What is Microworks PC?

Microworks PC is yet another ad-supported potentially unwanted application. It uses a virtual layer to generates ads above pages’ content forcing user to click the commercials first. These ads are designed so that even a click on X mark will cause a redirection. A user will be forwarded to a website of Microworks PC partners who need to promote their domains. If the best happens one will visit a commercial site filled with other ads, otherwise it will be a malicious source. And that will lead to further infection. If you want to prevent this, you should avoid the ads and remove Microworks PC ASAP.

Microworks PC

How Microworks PC gets on your PC?

The majority of users who have experienced the infection with Microworks PC have claimed that the adware appears after installation of freeware or shareware. Some also remembered receiving spam emails or visiting suspicious websites. So, be aware of unverified links and attachments. And you should be especially attentive while installing software, since bundling with other programs have proved to be the most effective method of malware spreading. In the setup wizard always choose Advanced/Custom installation mode and decline the boxes with the applications which you don’t want to have on your PC.

How to remove Microworks PC from your computer?

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

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Or uninstall Microworks PC manually.

Step 1: Remove Microworks PC from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Microworks PC and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Microworks PC from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Microworks PC from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Step 3: Remove following files and folders of Microworks PC:

Remove following registry entries:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\microworkspc.com

Remove following files:


Remove following folders


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