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Confidentialsurveys.co Removal

19 Jan 2016

What is Confidentialsurveys.co?

confidentialsurveys.co removal

Confidentialsurveys.co pretends to be a market research company that uses surveys to help businesses. This is all a false front to make you install their software, or rather adware. They hijack parts of your computer like your internet browser to display unwanted ads that earn them revenue. Additionally, many users report frequent pop ups when they are simply using their computer. It is most likely that you did not intentionally install Confidentialsurveys.co, but that it was “bundled” into an installation of another application. The Confidentialsurveys.co adware my change your browser settings to allow it to change your default search engine, homepage and other preferences. If Confidentialsurveys.co ever prompts you to install additional software, take care to close it immediately and not install it. Below we will provide a guide for how to remove Confidentialsurveys.co yourself or with the assistance of donation supported software.

 

How to Uninstall Confidentialsurveys.co Manually

Windows 10 or Windows 8 Uninstalling

To start, we will locate and uninstall any unwanted software or malware that may be installed on your PC.

1. To begin uninstalling a program on Windows 10 or Windows 8 right-click on Windows Start button and select the “Control Panel” option.

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2. After your reach “Control Panel” click “Uninstall a program”, found under “Programs”.

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3. Now you will see a screen called “Programs and Features”. Find the program “Confidentialsurveys.co” from the list of currently installed software and uninstall it. To make it easier to find recently installed software, click the “Installed On” column to place them in order of installation.

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Windows 7 or Windows Vista Uninstalling

1. If you have Windows XP, Vista or 7, begin by clicking the Windows “Start” button and choose “Control Panel”.

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2. After your reach “Control Panel” click “Uninstall a program”, found under “Programs”.

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3. Now you will see a screen called “Programs and Features”. Find the program “Confidentialsurveys.co” from the list of currently installed software and uninstall it. To make it easier to find recently installed software, click the “Installed On” column to place them in order of installation.

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After removing the software from Windows it is important to check all browsers extensions and see if the malware added any unwanted extensions. Here are instructions for each of the popular web browsers:

Internet Explorer

1. Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
2. Select Manage Add-ons and open Toolbars and Extensions.
3. Select the extension and then get rid of it.

Google Chrome

1. Open your browser.
2. Tap Alt+F.
3. Select Tools and click Extensions.
4. Select the extension and click the trash button.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open your browser.
2. Tap Ctrl+Shift+A and then open Extensions.
3. Select the unwanted software.
4. Click Remove.

Removing Confidentialsurveys.co With AdwCleaner

AdwCleaner is an open-source adware cleaner that will find all unwanted installations, registries and extensions that Confidentialsurveys.co has placed on your computer. This is the simplest way to remove Confidentialsurveys.co that we have found.

1. To start, click on the following link to download AdwCleaner from its original site: AdwCleaner Download(this link will open a new, safe website to download AdwCleaner)

2. After it is downloaded and you have found the AdwCleaner Icon, you will have to close all open programs and internet browsers in order for it to work. Double click the AdwCleaner icon and if Windows asks for permission to run the file, allow it.

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3. When AdwCleaner is open, click the “Scan” button to search your computer for Confidentialsurveys.co.

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4. When AdwCleaner is done scanning, click the “Clean” button to remove anything Confidentialsurveys.co (and potentially other malware) has added.

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5. AdwCleaner will now tell you to save any edited files or documents because it needs to reboot the computer. Do so and allow the computer to reboot.

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When your computer is rebooted it will be clean of all traces of Confidentialsurveys.co. AdwCleaner will automatically open a log text file to let you know what it cleaned.

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