Rackspace Email Scam Removal Process (remove RackspaceEmailScam)

January 10, 2019

The Rackspace Email Scam is a rather clever spam email scam that attempts to leverage the well-known Rackspace name and company claiming to be a support ticket email that asks for personal information. The process that the Rackspace Email Scam uses to steal personal information is through a phishing scam where the spam message contains a link to view the support ticket but redirects browsers to a phishing site that looks like it is one directly from Rackspace asking for account information.

Those who encounter the Rackspace Email Scam should take immediate action to delete the email message and enable spam detection on their email client or email service provider. Moreover, computer users who receive the Rackspace Email Scam should scan their system for malware to detect and automatically remove any threats that may have caused the Rackspace Email Scam message to load or be received from a computer hacker.

Are you getting popups from Rackspace Email Scam? Have you identified that you have Rackspace Email Scam installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove Rackspace Email Scam completely from your computer?

Why should you remove Rackspace Email Scam?

If Rackspace Email Scam resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that Rackspace Email Scam may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking Rackspace Email Scam removal process.

How can you manually remove Rackspace Email Scam

Manual removal of Rackspace Email Scam may not be for everyone. Each manual Rackspace Email Scam removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic Rackspace Email Scam removal process.

Rackspace Email Scam can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate Rackspace Email Scam in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find Rackspace Email Scam, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing Rackspace Email Scam. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with Rackspace Email Scam from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with Rackspace Email Scam, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with Rackspace Email Scam by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\Rackspace Email Scam folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed Rackspace Email Scam completely from your computer. If you find that Rackspace Email Scam is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic Rackspace Email Scam removal process.

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