What is Win Safety?

Win Safety is a program that help user to protect th PC from any errors, bugs and so on. But it’s not so good as it seems. It comes to the computer in the form of an extension to the browser. Win Safety hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. This potentially unwanted program, which comes without the user’s knowledge, complete with free programs. Win Safety distributes promotional content. This program displays the banners and coupons, as well as pop-up advertising content. This advertising may refer to the popular Internet sites and online shops. Win Safety shows the most “best” offer. In fact, most offers are false. The main objective in this program – is to make the user spend money for nothing. Win Safety also reduces the performance of your PC, increases traffic, changes your browser options, and changes the search results. Win Safety also collects your personal information. This information may be disclosed to third parties. If you find Win Safety on your computer, we recommend that you remove it immediately.

How Win Safety gets on your PC?

Malicious software infects a computer without the user’s consent. Usually, Win Safety comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If Win Safety has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove Win Safety from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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Alternative Solution:

Norton Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Win Safety.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Win Safety

Or uninstall Win Safety manually.

Step 1: Remove Win Safety from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Win Safety from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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