Way to Get Rid of WebCompanion.exe

WebCompanion.exe

WebCompanion.exe is a potentially unwanted program (pup), which becomes common recently. Many users get it and find it sits on their browsers. And it is always ready to release tricks and harms on the PCs. So users fear it and want to get some advice about how to avoid its infection. As for this, we will give a detailed introduction about this adware.
WebCompanion.exe adware
The users whose PC is infected with WebCompanion.exe will have a deep impression of it because it generally distributes many ads to their PC ceaselessly. And they are bothered with these ads when they are working, chatting, shopping and so on. These ads are smart and they will contain the things which attract the attentions of users, and they will lead users to the websites which contain virus, Trojan, or malware.

Threat Summary
 Type adware
Similar Threats ExtensionInstallForcelist
Distribution Method Spam email attached files, adware embedded in third party free software, hacked websites, , Rogue pop-up ads
Damage System settings or web browser settings may be changed without permission;

Spam commercials ads come up when user get online;

More Adware may be installed without user’s knowledge;

Rogue websites pop up to redirect user’s Google search;

User’s private data may be collected .

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Who does ads by WebCompanion.exe change itself to the likings of users? It should start with its capacities to get data from users and analyze them well. In this case, it is also programmed to substantially produce the ads with the key words. Its hackers design it to help malicious things infect the PCs. So it will care less what will happen to your PC.

Even you don’t care the ads which bother you, you should still remove WebCompanion.exe because it will finally cause system crash on your pc. In the end, all your files and data will lose if it stays for long. Here are some instructions for your reference to remove it. So please check the advices here.

How to Manually Remove WebCompanion.exe from Windows OS? (Steps)

>> If you are a Mac OS user, please read the Mac guide: How to Manually Remove Virus & Malware From Mac OS? 


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Step 1 – Uninstall suspicious and unwanted programs from Control Panel:

Windows 10

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1. Uninstall suspicious and unwanted programs from Windows 10

  • Click Start menu at bottom-left corner of your Win 10 screen:

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  • Select System :
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  • Select Apps & features, and then select WebCompanion.exe related apps or unwanted programs, then click Uninstall:

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Windows 8

2. Get rid of suspicious and unwanted programs from Windows 8

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Press the Windows Key to open Start Screen. If it does not comes out, then use this option:

  • Win 8 User – Hover the cursor in the bottom-left corner of your win 8 screen and wait for the Start Screen appears, then click on the icon to toggle over to the Start Screen

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  • Win 8.1 User – Click on the Start icon in the lower left-hand corner to open the Start Screen.

– Select WebCompanion.exe related apps or unwanted programs, and then click on Uninstall:

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Win7 & Vista

3. Remove suspicious and unwanted programs from Win7 & Vista

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  • Click Start button and select Control Panel:

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  • Select “Uninstall a program”

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  • Select WebCompanion.exe or related unsafe apps , and then click Uninstall

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PLEASE NOTE

WebCompanion.exe may reinstall itself multiple times if its core files and related malware are not removed. We recommend using SpyHunter Anti-malware to scan entire PC and see if it will detect malicious files and malware for you:

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 Step 2 – Delete suspicious and unwanted extensions from Web Browsers

Chrome

Delete suspicious and unwanted extensions from Google Chrome

Start Google Chrome and click the “Customize and control Google Chrome” icon at the top right corner >> Select More Tools and click Extensions:

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Identify suspicious extensions related with WebCompanion.exe and click click trash icon to remove it:

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Firefox

Uninstall suspicious and unwanted extensions from Mozilla Firefox

Start Firefox and click the 3 parallel lines icon at the top right corner and Click Add-ons :

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Under Extensions tab: If you see unknown or suspicious add-ons listed, select it and click Remove:

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IE

Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Internet Explorer

Start IE: Click on the cogwheel icon at the top right corner and click Manage Add-ons

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Under Toolbar and Extension tab: Select suspicious extensions and click Disable button

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Edge

Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Microsoft Edge

If you have enabled Extensions function on Edge, follow the steps here to delete suspicious and unwanted extensions:

Start Edge: Click the More (…) button ahe tog right corner and click Extensions:

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Select the extensions you want to remove and click Uninstall

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Opera Browser

Remove suspicious and unwanted extensions from Opera Browser

Start Opera Browser: Click Menu button at top left corner and select Extensions:

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Select “All” list: Select suspicious and unwanted extensions and click the “X” button to uninstall it:

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PLEASE NOTE

Malicious extension may reinstall itself on web browser repeatedly if its core files and related malware are not removed.

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Step 3 – Delete harmful registry files related with WebCompanion.exe from Regedit Editor.

1. Press Windows key and R key at the same to launch “Run” window >> Input regedit and click OK to launch Registry Editor:

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2. In Registry Editor: Select Edit button and click Find >> Then type the virus name and click Find Next:

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delete WebCompanion.exe completely

3. Right-click on the malicious registry files you find and click Delete:

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PLEASE NOTE

You may damage your system if you have wrong operations in the Registry Editor. If you were to do this manually, you need to be extremely careful.

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Step 4 (Optional) – Reset web browsers to remove malicoius items installed by WebCompanion.exe.

Chrome

Reset Google Chrome

Start Chrome browser and click on (☰) icon at top right corner And select Settings:

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Type “reset” into search box and click Reset button at the bottom:

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Click RESET to confirm:

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Firefox

Reset Mozilla Firefox

Start Firefox: click on (☰) icon at the upper right corner >> Click Help >> Click “Troubleshooting Information”

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Click the “Refresh Firefox” button and click another “Refresh Firefox” button when dialog box will appear on your screen.

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IE

Reset Internet Explorer

Start IE browser: Click gear icon at the upper right corner and select “Internet option”

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Now click“Advanced” and click on “Reset” button.

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Check out the “Delete personal settings” box and click on “Reset” button.

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Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge

Start Microsoft Edge browser: Click More (…) icon on the top right corner and select Settings :

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Click Clear browsing data button and then click Clear to confirm:

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Opera Browser

Reset Opera

Start Opera browser: Now click Help menu and select About Opera:

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Copy the Paths of Profile and Cache, and then open them one by one by pasting them into the Search Box of Start Menu:

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Delete the two folders: Profile and Cache and your opera will be reset.

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