How to uninstall (remove) WikiBrowser

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What is WikiBrowser?

WikiBrowser is a program that comes in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. WikiBrowser comes to PC bundled with other software without the user’s consent. After penetrating, it begins to spread a large amount of advertising content. WikiBrowser shows various banners, coupons, links to other sites and advertising. Therefore, it’s trying to get you to make purchases that you do not need. In addition, it is worth noting that most of the promotional offers are not valid. WikiBrowser threatens to the safety of your personal data. It can analyze your browsing, to gather your personal information and pass it to third parties. WikiBrowser is a potentially unwanted program and useless, so if you find it on your computer, remove it immediately.

WikiBrowser

How WikiBrowser gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as WikiBrowser, 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 WikiBrowser.

How to remove WikiBrowser from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove WikiBrowser

Or uninstall WikiBrowser manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove WikiBrowser from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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