I wrote this article to help you remove Rexmox.com. This Rexmox.com removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
The appearance of the Rexmox.com page is a clear sign of troubles. The site indicated that there is a cyber infection, lurking somewhere in your system. An adware pest, to be exact. It has managed to slither in undetected and it is now wreaking havoc on your PC. Do not panic, though. We have some good news for you as well. The adware is relatively easy to tackle.
It is also considered less harmful than other pests like ransomware and Trojans. If you take immediate measures, you should have no problem dealing with the intruder. However, this does not mean that the infection is completely harmless. Of course, not. If it was, it would have been in the malware family.
Each infection causes troubles and each infection goes out of hand eventually. This means that if you give the adware enough time, it may cause you some irreversible damage. Do not wait for this scenario to unfold. Once you spot the Rexmox.com site, find where the adware is hiding and delete it on the spot. Do not waste time in debates. The pest has no place in your system and the sooner you remove it, the better.
Following a successful installation, the pest starts working immediately. Do you know what it was created for? To serve hackers` malicious purposes. To be clearer, the adware boosts web traffic to particular pages and bombards you with ads so that the crooks can gain pay-per-click revenue. With each of your click on links, pages or adverts, you fill hackers` pockets. That’s right. You become their sponsor. What is more worrisome, though, is how the adware selects the ads it shows you.
Well, it spies on you. It monitors your every online move and learns that you like. It knows what pages you visit, which sites are your favorites one, what search queries you make, everything. Then, it uses this information to display commercials which will spark your interest. This way, it knows that you will be tempted to click. Sneaky tactics, isn’t it? But there is more.
The sensitive data the adware steals from you may not be used for marketing purposes only. Not that this is not bad, but there is something worse. What if the hackers steal your personally identifiable and financial credentials and then blackmail you. Or, what if they sell it to third parties and you get scammed? Trust us, there is no outcome which you will be satisfied with. Expect the removal of the adware. This is what you must do before it is too late.
Keep your privacy private. Do not let some strangers with agendas get a hold of it. Follow our removal guide at the end of this article and get rid of the nasty intruder ASAP. Do it now because the more it stays, the worse your predicament gets.
How did you get stuck with the pest? Do you often download free programs off of the web? Most people do. Most people also tend to rush the installation process. If you are one of them, change your habits. Always carefully read what you are about to agree to. Opt for the Custom settings in the Setup Wizard instead of the Standard ones. Yes, they are more time-consuming but they also give you the chance to see if there are some extra apps bundled with the original program, which are about to the installed on your PC.
You are also able to remove them before finishing the installation. Do that. The bundling method is only effective because users are careless and in a rush. Do not make yourself an easier victim bay being negligent. A little extra time and attention can save you tons of future issues.
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Here are the steps you must perform to remove the hijacker from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.
Remove From Chrome:
Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove Rexmox.com from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.