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How to Remove RevJet from Your Computer?

RevJet is a legitimate plugin classified as a PUP (potentially unwanted program) by security analysts because of the various marketing materials it displays as the user browses the web. RevJet is promoted as smart cloud-based installer that will suit all of the user’s needs. RevJet is added to the user’s web browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc.) together with other free software downloaded online. RevJet is not malicious by nature, but the browser plugin is known to introduce annoying advertisements in the web pages you visit and cause privacy-related issues. These disadvantages of the otherwise legitimate application are the reason malware experts recommend the removal of RevJet from your machine.

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What Does RevJet Do?

Once active, RevJet displays numerous deals, coupons and offers in the websites you visit. The presented third-party advertisements may link you to potentially unsafe web pages and expose your system to security risks. The application itself assumes no responsibility for the content of the sites you get redirected to after you’ve clicked on the pop-ups it promotes.

RevJet may cause unpermitted browser settings changes and assign your Search engine, homepage and new tab page to certain websites filled with sponsored links and ads.

To deliver relevant advertising content, RevJet may track your IP address, browsing sessions and search queries. The application may share this data with third parties for questionable purposes.
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How Is RevJet Distributed?

The RevJet plugin is usually distributed to your computer bundled with other shareware and freeware applications, like PDF creators, media players, etc. Potentially unwanted programs and adware can infiltrate your system unnoticed because they are not properly disclosed in the installation process. If you want to keep track of the programs that enter your computer together with the software you intend to install, you have to select the Custom options and opt-out of any apps, add-ons and plugins you do not want on your PC.

RevJet Removal Manual

Security experts recommend removing RevJet manually or with a competent anti-malware tool. You can do so by following the steps in the removal manual below.

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1. Remove/Uninstall RevJet

1. Remove/Uninstall RevJet in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall RevJet.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove RevJet from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select RevJet and click “Remove

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    After RevJet is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate RevJet and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After RevJet is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select RevJet to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After RevJet has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on RevJet
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall RevJet. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the RevJet will be removed.

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    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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