What is CrankWeb?

CrankWeb represents malware. CrankWeb masked as a program that checks for viruses and potentially dangerous objects. Usually CrankWeb penetrates known browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. In fact, this is very CrankWeb dangerous software. Once CrankWeb hits the PC, it begins to spread their files all over your computer and starts the Windows system directory. Furthermore CrankWeb starts stealing your data, such as passwords, access codes, account information and mail. After awhile CrankWeb creates its registry entries and then can self-renew. In this regard, it will be very difficult to remove. In addition, most antivirus software do not find CrankWeb on your PC. That’s why this program can easily cause harm to your computer and disable the operating system.

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How CrankWeb gets on your PC?

Like most programs of this type CrankWeb gets onto your computer when you are downloading free software from popular sites. Usually in the installation files are hidden malware. Most often, simply remove the tick or simply click “disagree”. Be careful and carefully monitor the process to install any software, and in any case, do not install unknown and suspicious software. Do not believe empty promises and attractive offers. Better read reviews about this program.

How to remove CrankWeb from your computer?

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

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have CrankWeb in their database. You can try to use them for removing CrankWeb.

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Norton Malware Suite

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Stronghold AntiMalware

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Malwarebytes AntiMalware

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Fully removes all instances of CrankWeb – files, folders, registry keys.

Detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as CrankWeb.

Finds CrankWeb

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Or uninstall CrankWeb manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove CrankWeb from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


Then remove following files:


And these folders

C:Program Filescrankweb

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