RebateRobot Removal Guide

Do you know what RebateRobot is?

RebateRobot is an adware application that is responsible for displaying a lot of annoying commercial pop-ups. It does not differ much from any other adware application. It means that RebateRobot does not present any significant security threats, but as an adware application it should not be tolerated. Adware programs can be easily exploited by cyber criminals for their malicious purposes; hence the sooner you remove RebateRobot from your computer the better. Please, scroll down the manual removal instructions below this description to get rid of RebateRobot right now.

RebateRobot makes use of Crossrider engine that allows basically anyone to create “cross browser extensions in minutes”. The engine is not malicious, but the ease of use allows malevolent third parties to create an extensive number of half-functional applications that eventually torment computer users around the globe.RebateRobot Removal GuideRebateRobot screenshot
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It seems that RebateRobot is a rather old application, because it is compatible with Internet Explorer and the older versions of Google Chrome web browser only. If users are not satisfied with RebateRobot, the application offers manual removal instructions at It is an official website for this application, but take note that there is no direct download link there. The fact suggests that RebateRobot most often travel bundled with freeware, and if you have this adware application on your computer, chances are that there are some other unwanted applications installed on the PC as well.

Officially, the main purpose of RebateRobot is to help you save money. It says that you can “get up to 35% rebates from your favorite online stores with just one click”. RebateRobot is said to support over 2500 online stores, and with this application installed on your computer you can “make sure you get your cash back” whenever you shop online.

If would be great if only RebateRobot would not display a lot of third party pop-ups. Since it is an adware application, it needs to support itself and its creators by displaying annoying commercial advertisements. Apart from being annoying RebateRobot ads might prove to be dangerous as well, especially as this program does not check the reliability of third party content embedded in the ads. Thus, if a malevolent third party decides to make use of the vulnerable RebateRobot, by clicking on a pop-up ad you will end up redirected to dangerous websites.

Further adware infection or even exposure to malware distribution networks is a risk you have to consider when you wonder whether you need to remove RebateRobot or not. Our general piece of advice is to remove RebateRobot completely along with other unwanted applications. To check for other potential threats, scan the system with a licensed antimalware tool and invest in a security application that would safeguard your system in the future.

How to remove RebateRobot

Windows 8

  1. Drag mouse cursor to the bottom right of the desktop.
  2. Click Settings on Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove RebateRobot.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program and remove RebateRobot.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start menu button and go to Settings.
  2. Select Control Panel and open Add or remove programs.
  3. Uninstall RebateRobot.

In non-techie terms:

RebateRobot is a potentially unwanted application that might be used by cyber criminals to steal your personal information, make easy money or expose you to dangerous content. You need to remove RebateRobot right now if you want to avoid various security risks. Refer to the removal instructions below if the ones above did not lead to a successful removal.