How to uninstall (remove) PodoWeb

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What is PodoWeb?

PodoWeb is a program that comes in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. PodoWeb comes to PC bundled with other software without the user’s consent. After penetrating, it begins to spread a large amount of advertising content. PodoWeb shows various banners, coupons, links to other sites and advertising. Therefore, it’s trying to get you to make purchases that you do not need. In addition, it is worth noting that most of the promotional offers are not valid. PodoWeb threatens to the safety of your personal data. It can analyze your browsing, to gather your personal information and pass it to third parties. PodoWeb is a potentially unwanted program and useless, so if you find it on your computer, remove it immediately.

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How PodoWeb gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs come on a computer without consent of the user. User may not notice the penetration of these programs. PodoWeb comes bundled with other free downloads from popular sites. Typically, users do not attach importance to the conditions and suggestions. This is a mistake. Always read the user agreement to know what you are offering. Take your time. Try to follow closely the installation process and pay attention to the elements that are obscured or are written in small type. Select advanced installation type. Do not install programs that seem suspicious. Be careful! If your PC is already infected, then use the instructions that mentioned below to remove PodoWeb completely.

How to remove PodoWeb from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove PodoWeb

Or uninstall PodoWeb manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove PodoWeb from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


PodoWeb.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%PodoWeb

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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