How to uninstall (remove) Web Bar

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What is Web Bar?

Web Bar is a Potentially Unwanted Application and an adware that is presented in a way of a toolbar inserted to your desktop and allowing to initiate the search queries right from it. However useful it seems, you shouldn’t be taken in by its features, since it may cause troubles within the system once installed. Web Bar malware activity includes adding files and registry entries, and installing browser add-ons in order to show ads. These ads are aimed to attract the user and made him/her click on them, thus forcing a forwarding to third-party websites. Web Bar adware is very intrusive and will turn the browsing to a real nightmare, so it’s better to remove Web Bar ASAP.

Web Bar

How Web Bar gets on your PC?

Usually users are forced to install Web Bar, as it is, as a rule, bundled with freeware and shareware that is widely spread on the web. In this case the developers use the trick based on people’s ignorance and hastiness. The threat can be avoided by simple change to Advanced or Custom mode and unticking the complementary components, however, very few users do so. More rarely Web Bar is downloaded separately, and in this case, we can recommend reading the reviews of the product on the Internet and checking the information about its developer.

How to remove Web Bar from your computer?

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Or uninstall Web Bar manually.

Step 1: Remove Web Bar from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Web Bar.
  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 Web Bar 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 Web Bar, 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 Web Bar 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 Web Bar from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Web Bar from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

wbsvc.exe
Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll
ISightSDK.dll
unins000.exe

Remove following folders

%PROGRAMFILES%\WebBar\

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

1 thought on “How to uninstall (remove) Web Bar

  1. -ctrl alt delete
    -open command prompt
    -find the program running with the name “app” and the web bar icon
    -right click
    -open file location
    -drag all files in folder to trash
    -allow admin for all

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