|Name||Rewinup Cinema Ads|
|Short Description||The program may display annoying advertisements and slow the user PC down as well as collect user information.|
|Symptoms||Slow user PC, intrusive advertisements, annoying banners.|
|Detection Tool||Download Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by Rewinup Cinema Ads|
|User Experience||Join our forums to start a discussion about Rewinup Cinema Ads.|
In case you have seen “Ads by Rewinup Cinema” or any similar caption on annoying pop-up ads appearing on your computer during browsing, there is a good chance that you may have an adware PUP installed on your machine. Potentially unwanted programs cause a lot of issues for the health of affected PCs and sometimes they may even infect it indirectly with malware. This may happen via displaying ads leading to malicious websites and redirects to such. Malware researchers strongly recommend using a special Anti-Malware program that detects such low level threats where most antivirus programs fail.
Rewinup Cinema Ads – How Did I Get It?
Similar to MovieDeal, MovieJunkies and other ad-supported apps, Rewinup Cinema Ads may have presented itself to you as useful software to help you watch movies as well as TV series according to your interests and preferences. However, you should not be fooled by this application. Besides being advertised on its websites, it also may use a method for distribution called bundling. Bundling is essentially including the program as a part of the installation process of another free program downloaded online. Many reputable sites such as Softonic, Cnet and others use bundling as a marketing tool to generate profits. But there are some third-party sites that may bundled potentially harmful ad-supported apps like Rewinup Cinema Ads and let them slip into your computer.
Rewinup Cinema Ads – More about It
This may be done with the purpose of displaying advertisements that target users based on their activity online. The targeted ads may be two types:
- Ones that are generated immediately based on online searches, clicks or content in the website a user visits. (Website subject, highlighted text, etc.)
- Ones that are generated randomly during browsing according to aggregated information about the most visited user’s websites.
Either way, such advertisements may lead to third-party websites that may either:
- Infect the user PC with malware.
- Scam users out of their funds via fake tech support, fake SMS services, fraudulent Registration forms and others.
Cyber-criminals have become increasingly smart, infecting users based on collected information via cookies that such PUPs gather from the user. This is why it is advisable to immediately remove them, because who knows – one day you may receive a dangerous pop-up that may infect your PC with malware.
Removing Rewinup Cinema Ads
In order to remove Rewinup Cinema Ads completely from the user PC, you should make sure that you follow the step-by-step tutorial provided below. What is more, you need to choose a good anti-malware scanning tool that will help you with the detection of any unwanted files and even malware in case your PC has been infeced by Rewinup Cinema Ads indirectly.
Step 1: Remove/Uninstall Rewinup Cinema Ads 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.
Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Rewinup Cinema Ads.
Step 2: Remove Rewinup Cinema Ads from your browser
Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu
Select Rewinup Cinema Ads and click “Remove”
After Rewinup Cinema Ads is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
Select Rewinup Cinema Ads 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’.
After Rewinup Cinema Ads has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.
From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
In the new window select ‘Extensions’
Click once on Rewinup Cinema Ads
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Rewinup Cinema Ads. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Rewinup Cinema Ads will be removed.