What is WinWiki?

WinWiki is a browser extension that is installed without the user’s consent. Usually it comes bundled with other free programs. WinWiki is not a virus, but it is unnecessary as a potentially unwanted programs. WinWiki comes to PC, hijacks your browser and displays the banners, links and more. All this serves to motivate you on pointless purchases. WinWiki can redirect the user to ad sites, to change the results, change the home page, and more. WinWiki unsafe and carries a hidden threat to your computer. WinWiki traffic increases, reduces the performance of your computer and transmits your personal information to third parties. Remove WinWiki now!

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How WinWiki gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as WinWiki, come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all of the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already was attacked by WinWiki, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove WinWiki from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove WinWiki

Or uninstall WinWiki manually.

Step 1: Remove WinWiki from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove WinWiki from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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