About this threat

Amazon Rewards Event Scam are false alerts, probably the result of an adware. This is a typical tech-support scam that tries to frighten users into calling certain numbers where they would be requested to provide remote access to their operating system. If you are dealing with adware , the advertisements will be highly intrusive. An adware is often added to freeware, and if it isn’t unchecked, it will install alongside the application. The advertisements themselves will not endanger your machine, as long as you don’t fall for the scam. The reason calling them would be a mistake is because you would be scammed out of a lot of money, or some malicious software could be installed. Keep in mind that before you permit anyone to have remote access to your OS, you should ensure they are credible. You can be calm that this threat You shouldn’t worry about the infection the advertisement is warning you about because it’s not real, and that your operating system is safe. The ads will only stop popping if you eliminate Amazon Rewards Event Scam, so the sooner you do that, the better.

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Are the pop-ups legitimate

The most probable way you obtained the infection is via free software bundles. Free programs have something added to them, and by opting for Default mode, you are allowing them to install. Advanced (Custom) mode are the settings you should pick. The attached offers will be made visible, and all you have to do is uncheck them. And while those items might not necessarily be harmful, if you weren’t properly informed about their installation, they don’t belong on your computer. If you wish to have to uninstall Amazon Rewards Event Scam or similar for the last time, start paying attention to what you install onto your operating system.

The false pop-ups aim to fool people into believing that there is something wrong with their operating system. It can be cautioning you about a virus, system error, licensing issues, etc, con artists will use all kinds of situations. The alert will generally also include some type of warning about leaked or stolen data because this urges less computer savvy people. A phone number would also be flashing somewhere, which would allegedly lead you to tech-support. Take into account that no legitimate software or security business will ever ask users to call them. So if you get an advert from Apple, Microsoft, or some other technology company, and are required to call them, you are being tricked. The scammers will use terms less-computer savvy may not know in order to appear legitimate, will explain that they can repair the non-existent issue, and charge a couple of hundred dollars. The reason these tech-support scams are still around is because less-computer savvy users still fall for them. Even if you dismiss the first advertisement, it would pop-up over and over again later on, so it’s not hard to see why some users would fall for these scams. If you’re still doubtful about whether the alert is legitimate, you could always use a search engine to look into it, and that would make everything clear. Most results will contain comments from victims about being scammed. So do not be afraid of closing the warning and fully overlooking it while you get rid of what’s causing them. If the pop-ups are regularly appearing on your screen, you will have to find and remove Amazon Rewards Event Scam ad-supported program.

Ways to eliminate Amazon Rewards Event Scam

Taking care of Amazon Rewards Event Scam uninstallation should not be difficult, so we doubt you will have issues. You could choose to either delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam manually or automatically. If you opt for the manual way, you will have to find the infection yourself, but you will see elimination instructions below. If you would rather eliminate Amazon Rewards Event Scam automatically, acquire anti-spyware software. The alerts should stop appearing if you removed the threat entirely.

Learn how to remove Amazon Rewards Event Scam from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Amazon Rewards Event Scam

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Amazon Rewards Event Scam from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Amazon Rewards Event Scam from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam

Step 5. Remove Amazon Rewards Event Scam from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam

Step 6. Remove Amazon Rewards Event Scam from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

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