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Should I remove ReboundAlert?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,836
United States Rank #25,169
Reach 0.0027%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 108.70 days
716.62 days >
Average installed length: 376.53 days


2.5.86 47.17%
2.5.83 28.30%
2.5.79 24.53%


What is ReboundAlert?

This is adware that installs a web browser extension and will hijack the browser to inject search based advertisements.

About  (from WebAppTech Coding)

ReboundAlert is a free application that notifies you whenever someone breaks up on Facebook. The list of your friends who've broken up is 100% safe and private with you. The data is stored locally on your computer, not on any servers. This software can help increase your chances to get in a relationship.


ReboundAlert is a software program developed by WebAppTech Coding. The most common release is 2.5.86, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named common.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.14 MB (1,200,547 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 80% of users of ReboundAlert come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in ReboundAlert.
common.dll (f73fdabaa48ea21e6805c01fa507206d) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.36
ESET-NOD32 7.8782 a variant of Win32/ExFriendAlert.B
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.308 TROJ_GEN.F47V0803
VIPRE Antivirus 21340 SearchDonkey (fs)
ReboundAlert has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.reboundalert.com
Help link: www.reboundalert.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\reboundalert
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ReboundAlert\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ReboundAlert

Program module:common.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\reboundalert\IE\common.dll
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • common.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ReboundAlert' with the class of {44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}.

How do I remove ReboundAlert?

You can uninstall ReboundAlert from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ReboundAlert, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ReboundAlert.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ReboundAlert you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.92%
Windows 10 13.21%
Windows XP 11.32%
Windows Vista 7.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.32%
Windows 8 5.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.66%
Windows 7 Professional 3.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.77%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.25%
  United Kingdom 9.88%
  Canada 4.94%
  Germany 2.47%
  Australia 1.23%
  Spain 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.90%
Acer 16.33%
Dell 12.24%
ASUS 8.16%
Toshiba 6.12%
Sony 4.08%
Samsung 2.04%
Gateway 2.04%
American Megatrends 2.04%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq CQ... 4.08%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.04%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.04%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.04%


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