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How To Disable And Remove Rewardsarcade Malware (Rewards Arcade Suite)

What is Rewardsarcade (Rewards Arcade Suite)?

Rewardsarcade (Rewards Arcade Suite, RewardsArcade.dll, Rewards Arcade BHO) is malware categorized as adware and spyware which is used to generate advertisements and collect information through the use of internet browsers. The Rewardsarcade.dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time an internet browser is turned on. Rewardsarcade is also used as a platform for Facebook games.

How does a computer become infected with Rewardsarcade?

It’s difficult to pin point the exact location of a Rewardsarcade infection, many victims become infected without consent or knowledge, only to notice Rewardsarcade has been downloaded to their computer after scanning their system.

How to remove Rewards Arcade Suite

Rewardsarcade is not blocked or diminished by firewalls, because Rewardsarcade is identified by the firewall as your browser itself. Therefore we have listed 3 different solutions to disable and (or) remove/uninstall Rewardsarcade from your computer and internet browser.

  1. Free Malware Removal Software
  2. Disable and Remove Browser Extension
  3. Delete All Rewards Arcade Files


1. Recommended: Anti-Malware Removal


Malwarebytes is perfect for deleting Rewardsarcade from your computer, plus offer free or paid versions. Click here to view all recommendations.

  • Step1:

Scan your system (Full scan preferred)

  • Step 2:

Select all Rewardsarcade items and click “remove selected” (Pictured)

Remove Malware

2. Disable and remove the Rewardsarcade extension

Google Chrome Addon (CRX):
  • Step 1:

Open Chrome, click on the Settings icon, and navigate to Tools -> Extensions.

  • Step 2:

Select the RewardsArcade plugin from the list of extensions, and click Uninstall.

Google Chrome Extensions

Mozilla Firefox Addon (XPI):
  • Step 1:

Open Firefox, and navigate to Tools -> Add-ons.

  • Step 2:

Select the RewardsArcade plugin from the list of add-ons, and click Uninstall.

Remove Rewardsarcade Extension Firefox

Other browsers (Windows):
  • Step 1:

Click Start, and navigate to: Control Panel.

  • Step 2:

Select “Add/Remove Programs” from the Control Panel. For Windows Vista/7 users, this will be called “Programs/Features”.

  • Step 3:

Select the RewardsArcade plugin from the list of software, and click Uninstall/Remove.


3. Manually remove Rewardsarcade’s files


First delete registry entries, then delete Rewardsarcade’s folders. Aftwards, check if each file has been removed.

Delete Registry Keys
  •  Type regedit in the search query on your start menu, press enter to access Window’s registry.

interface registry entry

  • Delete each file below by right clicking the entry.
HKCR\CLSID\{597A9974-8CB0-4f41-B61F-ED065738A397}
HKCR\TypeLib\{60BE6B2E-F2F5-4404-AA1E-4381D4A6EEA2}
HKCR\Interface\{6427058B-217C-4C7F-A6CE-C7934C0BDCEB}
HKCR\RewardsArcade.BHO.1
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{597A9974-8CB0-4F41-B61F-ED065738A397}
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{597A9974-8CB0-4F41-B61F-ED065738A397}
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{597A9974-8CB0-4F41-B61F-ED065738A397}
Delete Folders

User “1″ is the current system user or administrator. (PUP.RewardsArcade) will not be in the title.

C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\defaults (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\defaults\preferences (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\locale (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\locale\en-US (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498 (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Chrome (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\defaults (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\defaults\preferences (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\locale (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\locale\en-US (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498 (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Chrome (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox (PUP.RewardsArcade)
These are the files Rewardsarcade creates:

To complete removal or Rewardsarcade malware, make certain these 98 files have been entirely removed from your system.

C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome.manifest (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\install.rdf (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\background.html (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\browser.xul (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\crossrider.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\crossriderapi.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\dialog.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\manage-apps-style.css (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\manage-apps.html (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\messaging.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\options.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\options.xul (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\push.html (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\search_dialog.xul (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\socialapi.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\update.html (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\utilityapi.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\workers_chain.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\faye-browser-min.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\jquery-1.4.2.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\facebox.css (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\facebox.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\b.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\bl.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\br.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\closelabel.gif (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\loading.gif (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\tl.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\tr.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\defaults\PREFERENCES\prefs.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\locale\en-US\translations.dtd (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\button1.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\button2.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\button3.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\button4.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\button5.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\crossrider_statusbar.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\icon128.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\icon16.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\icon24.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\icon48.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\panelarrow-up.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\popup.css (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\popup.html (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\popup_binding.xml (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\skin.css (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\update.css (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\uninstall.ico (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Chrome\rewardsarcade.crx (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome.manifest (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\install.rdf (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\background.html (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\browser.xul (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\crossrider.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\crossriderapi.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\dialog.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\manage-apps-style.css (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\manage-apps.html (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\messaging.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\options.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\options.xul (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\push.html (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\search_dialog.xul (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\socialapi.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\update.html (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\utilityapi.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\workers_chain.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\faye-browser-min.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\jquery-1.4.2.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\facebox.css (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\facebox.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\b.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\bl.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\br.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\closelabel.gif (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\loading.gif (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\tl.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\chrome\content\lib\facebox\Images\tr.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\defaults\PREFERENCES\prefs.js (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\locale\en-US\translations.dtd (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\button1.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\button2.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\button3.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\button4.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\button5.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\crossrider_statusbar.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\icon128.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\icon16.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\icon24.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\icon48.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\panelarrow-up.png (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\popup.css (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\popup.html (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\popup_binding.xml (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\skin.css (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\AppData\Local\REWARDSARCADE\498\Firefox\skin\update.css (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\uninstall.ico (PUP.RewardsArcade)
C:\Users\1\Local Settings\Application Data\REWARDSARCADE\498\Chrome\rewardsarcade.crx (PUP.RewardsArcade)

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