpage to default state.
How to automatically remove Greview.pro pop ups
Many antivirus companies have created apps that help detect adware and thereby remove Greview.pro from the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge internet browsers. Below is a a few of the free programs you may want to use. Your machine can have lots of potentially unwanted programs, ad-supported software and browser hijacker infections installed at the same time, so we suggest, if any unwanted or harmful application returns after rebooting the computer, then launch your computer into Safe Mode and run the antimalware tool once again.
Scan and free your internet browser of Greview.pro ads with Zemana
We advise using the Zemana Free which are completely clean your personal computer of the adware. The utility is an advanced malware removal application made by (c) Zemana lab. It’s able to help you remove PUPs, browser hijacker infections, malware, toolbars, ransomware and ad-supported software that responsible for web-browser redirect to the annoying Greview.pro web page.
Installing the Zemana Free is simple. First you will need to download Zemana Free on your Microsoft Windows Desktop from the following link.
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Once downloading is finished, close all programs and windows on your PC. Double-click the setup file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up as displayed on the screen below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana on your computer. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once install is complete successfully, Zemana Anti Malware will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown in the figure below.
Now press the “Scan” button for checking your PC system for the adware responsible for redirections to Greview.pro. A system scan may take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your PC system. While the tool is scanning, you can see how many objects and files has already scanned.
Once Zemana Free has completed scanning, the results are displayed in the scan report. When you are ready, click “Next” button. The Zemana will start to get rid of ad-supported software responsible for Greview.pro pop-up ads. When the task is done, you may be prompted to restart the system.
Get rid of Greview.pro pop-up advertisements and harmful extensions with HitmanPro
All-in-all, Hitman Pro is a fantastic utility to clean your machine from any undesired software like adware that causes multiple undesired popups. The HitmanPro is portable program that meaning, you do not need to install it to run it. Hitman Pro is compatible with all versions of Windows operating system from Microsoft Windows XP to Windows 10. Both 64-bit and 32-bit systems are supported.
- Installing the Hitman Pro is simple. First you will need to download HitmanPro on your PC system from the following link.
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Update: June 28, 2018
- Once the downloading process is complete, launch the Hitman Pro, double-click the HitmanPro.exe file.
- If the “User Account Control” prompts, click Yes to continue.
- In the Hitman Pro window, click the “Next” for scanning your PC for the adware that cause annoying Greview.pro popup advertisements to appear. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your personal computer and the speed of your PC. While the Hitman Pro program is scanning, you can see count of objects it has identified as threat.
- Once Hitman Pro has finished scanning, you can check all threats found on your machine. When you’re ready, click “Next”. Now, click the “Activate free license” button to start the free 30 days trial to get rid of all malware found.
Remove Greview.pro ads with Malwarebytes
We recommend using the Malwarebytes Free. You may download and install Malwarebytes to detect adware and thereby delete Greview.pro pop-up advertisements from your web browsers. When installed and updated, the free malicious software remover will automatically check and detect all threats exist on the computer.
Installing the MalwareBytes Anti-Malware is simple. First you’ll need to download MalwareBytes Anti Malware on your MS Windows Desktop by clicking on the link below.
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Update: April 15, 2020
After the download is done, close all windows on your machine. Further, launch the file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” dialog box pops up as shown below, click the “Yes” button.
It will show the “Setup wizard” that will assist you install MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) on the personal computer. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once install is done successfully, click Finish button. Then MalwareBytes Free will automatically start and you may see its main window as displayed in the following example.
Next, press the “Scan Now” button for scanning your computer for the adware related to Greview.pro advertisements. This process can take some time, so please be patient. When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is complete.
When MalwareBytes has finished scanning your PC, MalwareBytes Free will display a screen which contains a list of malware that has been found. You may get rid of threats (move to Quarantine) by simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Free will get rid of adware that responsible for the appearance of Greview.pro redirect and add items to the Quarantine. When the cleaning process is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your PC. We suggest you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the MalwareBytes to remove hijackers, adware and other malware.
Run AdBlocker to block Greview.pro and stay safe online
If you want to remove undesired ads, web-browser redirections and popups, then install an ad blocker program such as AdGuard. It can block Greview.pro, advertisements, pop ups and block web pages from tracking your online activities when using the Google Chrome, Firefox, MS Edge and Internet Explorer. So, if you like browse the Net, but you don’t like undesired ads and want to protect your PC from malicious pages, then the AdGuard is your best choice.
Click the link below to download AdGuard. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading is finished, double-click the downloaded file to run it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen like below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick tutorial as displayed below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” to see an quick instructions which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you launch your computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and block pop-up advertisements, webpages like Greview.pro, as well as other malicious or misleading 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, which is located on your desktop.
How can you prevent the adware
Now your PC should be free of the adware responsible for redirects to Greview.pro. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop up advertisements and unwanted malicious web sites) and Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) (to periodically scan your computer for new adwares and other malware). 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 get rid of Greview.pro redirect from the Firefox, Internet Explorer, MS Edge and Chrome, then ask for help here here.