What is Winter Waldo?

Winter Waldo – program that gets into the computer as an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer). After penetration on the PC, Winter Waldo begins to spread promotional products of partner companies (eBay, Amazon, and others.). Winter Waldo displays banners and coupons, pop-ups and links to ad sites. Advertising can appear at any time during browsing, that is why Winter Waldo is so annoying for the user. Also, Winter Waldo can change the search results, redirect the user to other sites, bring in another unwanted software, and more. Winter Waldo change your browser settings and homepage. Winter Waldo threatens the security of your personal information. It reviews the history of your browsing, collects your personal information that can be transferred to third-party sites. Winter Waldo is a potentially unwanted program, and you need to remove it immediately.

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How Winter Waldo gets on your PC?

Malicious programs, such as Winter Waldo, come on PC bundled with free downloads and applications. Often, such software comes on a computer without the user’s consent. However, in most cases, users can prevent contamination of the system. To do this, you must be careful. Always read the user agreement. Take your time and do not press the “Next” if you are not sure that the program is safe. Also, you need to select “Advanced” installation type. Read reviews about the program. Do not expose your computer at risk. If your system has been infected by Winter Waldo, then read our detailed instructions to destroy it right now.

How to remove Winter Waldo from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Winter Waldo

Or uninstall Winter Waldo manually.

Step 1: Remove Winter Waldo from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Winter Waldo from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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