What is Pocket Rebates?

Pocket Rebates – Potentially unwanted program that comes into your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer). This program comes without user consent. Pocket Rebates is an advertising product, since the main problem with this program – distribute advertising, products of partner sites, and so on. After penetrating the computer, Pocket Rebates begins to display banner ads and coupons, promotional links, and more. Thus, the program tries to make the user spend money. In addition, Pocket Rebates can change the settings of your browser home page, configure your computer. Pocket Rebates can redirect the user to other sites and replace the search results. Pocket Rebates – very dangerous program. It can collect and transmit your personal information to third parties. Remove Pocket Rebates now.

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How Pocket Rebates gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as Pocket Rebates come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already was attacked by Pocket Rebates, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove Pocket Rebates from your computer?

To uninstall Pocket Rebates remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Pocket Rebates in their database. You can try to use them for removing Pocket Rebates.

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Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Pocket Rebates.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Pocket Rebates

Or uninstall Pocket Rebates manually.

Step 1: Remove Pocket Rebates from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Pocket Rebates 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 Pocket Rebates, 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 Pocket Rebates 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 Pocket Rebates from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Pocket Rebates from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Pocket Rebates.
  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 Pocket Rebates.
  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 Pocket Rebates.
  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: Remove following files and folders of Pocket Rebates:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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