What is WNET?

WNET – a program that comes bundled with freeware without the user’s consent. WNET installed on your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox & Internet Explorer). WNET is advertising product, because this program is constantly annoying user by intrusive advertising. WNET displays banners and coupons, links to other sites and advertising. These pop-ups contain offers online stores in which the program promises to help you save money. In fact, most of these offers are not true. The main objective of WNET – to get you to spend money. Also, WNET modifies browser settings, reduce the performance of your PC and so on.

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How WNET gets on your PC?

WNET comes on the computer without the user’s knowledge. It can get on your PC insensibly in the form of additional content or come bundled with free software. Also, this program can be installed from its website or partner sites. Often users download freeware via Installation Manager, which hides within itself potentially unwanted programs (download.com, ebay.com etc.). Installation of programs, in these cases, happens quickly and installation progress is not displayed. Thus, the user does not expect that computer is at risk. The user should read attentively the user agreement and not hurry to press “Next” button. Try to choose the “Advanced” type of installation. If the program is already infiltrated on your PC, then you need to get rid of WNET now!

How to remove WNET from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove WNET

Or uninstall WNET manually.

Step 1: Remove WNET from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove WNET from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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