How to Remove Ads by Web Companion Easily

August 26, 2015

Web Companion is a dangerous extension that has been considered as an adware virus. It installs to various browser as an extension so that many users may not have any notice about it until it causes troubles. This troublesome adware promises users to help them save time and money during their online shopping. However, though it looks so genuine, it is just a potentially unwanted program which only makes chaos during your browsing.

Web Companion will drop intrusive advertisements for you when you are surfing the Internet. Those advertisements are so annoying that they can show up every now and then no matter you need them or not. Besides, there are lots of suspicious links bundled to the ads by Web Companion, which can load many other destructive infections including ExportApplicati and Content Defender to your system if you hit on the ads blindly.

In order to mislead you to click on its sponsored ads, it even releases some coupons or popups related to your recent search items. Another annoying thing is that Web Companion can redirect your target websites to some certain sponsored websites, which are totally different from your request. In a word, Web Companion is a troublesome program that should not keep inside the system.

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Web Companion Screenshot:

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1. Get Rid of Web Companion Automatically & Permanently (Recommended)

If you don’t have enough computer techniques and time to remove this virus, please use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to remove the virus and fix the problem:

Step 1: Remove the Web Companion related programs from your computer

By following the first part of instructions, you will be able to trace and completely get rid of the intruders and disturbances:

  1. To terminate Web Companion application from the system, use the instructions which suit you:

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  • Windows XP/Vista/7: Choose Start button, and then go for Control Panel.

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  • Windows 8: Have the cursor of the mouse moved to the right side, edge. Choose Search and start searching “control panel”. The other way to get there is to make a right click on the hot corner in left (simply, Start button) and go for Control Panel selection.

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As you get into Control Panel, then look for Programs section and choose Uninstall a program.  In case your Control Panel is in Classic View, you should press twice on Programs and Features.

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When Programs and Features/Uninstall a Program Windows appears, take a look at the list provided, find and  uninstall one or all the programs found:

  • Web Companion; HD-Total-Plus; RemoveThaeAdAopp; UTUobEAdaBlock; SafeSaver; SupTab;
  • ValueApps; Lollipop; Software Updated Version; DP1815; Video Player; Convert Files for Free;
  • Plus-HD 1.3; BetterSurf; Trusted Web; PassShow; LyricsBuddy-1; Yupdate4.flashplayes.info 1.2;
  • Media Player 1.1; Savings Bull; Feven Pro 1.1; Websteroids; Savings Bull; HD-Plus 3.5; Re-markit.

Additionally, you should uninstalled any application which was installed short time ago. In order to find those recently installed applcations, press on Installed On section and here investigate programs based on the dates it were installed. Take a better look at that list once again and uninstall any unfamiliar program.
It can also happen that you may not find any of the above listed programs which you were advised to uninstall. If you realize that you do not recognize any unreliable and unseen programs, follow the next steps in this uninstallation guide.

 

Step 2: Uninstall Web Companion pop-ups from browsers: Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome

Delete Web Companion pop-up ads from Internet Explorer

By relying on the provided tips you can have your browsres brought back to the normal state.  Here are the tips for Internet Explorer:

  1. Go to Internet Explorer, press on the gear icon (right side). Find yourself on Internet Options.
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  2. In this section, press on Advanced tab, and continue with Reset.
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  3. As you are in Reset Internet Explorer settings section, go for Delete personal settings box, and move forward to Reset.
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  4. As you see that the task is being finished, choose Close selection, for actions to be confirmed. ” To finish, close and reopen the browser.

Eliminate Web Companion pop-up ads from Mozilla Firefox

If Mozilla Furefox browser on your system is somehow broken because of the entrance of viruses, you should restrore it. Restoring in other words means resetting browser to its primary state. Do not be worry as your personal selection on the browser will be safe, e.g. history, bookmarks, passwords and etc.

  1. While you are on Firefox, press on Firefox button, move through Help menu and choose Troubleshooting Information.
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  2. While on this page, choose Reset Firefox (on the right).
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  3. Carry on with Reset Firefox in the apperaing window.
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  4. Now, the browser will be restored to its default settings. When the process is finished, you will see the list of the data imported. Approve by choosing Finish.

Important: As the browser restore was conducted, be informed that the old profile of Firefox will be saved in the folder Old Firefox Data located on your system‘s desktop. You may need this folder or you may just remove it as it owns your private data. In case the reset was not successful, have your important files copied from the mentioned folder back.

Remove Web Companion pop-up ads from Google Chrome

  1. Find and press on Chrome menu button (browser toolbar) and then choose Tools. Continue with Extensions.

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  1. In this tab, delele ane unfamiliar plugins by pressing on the icon of trash can. Importantly, have all or one of these programs removed: Web Companion, HD-Total-Plus, SafeSaver, DP1815, Video Player, Convert Files for Free, Plus-HD 1.3, BetterSurf, Media Player 1.1, PassShow, LyricsBuddy-1, Yupdate4.flashplayes.info 1.2, Media Player 1.1, Savings Bull, Feven Pro 1.1, Websteroids, Savings Bull, HD-Plus 3.5.
  2. Download Removal Toolto remove Web Companion

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