The RRsavings virus is a term used to identify potential malware (or a PUP) categorized as adware, a browser hijacker, and spyware that primarily installs to a computer running the Microsoft Windows operating system and attaches to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer as a browser add-on, browser helper object (BHO), and extension without direct user consent. The RRsavings program may do this in order to serve targeted advertisements, which in return may create additional privacy relating issues for computer users.
Once RRsavings malware is installed onto a Microsoft Windows computer, the adware program will being to collect user information and will display target advertisements, deals, and offers for searched items or currently viewed websites and products on retail websites.
RRsavings advertisements are displayed in a variety of forms. Some are pop-under browser redirects that take up an entire browser window or computer screen, in-text ads that say “Ads by RRsavings” on them, or pop-up advertisements that appear in images and say “brought by RRsavings” on them.
The RrSavings extension for Google Chrome and other internet browsers has permission to access your data on all websites, read and modify your browsing history, and access your tabs and browsing activity.
How does RRsavings malware get onto a computer?
Users are sometimes given the opportunity to accept or decline an offer to install RRsavings software and other items; However, the request to decline the offer is often ignored or presented in a very confusing manner.
How to remove the RRsavings virus
- Automatically remove RRsavings virus – Scan for and automatically remove RRsavings and third-party malware
- Manually remove RRsavings virus – Remove/Uninstall RRsavings and third-party malware (if necessary)
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1. Automatic RRsavings virus removal
Use the instructions below to automatically remove RRsavings and third-party malware, as well as automatically remove unwanted search engines from your installed internet browsers.
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2. Install the free or full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.
3. Once Malwarebytes is installed, run the program and update the database if needed.
4. On the Dashboard click the large green Scan Now button.
5. Once the malware scan is complete, Malwarebytes may prompt a notice stating malicious objects were detected. Select the malicious objects and click the Remove Selected button to completely remove the malicious files from your computer.
CCleaner can be used to automatically repair internet browser settings startup up settings, and uninstall RRsavings adware and associated third-party software.
1. Install the free or paid version of CCleaner by Piriform.
2. Once installed, open the program and navigate to Cleaner > Windows/Applications and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.
3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries and click Disable and Delete once anything is found.
4. To automatically uninstall RRsavings and other unwanted programs, navigate to the Uninstall tab and search for RRsavings, etc. in the list of installed programs. Uninstall the unwanted software as selected by clicking the Run Uninstaller button.
2. Manual RRsavings virus removal
Use the instructions below to manually uninstall RRsavings and third-party software using Microsoft Windows removal procedures.
How to uninstall RRsavings
1. Access Windows Start Menu and navigate to the Control Panel.
2. Click Uninstall a program or Add and remove a program.
3. In the list of installed programs search for RRsavings and other potentially unwanted software. Once the adware program is located, double click the unwanted program(s) or highlight them in the list and click the Uninstall button. Keep in mind that RRsavings may use a different title name than suggested.
How to remove RRsavings add-ons and extensions
Use the instructions to remove RRsavings add-ons, extensions, plug-ins, and toolbars. Please note, it may be necessary to remove multiple third-party items.
1. Click on the Customize icon (wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.
2. Search for the RRsavings extension and remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.
1. Type Ctrl+Shift+A.
2. On the Extensions and Plugin search for the RRsavings add-on and remove it.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
1. Click Tools and select Manage add-ons.
2. On the Toolbars and Extensions tab search for the RRsavings add-on and remove it if located.