How to uninstall (remove) Rad Rater

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What is Rad Rater?

Rad Rater – is a program that comes to your computer in the form of an extension to the browser. Rad Rater is not a virus, but this program relate to the number of potentially unwanted programs. After penetrating the computer, it starts to display various banner ads and coupons. These promotional products may refer to a popular partner sites, for example, eBay, Amazon, AliExpress and so on. In addition, this program can deliver, and other troubles. After penetration of the PC, Rad Rater can change the settings of your browser home page, add your toolbar and constantly disturb you while browsing. Also worth noting is that Rad Rater constantly analyzes your browsing history. Because of this, Rad Rater can display exactly the proposal that will interest you the most. Rad Rater may transfer your personally identifiable information to third parties. If you find Rad Rater on your PC, we recommend that you remove it immediately.

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How Rad Rater gets on your PC?

Programs, that are among the potentially unwanted programs come bundled with free software. Typically, such programs penetrate the PC without the user’s consent. Because of this, many users do not realize that a computer is infected with malware and the PC is at great risk. However, it is worth noting that the main reason for such penetrations – carelessness user. People do not read the terms and conditions during the installation of free software. It was there that may contain consent to install PUP. Also, during the installation, ensure that the installer did not offer you a third-party software. To prevent such problems, you should always follow the installation process, read the terms and conditions, do not agree to install additional software, and select Advanced type of installation. If Rad Rater has already penetrated into your computer, you can use the instructions below.

How to remove Rad Rater from your computer?

To uninstall Rad Rater remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Rad Rater – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Rad Rater.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Rad Rater

Or uninstall Rad Rater manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Rad Rater.
  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 Rad Rater 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 Rad Rater, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove Rad Rater from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Rad Rater.
  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 Rad Rater.
  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 Rad Rater.
  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.

Remove following registry entries:


no information

Then remove following files:


Rad Rater.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%Rad Rater

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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