What is WebProtect

Nowadays, there are too many fake protecting programs and one of them is WebProtect. It’s a browser add-on, that may be embedded into many browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox. Developers of this product claim, that WebProtect protects you from different attacks and invades. But it displays a big amount of advertisements, like pop-ups, ads banner, in-text links on websites, that you visit. Mainly, WebProtect displays coupons and deals on online store websites. Don’t click on those advertisements or you will be redirected to malicious websites, where your PC may be additionally infected by malware. Remove WebProtect before it would be late.

WebProtect

How is WebProtect installed on my PC?

Such applications like WebProtect, can reach your computer in different ways. But the most usabe method is – “Bundling”. Malware is bundled with free or share software, and when you install this software, malware may be installed too. To prevent this, first of all, don’t download software from unknown/suspicious sources, better to download them from official websites or use license software. Secondly, pay attention to every step at installation, choose custom/advanced setting if you can.

How to remove WebProtect?

There are two ways to uninstall WebProtect: Special removal tools and manual removal guides.

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to WebProtect – 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 WebProtect.

 

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Manual WebProtect Removal

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to WebProtect;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to WebProtect;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

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

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to WebProtect and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

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

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 1-3 point by typing “chrome://settings/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find WebProtect;
  6. Click on bin icon to remove extension.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 1-2 by typing “about:addons” in address bar or pressing Shift+Ctrl+A.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+T or Click Tools on the top of the browser;
  3. Click Add-ons;
  4. Click Extensions;
  5. Find WebProtect;
  6. Click Disable or Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt+T, or Click on Gear Icon in the right-top corner;
  3. Click Manage Add-ons;
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions;
  5. Find WebProtect and Click Disable ;
  6. Click More information button;
  7. Click Remove

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

WebProtect – is a typical adware, that poses as protecting software. It may be the reason of many problems with PC, there is why we recommend you to remove WebProtect as fast as possible.

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