How to uninstall (remove) Ribble

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What is Ribble?

Ribble – is potentially unwanted program that comes bundled with free software without the user’s consent. The main task of this program – it is spread in the form of advertising banners, coupons, and pop-up windows. This advertising may refer to popular sites such as Amazon, Walmart, LightInTheBox, and so on. Ribble hijacks your browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer) and starts to annoy the user while browsing. This advertising can occur at any time, and if you try to close it – you will be redirected to ad site. Also, Ribble can substitute your search results, change the homepage, and other. Ribble may collect personally identifiable information (e.g. history of the browsing) and transfer it to third parties. If your computer is infected with this program, you must remove the Ribble now.

Ribble ads

How Ribble gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove Ribble from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Wipersoft – fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to Ribble – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Ribble

Or uninstall Ribble manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Ribble from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


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Then remove following files:


Ribble.dll

And following folders


C:Program FilesRibble

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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