What is Websteroids?

Websteroids is an application for playing a game called Asteroids in your web browser. It, in fact, allows you to play the game, however Websteroids tends to have other aims besides entertaining the user. Websteroids is classified as a Potentially Unwanted Program and an adware, as it is supported by advertising. Websteroids will annoy the user with tons of banners and pop-ups. However, it is not the only reason to remove Websteroids. The adware is also able to initiate redirections to its customers’ sites, which can be malicious. In addition, Websteroids users have complained that the program affects the system badly and causes slow downs.

Websteroids ads

How Websteroids gets on your PC?

Considering the fact that Websteroids is presented as a legitimate program and has an official website, one may download it from there or from download websites. Otherwise, it can infiltrate the system being installed with freeware and shareware. That’s why we recommend to check every installation to see, if there is any additional software and deselect suspicious stuff. It can be easily done by reading the EULA and choosing ‘advanced’ or ‘custom’ installation option.

How to remove Websteroids from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Websteroids

Or uninstall Websteroids manually.

Step 1: Remove Websteroids from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Websteroids from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

no information

Remove following files:

common.dll
WebsteroidsService.exe
Websteroids.exe
Websteroids64.exe
Uninstall.exe

Remove following folders

\ProgramData\websteroids

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