How to uninstall (remove) WordShark

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What is WordShark?

WordShark – it is a potentially unwanted program. This comes on the computer as an extension for the browser bundled with other free software without the user’s consent. According to the developers, WordShark – this is a very useful program (extension), which helps the user to find the most profitable and attractive offers online stores. After penetration WordShark displays banners and coupons with advertising content, it can change your browser settings, or even modify the search results. In addition, WordShark may redirect you to third party sites. The main objective in this program – is to get you to spend money on goods and coupons are not valid. Also, WordShark can take hold of your personal information and send it to third parties. If you find WordShark on your PC, you must remove it immediately.

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How WordShark gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. WordShark 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 WordShark.

How to remove WordShark from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove WordShark

Or uninstall WordShark manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find WordShark.
  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 WordShark 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 WordShark, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove WordShark from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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