What is Refrebrepheon.info? Why does it keep loading in your browser? How to remove Refrebrepheon.info and improve the security of your PC?
Refrebrepheon.info is invasive browser redirect that affects popular web browsers. Its unexpected appearance is usually a sign of infection with a potentially unwanted program. The redirect presents misleading information in an attempt to lure you into allowing the generation of sponsored content. Another issue that may be noticed soon after the appearance of this redirect in the browser is an increase in the number of the pop-ups and the other ads you see during your regular browsing sessions.
|Type||Browser Redirect, PUP|
|Short Description||A questionable website that could load in your browser without your will.|
|Symptoms||Your web traffic could be redirected to this domain. Increased number of online ads could load on websites you visit. You could see deceptive offers.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages|
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss Refrebrepheon.info.|
Refrebrepheon.info Browser Redirect – Spread and Impact
Refrebrepheon.info is the domain of intrusive browser redirect. It is designed to affect all popular web browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera and Safari.
As soon as it loads in a target browser, Refrebrepheon.info redirect generates a pop-up window that urges you to allow the display of additional browser notifications. The best you can do when your browser redirects you to this bogus website, however, is to click the X button. Since this redirect is known to be yet another website used for shady advertising practices we recommend you to ensure that your system is malware free as well. Sometimes fraudsters misuse websites like Refrebrepheon.info for unnoticed deliveries of spyware, adware, and even malware. Unnoticed download process could enable them to disrupt system security and obtain sensitive information.
As of the reason why this questionable domain loads in your browser, it is most likely a potentially unwanted program. Such a program may have tricked you into allowing its installation on your device during the installation of a desired program. This could be explained by the fact that the spread of potentially unwanted programs is often realized via software bundles. So the installer of the last supposedly useful app you installed might let the PUP to sneak into your system as well. The side effect comes as a result of improperly disclosed information in apps’ installers. The good news is that the selection of the Advanced/Custom configuration step may enable you to detect the presence of added PUPs and eventually prevent them from accessing your computer.
Beware that as long as Refrebrepheon.info redirect keeps hijacking your web traffic, you may also start noticing lots of additional pop-ups and other types of ads in the browser. On one hand, this issue could make the browser sluggish. On the other hand, some of the following details may be obtained by unauthorized actors:
- Visited URLs and websites
- Browser’s home page
- Search queries
- Search queries on the visited web pages
- Type of used browser
- Operating system type
- Internet protocol (IP) address
- Geographic location
- The domain name of current Internet service provider (ISP)
- Diagnostic information which describes how their Services are operating on the system
Based on the collected data you could be redirected to corrupted web pages, or be spammed with lots of annoying ads that land on bogus websites.
How to Remove Refrebrepheon.info Redirect
In order to remove Refrebrepheon.info redirect along with all associated files that enable its appearance in the browser, you should complete several removal steps. In the guide below you will find all removal steps in their precise order. You could choose between manual and automatic removal approaches. In order to fully get rid of this particular undesired program and strengthen the security of your device we recommend you to combine the steps. Have in mind that installed files associated with this redirect may be detected with names different than Refrebrepheon.info.
In case you have further questions or need additional help with the removal process, don’t hesitate to leave a comment or contact us at our email.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Refrebrepheon.info from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Refrebrepheon.info from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Refrebrepheon.info from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Refrebrepheon.info from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Refrebrepheon.info from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Refrebrepheon.info from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Refrebrepheon.info from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Refrebrepheon.info from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Refrebrepheon.info
Step 2: Uninstall Refrebrepheon.info and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 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 are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Refrebrepheon.info on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Refrebrepheon.info there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Refrebrepheon.info from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Refrebrepheon.info and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Refrebrepheon.info via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove Refrebrepheon.info files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Refrebrepheon.info, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Refrebrepheon.info from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Refrebrepheon.info from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Refrebrepheon.info from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Refrebrepheon.info from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Refrebrepheon.info will be removed.
Eliminate Refrebrepheon.info from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.