What is WindowPolicies?

WindowPolicies – is a program that comes to the computer in the form of an extension to the browser. WindowPolicies constantly displays banner ads and coupons that are popular online shopping. WindowPolicies comes to the computer without the user’s consent, complete with free programs. Many users perceive WindowPolicies as a useful program. It is not so. WindowPolicies is a potentially unwanted program. WindowPolicies analyzes your browsing history to find exactly the information that might interest you most. Also, WindowPolicies can change your browser settings to change the home page, or redirect the user to other sites. This program can replace the search results. Many anti-virus software can not find this program, so is can easily cause harm to your computer. If you find WindowPolicies on your PC, then you need to remove this program right now.

windowpolicies ads

How WindowPolicies gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrate to computer bundled with free programs. Malicious software comes on a computer without consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found WindowPolicies, use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove WindowPolicies from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

Download Norton*Trial version of Norton provides detection of computer viruses for FREE. To remove malware, you have to purchase the full version of Norton.

Alternative Solution:

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

 

Download Norton
 

You can try both of these products to remove WindowPolicies

Or uninstall WindowPolicies manually.

Step 1: Remove WindowPolicies from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove WindowPolicies from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

no information

Remove following files:


Policies.exe
Policies.exe.config
Vinayupdater.exe
enterprisesec.config.cch
security.config.cch

Remove following folders


C:\Windows\Temp\is-A8HMT.tmp\PoliciesSetup.tmp
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Policies2022
C:\Program Files (x86)\WindowPolicies
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Policies2021

Written by Rami Douafi

Leave a Reply

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.