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In order to remove webget adware you need to uninstall it from your add/remove programs. Webget is an advertiser supported program that can be extremely annoying and disruptive. Its sole purpose is to generate revenue traffic and make money displaying advertisement banners and sponsored links within Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.
How Did the Webget Virus Infected My Computer?
The Webget took over your computer after you have installed a freeware that was bundled with it. It can be downloaded from a variety of questionable websites. Any free software is often bundled with suspicious third-party software. An opportunity is usually given to accept or decline an offer to install the unwanted software and change the home page and search engine; however, the decline of the offer is presented in a confusing manner or ignored.
What is the Webget Virus?
Webget will display annoying unwanted pop-ups whenever you go online and search the Internet, the displayed advertisement are full of sponsored links and if clicked you can end up in installing an additional adware or even malware. It is highly recommended not to use webget addons to do Internet activities. The webget virus is categorized as being an adware, Potentially Unwanted Application and a Browser Hijacker.
Am I Infected with Webget Virus?
If you are experiencing annoying popups from webget and you cannot stop them it no matter what you try, then you are infected with an adware virus, which in this case is the webget adware.
How to Remove Webget (Uninstall Guide)
If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Webget infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.
The Webget adware is specifically designed to make money. It generates web traffic, collects sales leads for other dubious sites, and will display advertisements and sponsored links within your web browser.
STEP 1 : Uninstall Webget from add/remove programs
Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command
Locate webget software, published by webget and click on uninstall/change. In general you should remove all unknown programs.
STEP 2 : Remove webget extension from Chrome
- Open Google Chrome
- In the Main Menu (1), select Tools (2)—> Extensions (3)
- Remove Webget by clicking on the little recycle bin
- Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind
STEP 3 : Remove Webget addon from Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox
- Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
- Disable the Webget Browser Extension
- Go to Help (1)
- Then Troubleshoot information (2)
- Click on Reset Firefox (3)
STEP 4 : Remove Webget extension from IE
- Open Internet Explorer
- On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon (1)
- Click on Internet options (2)
- Select the Advanced tab (3) and click on Reset (4).
- Restart IE
How to Permanently Remove webget Virus (automatic) Removal Guide
I recommend you to use any Professional Removal Tool to remove webget malware leftovers.