Rocketsaler is a browser extension by WebPick, which is delivered via the InstallRex platform. Rocketsaler is designed to display various advertisements, banners and coupons as the user browses online shopping websites like Walmart, Ebay, etc. This may be considered useful by many, yet users should keep in mind that the promoted third party ads may redirect them to unsafe web locations and expose their system to security threats if clicked on.
Rocketsaler – Distribution
As a typical adware, Rocketsaler is distributed via bundled downloads of shareware and freeware. To prevent unwanted or unsafe installations on their computers, users should always select the Advanced options where they can see what additional programs and applications get installed along with the desired software and opt-out.
What Does Rocketsaler Do?
Once installed, Rocketsaler starts showing a number of banners, pop-up ads, coupons, etc. These can not only be quite annoying, but they can also present a certain risk to your computer if you decide to click on them.
Additionally, Rocketsaler may collect information about the user’s browsing habits, search queries, IP address, etc. The gathered data may then be shared with third parties for advertising purposes.
Remove Rocketsaler from Your Computer
Although adware is not considered a high-level threat, users should be careful with links and advertisements brought to them in the form of pop-ups and banners. To remove Rocketsaler from your computer permanently follow the steps below.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Rocketsaler from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Rocketsaler from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Rocketsaler from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Rocketsaler from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Rocketsaler from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Rocketsaler from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Rocketsaler from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Rocketsaler from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Rocketsaler
Step 2: Uninstall Rocketsaler and related software from Windows
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Rocketsaler 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 Rocketsaler there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Rocketsaler from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Rocketsaler 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.
- 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 Rocketsaler via Step 1 above:
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 Rocketsaler files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Rocketsaler, 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 Rocketsaler 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 Rocketsaler 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 Rocketsaler 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 Rocketsaler 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 Rocketsaler will be removed.
Eliminate Rocketsaler 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.