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How to Remove We-Care Reminder and We-care.com Redirect?

 

Keeps being redirected to we-care.com and We-Care Reminder shows up constantly when you shop online? You are annoyed by such behaviors and want to remove We-Care Reminder? Then read on this post.

 

What Is We-Care Reminder?

 

We-Care Reminder is an application that helps to promote and raise money for your cause without cost to you when you purchase online. It is described as follow on its official website:

When you download the We-Care Reminder, every time you shop at a participating merchant, a percentage of what you spend will be returned to your We-Care.com cause — at no cost to you!

When you download We-Care reminder, you may be prompted to choose a Cause and see below pop-up.

We-care reminder download

Once We-Care Reminder installed on your computer, it will add extension to your installed internet browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and/or Google Chrome), so that it can display a “Thank you” message when you shop at a participating merchant. It promises will not collect any personally identifiable information.

It can be downloaded and installed willingly from its official website and other websites. But, in most cases, it comes bundled with other software, such as download-manager, video conversion program and PDF creator without the knowledge and consent of the user. So in that sense, it is not so popular among computer users and is defined as PUP by the industry.

Please be careful when installing such programs and always opt for custom/advanced installation that you can deselect unwanted applications and settings.

If you think We-Care Reminder is useless to you or you don’t trust it, you can follow the removal guide below to get rid of it.

 

How to Remove We-Care Reminder and We-care.com Redirect?

 

Step 1 Uninstall applications by We-Care.com through Control Panel

 

Windows 8: Move the mouse pointer to the right side corner → select Search → search for “control panel” to get Control Panel→ Click on Uninstall a Program → search for applications by We-Care.com → Click on Uninstall button to remove them one by one

Or, move the mouse pointer to bottom left corner → right click onHot button → select Control Panel from the list → Click on Uninstall a Program → search for applications by We-Care.com → Click on Uninstall button to remove them one by one

Windows 7/Vista: Click on Start button → Select Control Panel → Click on Uninstall a Program / Programs and Features → search for applications by We-Care.com → Click on Uninstall button to remove them one by one

Uninstall-control panel

 

Windows XP: Click on Start button → Select Control Panel → Click on Add/Remove Programs → search for applications by We-Care.com → Click on Remove button to remove them one by one

 

 

Step 2 Repair the residual damage to your browser

 

In most cases, after uninstalling this application, the extension added would have been removed and We-Care Reminder pop-ups would have gone.

If you are still suffering this problem, you need go through the steps below to check and restore your browser settings.

 

1. Rid your installed web browser of We-Care.com extension

 

For Internet Explorer Users:

Click on the gear icon or Tools → select Manage Add-ons → go to Toolbars and Extensions tab → right click on WeCareRemindreClass → choose Disable in the drop-down menu → close the window and click on OK button

IE-we-care extension

 

For Mozilla Firefox Users:

Click on the orange Firefox button firefox button on the upper left corner of the browser → hit Add-ons → go to Extensions tab → Remove App By We-Care.com

Firefox-we-care extenstion

 

For Google Chrome Users:

Click on Customize icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) → click on Tools → select Extensions from the dropped-down menu → locate Shop With Purpose and We-Care.com App → click the Recycling Bin to remove them one by one

Chrome-we-care extension

 

2. Modify the homepage of your installed browser

 

In some cases, the homepage of your installed internet browser will be changed to we-care.com, so you need to revert it manually.

 

For Internet Explorer Users:

Click on the gear icon or Tools at the top right corner → select Internet options → hit General tab in the menu → replace http://www.we-care.com/ with a preferred domain like http://www.google.com/ or choose Use default

 

For Mozilla Firefox Users:

Click on the orange Firefox button firefox button → hit Options→ select General → choose Restore to Default

 

For Google Chrome Users:

Click on Customize icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) →select Settings

To reset startup page: hit Set pages → remove http://www.we-care.com/ by clicking the X at the end of the bar

Chrome homepage reset

 

To change homepage: hit Change →change homepage to google.com or any other webs you desire

Chrome-homepage

Step 3 Clean the invalid registry entries and residual files

 

After remove Solid Savings extensions, some registry keys and junk files are still on your computer. This residual files may slow down the performance of your computer over time, so you should clean up your computer after uninstall application. Try 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 Boost button.

Cloud System Booster-Boost

 

3. Click on Clean button after scan finished.

Cloud System Booster-Clean

 

Now, We-Care Reminder and we-care.com redirect should have been removed completely from your computer. If you have encounter any problem in removing this virus, please feel free to contact us.

 

Recommended—Optimize your computer disk with Anvi Ultimate Defrag

 

You are experiencing a incredibly slow and computer and browser performance even if you clean up your computer system regularly? Maybe you should consider if the poor performance is caused by disk fragmentation. Files get split up into fragments as you use computer and this theoretically slows down your computer. Thus to optimize the disk performance, you need a disk defragment program, such as Anvi Ultimate Defrag, to make the fragments as contiguous as possible.

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Launch Anvi Ultimate Defrag and check the disks and operations you want, then click on Start

This will take a long period of time, so you could tick “Shut down Windows after complete”.

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