eBates Moe MoneyMaker not only displays pop up ads but it interferes with many
programs that try to prevent it from working properly. On top of this it also
hijacks your browser and redirects you to sites where it can make money off of
you. Removing this is a MUST.
" In downloading and/or installing the Moe Money Maker Software, you agree to
1)Ebates and its agents may pop up brief alerts when you can save money by
shopping through Ebates or by using the Moe Money Maker Software.
direct your traffic to the merchant of your choice. This may be done
presenting a choice in a pop up alert asking whether you wish to save by
shopping through Ebates, thereby directing your browser through Ebates in order
to ensure you earn a reward, or
b)by automatically routing you through Ebates
and automatically earning you a cash-back discount with no further action on
your part being necessary.
3)Ebates may disable or uninstall any other product
or software tool that might interfere with the operability of the Moe Money
Maker Software or otherwise preempt or render inoperative the Moe Money Maker
Software in a manner that might jeopardize the ability of Ebates to earn you
cash back discounts or coupon savings offered by Ebates. In installing the Moe
Money Maker Software, you authorize Ebates to disable, uninstall, or delete any
application or software that might, in Ebates' opinion nullify its function and
put you at risk of loosing the cash-back savings that Moe Money Maker Software
is designed to earn you.
4)If you would like to utilize another savings tool,
you can simply uninstall the Moe Money Maker Software before installing a
competitive application. The Moe Money Maker Software can be easily uninstalled
through the standard 'add or remove programs' control panel, or through the Moe
Money Maker's preference settings.
Delete the following keys
your system then:
you click start --> Run and type in msconfig. Then select the startup tab. Any
references to the processes below should be deleted
Processes (may or may not exist):
Tip: this is only a list of known files/locations. You will want to do a
search by the name of the file to see if they're on your system.
A while back I wrote a guide to
Register/remove DLL or AX
files which you will need if you don't know how to unregister these files.
is in several locations so you'll need to search for them and unregister +
delete them in every location you find.
Clean your Registry:
be back to normal IF this was your only problem. I suggest you post in our HJT
forum since its not likely that this is your only bug.
Read this first