How to uninstall (remove) Water Plant

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What is Water Plant?

Water Plant is an extension for the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer), which comes bundled with freeware without user’s consent. The main objective of this program – it is the spread of various types of advertising (banners, coupons, pop-ups, etc.). Water Plant takes effect immediately after penetration of the PC. Arrogant advertisement will appear at any time during your browsing. Advertising has in popular online stores and partner companies. However, most of the proposals are not true. Developers are trying to get you to buy something that is not. Also, Water Plant can change your browser settings, home page and other settings. Water Plant doesn’t do anything useful, it increases traffic and reduces the performance of your PC. If you find Water Plant, you must immediately remove it.

Water Plant ads

How Water Plant gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as Water Plant, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Water Plant.

How to remove Water Plant from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Water Plant

Or uninstall Water Plant manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove Water Plant from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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