About “Google Survey” scam

The reason “Google Survey” scam adverts are popping up is because an ad-supported program has infected your PC. These scam alerts will attempt to convince you to call con artists pretending to be technical support so that they could get remote access to your operating system and install questionable, expensive applications. If an adware is indeed responsible, expect pretty intrusive advertisements. If you carelessly install freeware, it isn’t surprising that an adware is installed. The adverts are harmless, and as long as you do not fall for the scam, your machine is not going to be put in danger. However, if you did call them, con artists will attempt to fool you into giving a lot of money for a service you have no need for, or more severe malware may be installed, and that may lead to stolen personal data. Keep in mind that before you allow anyone to have remote access to your system, you should check them and make sure they are who they say they are. You can be calm that this infection the advert is warning you about it’s not real, and that your system is safe. When you erase “Google Survey” scam, the advertisements should go away, and you will be able to go back to regular browsing.

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Why are the warnings popping up

An adware is frequently discovered packaged with other applications. Free applications have something added to them, and by picking Default mode, you are giving them permission to install. Instead of Default, pick Advanced (Custom) settings. The added items will be made visible, and if you do not want them, just uncheck them. And if you think they could be of use, bear in mind that they didn’t intend to correctly disclose their installation, and you would have installed them unknowingly. It is crucial that you pay attention to how you install programs and where you get them from because otherwise, you will have to delete “Google Survey” scam or similar over and over again.

All of these kinds of warnings are identical, they all want people to believe that their operating system is experiencing some type of issues. Scammers will create all kinds schemes, such as malware, licensing or computer problems. These types of alerts will usually also include some type of warning about leaked or lost data because this urges less computer savvy users. According to the pop-up, so as to solve the mentioned issues and prevent data from leaking, you need to dial their tech-support, who are actually scammers. When dealing with these kinds of pop-ups, bear in mind that real software or security companies won’t ask you to contact them via some random phone number. So if allegedly Microsoft or Apple is requesting you to call them through some warnings, know that it is a scam. Con artists on the other side of the line would try to convince you that a cleanup is a must, while actually there is nothing wrong with your system. Tech-support scams are very obvious but because less-computer savvy people are not acquainted with them, they may become victims. It isn’t hard to imagine why some users may fall for these scams because if they are popping up regularly, they may appear somewhat real. However, even if you entirely trust the warning, you should still investigate using a reliable search engine. Most results will include comments from users warning to be careful of these con artists. Now that it has been confirmed to be a scam, just close the warnings and deal with what is bringing them about. If the alerts are regular, you will need to erase “Google Survey” scam advertising-supported program to make them stop.

“Google Survey” scam termination

There should be no issues with “Google Survey” scam uninstallation because it is not hard. It is possible to terminate “Google Survey” scam in two ways, manually or automatically, and you should opt for the one best suiting your computer abilities. The by hand method might take more time but it is possible, and we have placed instructions to help you below. If you would rather terminate “Google Survey” scam automatically, get anti-spyware software. You should no longer encounter the pop-ups if you terminated the infection completely.

Learn how to remove “Google Survey” scam from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall “Google Survey” scam

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to remove “Google Survey” scam

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” scam
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” scam
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove “Google Survey” scam from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” scam
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” scam
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” scam
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove “Google Survey” scam from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” scam

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” scam
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to remove “Google Survey” scam

Step 5. Remove “Google Survey” scam from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” scam
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to remove “Google Survey” scam

Step 6. Remove “Google Survey” scam from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” 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 remove “Google Survey” scam
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to remove “Google Survey” 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.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for “Google Survey” scam removal.

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  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan How to remove “Google Survey” scam
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove “Google Survey” scam and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results How to remove “Google Survey” scam

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