Remove Websteroids (Manual Removal)


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Websteroids ads Just Started Popping Up?

Strange advertisements and pop-up ads from “Ads by websteroids” began to appear. You should know that you are infected with malicious program and you must take actions immediately if you want your privacy remain in tact. Websteroids is an adware supported application that will affect all your favorite browsers and will start displaying ads or transform into hyperlinks random words. When you click on these words it will open popup window stating that the ads are by Websteroids. Professional antivirus programs will detect this as PUP.Optional.Websteroids or Adware.Websteroids. This article will help you out to remove Websteroids from your system and clean your web browsers. In order to remove Websteroids, first you need to uninstall it from your add/remove programs, but it is not that simple to get rid of this parasite. The websteroids ads will still appear in your browser even when you uninstall it. This particular parasite can be downloaded from a variety of non-trusted websites. Most of the  free programs in the internet are bundled with unwanted software. You will be presented with an opportunity to accept or decline an offer to install the unwanted software, however, the decline is presented in a confusing way or simply ignored. Websteroids is being advertised as a program that will “Show The Web Who’s Boss” and “Use It to Destroy Ads!”. Nevertheless, it may look like a fun program, the websteroids program can be very disturbing and annoying by showing you advertisements regardless that you want them or not.

What is the Websteroids Virus?

Websteroids virus will integrate with your browsers and convert every landing page into advertisement nightmare. The displayed commercials are full of sponsored links and if clicked you can end up in installing an additional adware or even malware programs. It is highly recommended to remove websteroids ads immediately from your system. The websteroids ads virus is categorized as being an Adware, Potentially Unwanted Application and a Browser Hijacker.

How Can I Uninstall Websteroids?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the Websteroids Ads 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 websteroids 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 Websteroids ads from Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete  Websteroids from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove Websteroids leftovers

STEP 1 : Uninstall Websteroids from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

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Type “Appwiz.cpl

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Locate  Websteroids software and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

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STEP 2 : Remove Websteroids from Chrome, Firefox or IE

  • Open Google Chrome
  • In the Main Menu (1), select Tools (2)—> Extensions (3)
  • Remove the Websteroids Extension by clicking on the little recycle bin


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  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

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  • Open Mozilla Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable the Websteroids add-on


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  • Go to Help (1)
  • Then Troubleshoot information (2)
  • Click on Reset Firefox (3)

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  • 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).


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove Websteroids Leftovers

Nevertheless, manual removal is successful, I recommend to scan with any professional removal tool to identify and remove the malware leftovers.

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