Youtube Reward Center Scam Removal Guide

Do you know what Youtube Reward Center Scam is?

If you ever encounter Youtube Reward Center Scam or you have already encountered it, you should close it right away and go to check all installed programs/perform a scan with a diagnostic scanner because there is a huge possibility that some kind of advertising-supported application (adware) has slithered onto your computer. Theoretically, you could have opened the domain containing this notification yourself by mistake too. In such a case, you will not see Youtube Reward Center Scam again if you do not enter this domain. If you cannot get rid of the YouTube Reward Center pop-up, close it immediately no matter how convincing it looks because it is completely fake. It has nothing to do with YouTube, we can assure you. It seems that it is only used to convince users to provide some personal details. Do not provide any personal information because you will not receive a gift Youtube Reward Center Scam tells you about. Instead, it is more likely that privacy-related problems will arise if you provide any information about yourself. In some cases, Youtube Reward Center Scam might be opened in full-screen. In this case, you will get rid of this pop-up only by killing the process of the web browser you use in Task Manager. Unfortunately, we cannot promise that it will not be displayed to you again after some time.

The content of fake pop-ups users encounter depends on their location, Internet Service Provider, and the web browser they use to surf the Internet, but they all share the same goal – to convince users to take action, e.g. provide certain personal details. Do not provide any information about yourself if you have encountered Youtube Reward Center Scam because you will not get any free item. It is more likely that you will agree to pay for services you do not need every month by entering your name, surname, telephone number, and email address. Also, all these details you provide might be used to send you spam or provide you with undesirable offers. In the worst-case scenario, they might even end up in cyber criminals’ hands. Revealing personal details might result in undesirable outcomes, so do not take a survey and do not provide any information if you ever encounter Youtube Reward Center Scam. What you should hurry to do instead is to close the message displayed to you. If it reappears, it means that closing the web browser with it will not be an effective solution to the problem.

Advertising-supported applications (adware) are usually the ones responsible for displaying fake pop-ups to users. If Youtube Reward Center Scam reappears on your screen again soon after you close it, this might be a sign that an adware program is active on your system too. The presence of adware on the system means that your PC is unprotected. If you do not do anything to change this, you might discover new malicious applications on your computer in the near future. Adware programs usually travel bundled together with other programs, but some users install them on their PCs themselves without even realizing that they install adware. Adware programs do not start displaying pop-ups right away, so it usually takes time for users to realize that untrustworthy software is associated with the notification they see. From now on, you should read terms of use before installing new software downloaded from the Internet if you do not want to allow another untrustworthy program to enter your system. It goes without saying that you should download software only from trustworthy sources too. If you are not so sure that you could prevent untrustworthy software from entering the system all alone, acquire security software and keep it active 24/7.

If Youtube Reward Center Scam keeps returning even if you surf trustworthy websites only, you should use the manual removal guide provided below. First, you will need to remove all suspicious applications (if you cannot find any of them on your system, it would be smart to perform a system scan with an antimalware scanner). Then, go to reset the web browser you use to default settings.

Delete Youtube Reward Center Scam

Remove suspicious applications

Windows XP

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the unwanted program and click Remove.

Windows 7/Vista/8/8.1/10

  1. Launch Run by pressing Win+R simultaneously.
  2. Type Control Panel and click OK.
  3. Go to Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the program you want to delete.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Reset web browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press Alt+T.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. Click Advanced.
  4. Click Reset.
  5. Check the box next to Delete personal settings.
  6. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Click the menu button and click Help.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information.
  4. Under Give Firefox a tune up, click Refresh Firefox.

Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome.
  2. Press Alt+F.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Go to the bottom.
  5. Click Advanced.
  6. Click Reset.

In non-techie terms:

The appearance of a pop-up claiming that you can get an iPhone X or another expensive item in exchange for taking a short survey can mean only one thing – you have encountered Youtube Reward Center Scam. The message you see is fake, so nobody is going to give you anything. Because of this, you should not provide any personal details too. Instead, focus on the removal of the scam. It not always disappears with the web browser closing. In some cases, users need to find and delete bad software from their PCs to get rid of the scam.