How to uninstall (remove) WebPorpoise

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What is WebPorpoise?

WebPorpoise – is a potentially unwanted program that infiltrates the computer as an extension to the browser. WebPorpoise hijacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. After penetration, WebPorpoise begins to “throw” the user, such as advertisements, banners, coupons, links to other sites, and so on. According to the developers, WebPorpoise created in order to help users to save money and find the cheapest deals. In fact, this program is trying to force the user to spend money for nothing. Most of the proposals are false. Also, this program may transfer your personal information to third parties. If you find a WebPorpoise on your PC, then you need to remove it right away.

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How WebPorpoise gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrate to computer bundled with free programs. Malicious software comes on a computer without consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found WebPorpoise, use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove WebPorpoise from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to WebPorpoise – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as WebPorpoise.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove WebPorpoise

Or uninstall WebPorpoise manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove WebPorpoise from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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


WebPorpoise.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%WebPorpoise

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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