What is WinClean?

WinClean is a program that is installed on your PC in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. WinClean hijacks your browser and displays advertising banners, displays false coupons and promotional links to sites that cooperate with the developers of the program. WinClean is a potentially unwanted program, it is not a virus, so antivirus software can not detect it. WinClean also distributes its files all over your computer, and then remove WinClean will be very difficult. WinClean may collect your personal information and pass it on to third parties. This reduces the speed of your browsing and constantly interfere with the user. banners and coupons that appear on the screen, show promotional offers popular sites that promise big discounts on various products. In fact, it is not the present proposals. The main goal of the developers that you spend money on anything and have generated. WinClean not do anything useful, so you should remove it right away.

How WinClean gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as WinClean, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. WinClean 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 WinClean.

How to remove WinClean from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove WinClean

Or uninstall WinClean manually.

Step 1: Remove WinClean from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove WinClean from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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