How to remove Onclickrev.com from the computer and browsers

In this item we'll talk about new adware that is called Onclickrev.com. Here you will see important facts about this virus, its manners of penetration and techniques of uninstalling.

 

Onclickrev.com adware

What is Onclickrev.com. Removal reasons and methods

Today's article is dedicated to the very effective virus of this week that for now infected thousands of user's devices. This adware is called Onclickrev.com, and from our item you will know how it got onto your machine, how to uninstall it, and how to defend yourself from similar viruses in case of reinfection. So, Onclickrev.com is a standard adware, which isn't a serious malware. Most of the times, adware owners aren't its creators - they just buy it in Dark Web and scarcely use it. We're trying to say that these utilities are plain, but when they penetrate the machine of a novice user, they can pose a major issue. We strongly recommend all people who found Onclickrev.com on their machines to rapidly remove it through this removal guide.

 

 

Adware can infect victim's system in many ways, but certain malware prefers the certain ways. For example, advertising software owners prefer bundled installation, ransomware, usually uses phishing and Trojans prefer the weak links in program's code. Bundled installation depends on psychology. In fact, the file contains the only good utility and few viruses. The utilities in the package are installed simultaneously, so if victim doesn't pay attention to the windows that arise during the installation, he can easily allow them to get into the system. There is a menu in one of such windows that lets you to choose between advised and "for experienced users" ways of installation. The common technique is picked automatically, and if customer does not check the other one, he will install all programs from the bundle. We know some easy tips that can help you avoid getting hacked through this technique:

  • You have to learn to distinguish perilous websites from common ones one. In theory, any site can be cracked and used for unlawful activity, but actually most of the hacked websites are created for advertising scam, spread pornography or offer the illegal gambling. Unwanted websites can be simply identified by an abundance of obtrusive ads, strange tabs that appear when you click the link, clickbait headers and garish design.
  • All cyber-security specialists strongly recommend not installing pirated versions of paid tools. It is really easy to put adware into any tool, and it is very hard to find its creator. If you want to download the unpaid program - just load it only from the developer's website, or from another well-known site. This will allow you to reduce the danger level to a minimum.
  • Do not ignore the info that is displayed in the dialogue windows during the installation. In some cases, you need to read this info to understand that the program is dangerous and just abort the installation.

All three of the above advices are will help those who want to improve the efficiency of their devices and the protection of their files. If now you have a malware in the system, you better remove it, to make your computer safe and ready for action. This is best implemented by the AV tool, and here's what we can offer.

Millions of customers think that if they install an AV-tool system will be absolutely shielded from all types of dangerous software, though it's not true. Even the very expensive anti-virus tool can't protect the computer if user allows the viruses to come into the system and supports their penetration. If you want your antivirus to be efficient, familiarize with the previous parts of the guide and try to stick to the advices given there.

Onclickrev.com removal tool

There are many different characteristics by which you can classify antiviral utilities, from efficiency to other things such as compatibility with different tools, operation speed, technical support, database updates and CPU resource consuming. Spyhunter antiviral tool software that we are offering you has all popular functions and even more, for all sorts of PC users. If you aren't sure about purchasing it - you can just download the trial release with scanner. If you're not inclined to install any tools to shield the system against adware - just use our instruction for manual deletion.

 

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Onclickrev.com removal instructions

If you use MAC OS, follow our article: MAC adware removal.

 

 

Step 1. Remove Onclickrev.com from the system

It is an optional step, if you have no installed software with the same name, go to the next step.

Instruction for Windows XP and Windows 7

1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.

2. In the Currently installed programs box, click the Onclickrev.com, and then click Change or Change/Remove.

3. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to make the changes that you want.

Press Start - Control Panel Choose Program - Uninstall a program Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'

 

Instruction for Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter Control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by: select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

 

Instruction for Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Onclickrev.com and press Uninstall

Type 'Control Panel' in Search field Programs in Control Panel Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'

 

Instruction for Mac OS

1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications

2. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash

3. Choose Finder > Empty Trash

Step 2. Check browser's shortcut

1. Right-click on shortcut

2. Select Properties

3. Check the field Target: there must be only way to your browser, e.g.:

Google Chrome: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe"

Mozilla Firefox: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe"

Internet Explorer: "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"

Opera: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Opera\launcher.exe"

Safari: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Safari\"

Step 3. Remove Onclickrev.com from browser's settings

Instructions for Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome

2. Click Menu (Customize and control Google Chrome)

3. Select Settings

4. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings...

5. Click Reset settings

How to find Google Chrome Settings How to find Show advanced settings in Google Chrome How to Reset settings in Google Chrome

Instructions for Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Click on Help on menu bar

3. Select Troubleshooting information

4. Click Reset Firefox...

How to find Mozilla Firefox Troubleshooting information How to launch Reset Firefox... Reset Mozilla Firefox: last step

Instructions for Internet Explorer

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click Tools (You can press ALT+X on the keyboard)

3. Select Internet Options

4. Select Advanced tab

5. Click Reset... button

6. Put the tick near 'Delete personal settings' and click Reset

How to launch Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to find Advanced Internet Options in Internet Explorer How to reset Internet Explorer settings

Instructions for Opera

1. Start Opera

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Settings > Browser tab

4. Select On Startup - Open a specific page or set of pages - Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one

How to find Extensions in Opera How to disable extensions in Opera How to remove extension from Opera

Instructions for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Menu (Display a menu of General Safari Settings)

3. Select Reset Safari...

4. Click Reset

How to display a menu of General Safari settings How to find Reset Safari tab How to reset Safari

 

 

Video instruction how to clean browsers

 

 

 

Step 4. Delete elements that would stay after Onclickrev.com deletion

1. Remove files and folders, if they stayed:

  • Type Onclickrev.com in the search box
  • Scroll to the bottom of the list of search results. Under Search again in, Click Computer
  • Wait for the search results
  • Delete items found

2. Delete registry keys

  • Click the Start button
  • Type Regedit.exe and press Enter
  • Press Ctrl+F and type 'Onclickrev.com'
  • Click 'Find Next'
  • Delete the entries that were found

Step 5 (Optional). Scan the computer with antimalware scanner

  • Download antivirus tool, e.g. Adwcleaner
  • Press Scan button

 

AdwCleaner start window

 

  • Press Clean button

 

AdwCleaner scan the system

 

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