How to remove MyPoints (ads, banners, deals)
Name of the threat:MyPoints
Command or file name:Ruby14.exe
Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
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MyPoints intrusion method
MyPoints installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (MyPoints). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. MyPoints copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is Ruby14.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name MyPoints and value Ruby14.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name Ruby14.exe or MyPoints. Also, it can create folder with name MyPoints under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about MyPoints, please ask below. You can use programs to remove MyPoints from your browsers below.
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This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with MyPoints, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by MyPoints.
To get rid of MyPoints, you should:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use MyPoints Removal Tool for safe problem solution.
2. Delete the following malicious folders:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use MyPoints Removal Tool for safe problem solution.
Uninstall MyPoints related programs from Control Panel
We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for MyPoints entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If MyPoints won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use MyPoints Removal Tool.
Remove MyPoints related extensions from your browsers
MyPoints in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to MyPoints. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:
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Protect computer and browsers from infection
Adware threats like MyPoints are very widespread and, unfortunately, many anti-virus programs fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use Removal Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any anti-virus programs and creates additional shield against threats like MyPoints.
Here are the descriptions of problems connected with MyPoints and Ruby14.exe we received earlier:
I have removed the toolbar. But everytime I am on the internet to search...it automatically goes to mypoints.com search. Or I'll be on a website looking and all of the sudden it will go to the mypoints.com searches.
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