How to uninstall (remove) Web Companion

What is Web Companion?

Web Companion is a potentially unwanted program that comes as an extension to the browser without the user’s knowledge and treat Intruding Apps. Web Companion distributes advertising. Web Companion displays banners, coupons and links to ad sites. Web Companion can add intrusive toolbar and change the settings of your browser, for example, the home page. Also, the results of your search can be replaced by advertising links. Web Companion is not a virus, but it can cause irreparable damage to your PC. Web Companion can also gain access to your personal information and send it to third parties. Web Companion increases web traffic and significantly slows down the computer. Web Companion created in order to make money. Many of the proposals of the program are false. Be very careful if you find yourself on a PC Web Companion. Then delete it right now.

Web Companion

How Web Companion gets on your PC?

Penetration of such programs depends largely on the care of users. Most of malware comes bundled with other programs that the user downloads from the free sites. Few are closely watching the installation process, and sometimes do not know that their computer is at risk. Always read the user’s agreement and don’t press “Next” button once. First, make sure that the program is safe. Select advanced installation type. Remember that there are many similar programs in the Internet. Read reviews about the programs, and if your computer is already infected by Web Companion, then use the instructions below.

How to remove Web Companion from your computer?

To uninstall Web Companion remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Web Companion in their database. Please, use them to remove Web Companion.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Web Companion – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Removal Tool

Alternative Solutions:

1. Plumbytes Anti-Malware – detects files, registry values and folders of Web Companion.

 

Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware
 

2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Web Companion – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

Download MalwareBytes Antimalware

 

Or uninstall Web Companion manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Web Companion.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Web Companion and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Web Companion, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove Web Companion from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Web Companion.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Web Companion.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Web Companion.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

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Written by Rami Douafi

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