What is Cantataweb?

Cantataweb is a potentially unwanted program that attacks the computer unnoticed. Cantataweb hijacks popular browsers, there comes in the form of expansion and complicates browsing. How? Cantataweb displays banners and coupons, which provide information about the most “profitable” offers online stores. That’s a lie. These proposals do not exist. Developers try to cheat customers and make money. This program can completely change your browser settings not only, but also the computer. Removing Cantataweb very complicated. This program creates registry entries and send files all over your computer, so even if you remove it from the control panel, you can be sure that this program continues to be effective. Cantataweb analyzes browsing and collects personal information in order to then transfer it to third parties. This program increases the traffic and slows down the browser. If you find that your PC is infected Cantata web, then you should remove it immediately.

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How Cantataweb gets on your PC?

Malicious software infects a computer without the user’s consent. Usually, it comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If the malware has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove Cantataweb from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Cantataweb

Or uninstall Cantataweb manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Cantataweb.
  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 Cantataweb 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 Cantataweb, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove Cantataweb from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Cantataweb.
  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 Cantataweb.
  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 Cantataweb.
  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.

Remove following registry entries:

No information

Then remove following files:


And following folders

C:Program FilesCantataweb

Written by Rami Douafi


  1. I’m unable to delete the folder from my C Drive. Nor does the following file exist on my computer, Cantataweb.dll. What do I do?

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