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How to Remove Rankromp Pop-up Ads? (Adware Removal Guide)


 

Your web browser is brimming with ads, coupon brought by Rankromp? Wondering how to get rid of those pop-ups once and for all? Then follow the step-by-step instructions in this article to get rid of Rankromp and stop pop-up ads.

 

 

What Is Rankromp?

 

 

Rankromp is promoted by its developer as a browser add-on that enhances your browsing experience. While you surf the web, Rankromp’s tools Compare, Deals, Inline, Related, Review, and Search are working behind the scenes. It says those the work of those tools can save you time and money. However, that’s the real reason why you are seeing Rankromp pop-ups, such as Deals, Coupon and Ads brought by Rankromp.

Rankromp adware

In essence, Rankromp is a browser extension or plugin that can work on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Although can be downloaded and installed willingly from its official website and some other websites, it comes as special offer along with other free downloads stealthily. Therefore, people rank low in acceptance of this software, and it is categorized as adware or PUP (potentially unwanted program).

Rankromp may collect search terms from your search queries and monitor your online activities to feed you more precise coupons and advertisements. Even worse, it may share the information for unethical use, so you should remove it as soon as possible.

 

 

How to Remove Rankromp and Stop Ads by Rankromp? (Removal Guide)

 

                                                                                                           

Outline of the removal guide:

Option 1 > Remove Rankromp adware and stop Rankromp adware ads manually

     Step 1 Uninstall Rankromp and related malicious programs

     Step 2 Remove Rankromp extensions and plugins from IE/Firefox/Chrome

     Recommended—Clean up residual files and invalid registry entries

Option 2 > Remove Rankromp and stop Rankromp ads with Cloud System Booster

Malware Prevention Tips.

                                                                                                            

 

Option 1 > Remove Rankromp and stop Rankromp ads manually

 

Step 1 Uninstall Rankromp and related malicious programs

 

As mentioned above, Rankromp often infects computers by being bundled in the installer of other free software, so you should uninstall Rankromp and any suspicious and unexpected programs that installed recently.

 

For Windows 8 Users:

Move mouse pointer to the bottom right corner of the screen.

Go to Charms bar Settings Control Panel Uninstall a program

Uninstall Rankromp and other unknown or unexpected programs.

 

For Windows 7/Vista Users:

Go to Start button > Control Panel > Uninstall a program / Programs and Features

Uninstall Rankromp and any suspicious third-party application

 

For Windows XP Users:

Go to Start button >  Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs

Remove Rankromp and any suspicious third-party application

 

 

Step 2 Remove Rankromp extensions and plugins from IE/Firefox/Chrome

 

If you are still encountering Rankromp ads after removing Rankromp and relate malicious programs, you should go through the following guides to check your browser and remove Rankromp leftovers on your web browser.

 

For Internet Explorer Users:

To remove extension: click on the gear icon or Tools → select Manage Add-ons → go to Toolbars and Extensions tab → right click on Rankromp and any other suspicious extensions → choose Disable in the drop-down menu → close the window and click on OK button

IE manage add-on

 

For Mozilla Firefox Users:

To remove extensions and plugins: click on the orange Firefox button firefox button on the upper left corner of the browser → hit Add-ons → go to Extensions tab → Remove suspicious extensions (Rankromp)

Firefox-Add-ons

Switch to Plugins tab → Disable suspicious plugins

 

For Google Chrome Users:

To remove extension: Click on Customize icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) > Tools > Extensions → locate Rankromp and any unwanted or unknown extension → click the Recycling Bin to remove it

Chrome-Extensions

 

 

Recommended—Clean up residual files and invalid registry entries

 

Please note that although Rankromp and related malicious program is uninstalled, there are still many residual files – like invalid registry entries still on your computer. These junk files occupy disk space of your computer and may degrade your computer performance over time. It is complicated to delete them manually, so you may need the help of a system cleaner or system optimizer. We recommend you Cloud System Booster.

 

1. Download and install the free or paid version of Cloud System Booster.

Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Cloud System Booster Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

2. Launch Cloud System Booster and click on the Quick Care button.

Cloud System Booster-home

 

3. Click on Clear button after scan finished.

Cloud System Booster-scan

 

 

Option 2 > Remove Rankromp and stop Rankromp ads with Cloud System Booster

 

To remove Rankromp and stop Rankromp ads automatically, you only need to download and install Cloud System Booster, a system cleaner and optimizer.

 

Cloud System Booster free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_csb.html

 

1. Uninstall Rankromp with Anvi Uninstaller

 

Anvi Uninstaller is a tool integrated in Cloud System Booster which is a system cleaner and optimizer. Anvi Uninstaller will scan and delete leftovers after uninstall a program.

Launch Cloud System Booster → go to Toolbox → Download and Run Anvi Uninstaller → scroll down the Recently Installed list and locate any suspicious program → hit Uninstall to remove

Click-N-Mark-uninstall

 

Please note that the Prefect Scan feature is only available for Cloud System Booster Pro version users. You can use this function by getting a trail license or upgrade to pro version.

Cloud System Booster purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

 

2. Remove Rankromp browser extension and plugins

 

Slim Toolbar featured in Cloud System Booster enables you to manage toolbars and extentions on Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome simultaneously.

 

Click on the up arrow on the Home tab of Cloud System Booster to go to Slim Toolbar, then remove all the suspicious extensions and plugins.

CSB 3.0-Slim Toolbar

 

When you are not on the Home tab, you can find Toolbar Manager on the right side.

Cloud System Booster-toolbar manager

Click-N-Mark extension remove

 

 

3. Clean up residual files and invalid registry entries

 

Please note that there would be some leftovers in your computer after uninstall programs especially those malware. You’d better clean up your system with a system cleaner and optimizer and that’s what Cloud System Booster developed for.

 

Switch to Home tab → click Quick Care button → click Clear button after scan finished

Cloud System Booster-scan

 

Now, your computer should have been free from the infection of Rankromp. If you have encountered any problem in the removing process, please leave a reply and we will help you fix your problem as soon as possible.

 

 

Malware Prevention Tips                     

 

1. Keep an eye on what you are agree to install and do not just click on Next blindly.

As mentioned above, Rankromp sneaks into your computer by being bundled in the installer of other free software, so you should be attentive when install such programs and always opt for custom/advanced installation.

 

2. Turn on the security settings of your installed web browser.

If you always encounter the problems such as pop-up ads and redirecting, you may need to check if the available security settings of your web browser are on. You can view Turn on Security Features of Internet Browsers for Safer Surfing Online for tutorial.

 

3. Keep a professional antivirus or antimalware program on and perform system scan regularly.

Adware like Rankromp may lead you to malicious websites and your computer may be exposed to other horrible computer infections, so we strongly recommend you to scan your computer with an antivirus or antimalware program to make sure that your computer is safe and clean. Anvi Smart Defender is such a program that you can make use of.

Anvi Smart Defender free version download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_asd.html

Anvi Smart Defender-1

 

There is an Anvi Ad Blocker integrated in Anvi Smart Defender, which can block malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites that cannot be distinguished and detected by the browser itself. If you are pro version user of Anvi Smart Defender, it is free to use for you. Also, you can download its trial version to create you a clean and secure online environment.

Anvi Ad Blocker free download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html (expires in 15 days)

 

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