What is WebWatcher?

WebWatcher is parental control software. It was designed to help parents to monitor their children’s online activity. The WebWatcher program is also used by spouses and even by police. No one would consider that WebWatcher is a malicious program if not for the fact that it reports all the users information including emails, websites they visit, even passwords and logins. All the data would be sent to the Awareness Technologies servers. Many users concerned about their privacy and the security of their data would want to remove the program, but they would find out that it is not as simple as it seems. It is impossible to remove the program through Add/Remove utility, your antivirus would not detect it as a spyware. But there are some methods how to uninstall WebWatcher.

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How is WebWatcher installed on your PC?

Usually programs WebWatcher gets installed with free programs installation. Some sites also offer their own download manager that contains malware. How to avoid it? Most importantly, do not believe empty promises.

How to remove WebWatcher from your PC?

If you want to get rid of it, you will need to follow these steps. Please follow them carefully, as if you miss something, the WebWatcher and search will not be completely removed. The program may not contain any uninstall program so in this case the only way is to delete it manually.

There are tools that can help you remove WebWatcher and other stubborn programs and unwanted applications even if you have trouble removing using Control Panel. Please, use them to remove WebWatcher.

Recommended Solution:

Spyhunter 4 – fully removes all instances of WebWatcher – files, folders, registry keys.

 

Alternative Solutions:

1. Stronghold Antimalware – detects files, registry values and folders of WebWatcher.

 


 

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

 

 

Or uninstall WebWatcher manually:

Uninstall WebWatcher from Control Panel

windows xp logo Windows XP:

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

windows 7 logo Windows 7:

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logo Windows 8:

  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 WebWatcher, select it and click Uninstall.

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

Remove following registry entries belonging to WebWatcher:


HKCU\Software\WebWatcherV8

Then remove following files belonging to WebWatcher:


AES256.dll
AES256_x64.dll
ccp.dll
DemoUninstaller.exe
Director.dll
dprx.dll
ffe.dll
ffe100.dll
ffe110.dll
ffe120.dll
ffe130.dll
ffe140.dll
ffe3.dll
ffe35.dll
ffe36.dll
ffe40.dll
ffe50.dll
ffe60.dll
ffe70.dll
ffe80.dll
ffe90.dll
mca.dll
mcapp.dll
mcapp64.dll
mcff.dll
mcgc.dll
mcie.dll

And these folders belonging to WebWatcher:


C:\Program Files\WebWatcherV8\

Written by Aleksei Abalmasov

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