How to uninstall (remove) Tradeexchange.com

What is Tradeexchange.com?

Tradeexchange.com is adware domain, that is used by browser hijackers to redirect users to advertising landing pages. Ads are shown in form of pop-ups or pages opening in new tab. This virus can affect Windows, Mac, Linux and Android devices. Malware substitutes DNS settings on user devices or router. Ads may lead to malicious software downloads, fake Java or Adobe updates and various other unwanted pages. To remove Tradeexchange.com and get rid of pop-ups you need to remove virus files, browser extensions and reset DNS settings of your PC or router.

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How Tradeexchange.com gets on your PC?

Virus that causes Tradeexchange.com ads and pop-ups can be installed by trojan, phishing page, bundled installations. Or it can infiltrate network and get access to modem or router administration panel. In some cases, network administrator can implement settings himself/herself to get money from Tradeexchange.com ad revenue share. To remove Tradeexchange.com from Windows and browsers we recommend you to use SpyHunter, after this remove malicious IP addresses from DNS settings.

How to remove Tradeexchange.com from your computer?

To uninstall Tradeexchange.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Tradeexchange.com in their database. Please, use them to remove Tradeexchange.com.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Tradeexchange.com – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solutions:

1. Plumbytes Anti-Malware – detects files, registry values and folders of Tradeexchange.com.

 

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2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Tradeexchange.com – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

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Or uninstall Tradeexchange.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Tradeexchange.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Tradeexchange.com.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Tradeexchange.com and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Tradeexchange.com, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Tradeexchange.com and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Tradeexchange.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Tradeexchange.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Tradeexchange.com.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Tradeexchange.com.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Tradeexchange.com.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove Tradeexchange.com from shortcuts

For every browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE) do the following:

  1. Right-click on the corresponding shortcut.
  2. In opened menu choose Properties.
  3. Look carefully at the Target field.
  4. Remove Tradeexchange.com from this line.
  5. Click Apply button.
  6. Confirm changes by clicking Continue button in opened window.
  7. Click on the shortcut to check.

Step 5: Remove following files and folders of Tradeexchange.com:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

About Aleksei Abalmasov 541 Articles

Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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