What is SelectRebates.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the SelectRebates.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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SelectRebates.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with SelectRebates
SelectRebates.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as ShopAtHome Toolbar belongs to software ShopAtHome SelectRebates or Toolbar by (

Description: SelectRebates.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file SelectRebates.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 886,752 bytes (26% of all occurrences), 874,058 bytes and 4 more variants. 
There is no description of the program. It is not a Windows system file. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The program is not visible. SelectRebates.exe is digitally signed. SelectRebates.exe is a Verisign signed file. SelectRebates.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with SelectRebates.exe come up, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > ShopAtHome SelectRebates or Toolbar).

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Important: Some malware also uses the file name SelectRebates.exe, for example SAHAgent (detected by Sophos), and Application.Generic.286709 or Trojan.Generic.5028384 (detected by F-Secure). Therefore, you should check the SelectRebates.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If ShopAtHome Toolbar has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

Was detected as AdWare [Ikarus]
  James   (further information)
Appears to by spyware, detected by McAffee as such.

Summary: Average user rating of SelectRebates.exe: based on 3 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks SelectRebates.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users suspect danger.

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Best practices for resolving SelectRebates issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SelectRebates. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the SelectRebates.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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