What is RinoReader?

RinoReader is a useful application that allows its users to view and convert PDF files. This is what the official description says, but we should warn you that it is far from the truth. Alongside with the files responsible for app work, RinoReader inserts dangerous files, registry entries for generating ads. These ads will be of different types – pop-ups, banners, some random text may become hyperlinks. The ads will appear in browser on every page, especially on the pages of online shop resources. And the user will need to remove RinoReader completely to get rid of them for good.


How RinoReader gets on your PC?

RinoReader adware may appear on your system because of ordinary freeware installation. Especially if it has been downloaded from unreliable sources. Rinoreader is enclosed into side software installers, so that users won’t notice it. Or, it may be downloaded from the official site. Though this case is not as common as bundling, since the program is stated as trial and there are other reliable applications.

How to remove RinoReader from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove RinoReader

Or uninstall RinoReader manually.

Step 1: Remove RinoReader from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find RinoReader.
  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 RinoReader 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 RinoReader, 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 RinoReader 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 RinoReader from your browser.

Step 2: Remove RinoReader from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\RinoReader.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\RinoReader.exe

Remove following files:


Remove following folders

\Program Files\rinoreader

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