Disable and Uninstall Web Companion on Windows System


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Web Companion is a program created by Lavasoft, and claims to protect people's computer via blocking browser hijacking attempts and provide additional protection to the Windows system. However, it seems like the program does not impress the user and many people want to uninstall Web Companion on their PCs, what's going on? You will need to know more about this app and take a right way to remove it if you need to do so.

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Web Companion and its removing problems

When talk about Web Companion application, I found many people would like to categorize it as a PUP - potentially unwanted program, because it will change many of settings on your web browsers, such as the homepage, search engine as well as the browser add-on, which usually create some troubles for people using the browser normally. In addition, many people are also afraid of it will record the personal information via people vising some websites for shopping, and other activities involved the money transfer. So they think that this program should be removed on their PCs. However, they often cannot finish the software removal and meet these problems:

Since this application attaches some add-ons on the web browser, it will bring some troubles when you need to clean it thoroughly on your PC. So please read the following words and we will tell you how can uninstall Web Companion in manual or automated way.

You can try to uninstall Web Companion in these two ways:

Manual option - remove the program by yourself on the PC

Actually, this is a removing way that usually taken by the advanced computer users, because they are clear about what should they do and what are files they need to delete on the PC; on the contrary, if it is taken by a computer fresher, they would easily make a manual error and cause additional problems on the computer system. Therefore, before you start this way to uninstall Web Companion, please make sure you are a experienced PC user and familiar with your computer system.

Step 1: uninstall the program

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Step 2: clean its vestiges - registry keys


Step 3: remove associated settings of Web Companion on web browsers

If you do not choose to restore your web browser while conducting program removal, and you also want do clean your web browser afterwards, you may need these removing steps to clean it well:

In Google Chrome



In Firefox


After referring to the manual removing steps above, do you feel very troublesome or annoying to uninstall Web Companion in this way? If you want a faster way to get rid of this software and clean its vestiges on your PC, try the advanced uninstaller.

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Automatic option - uninstall Web Companion with Total Uninstaller

This is a more effective way to remove Web Companion, and more significantly, it is available for all of computer user and allow people to uninstall the program easily. Total Uninstaller is a program removal tool that can integrate the program removal and leftovers clean in one removing process, and you can finish the whole program removal with very simple steps as follow:

Steps to uninstall Web Companion with Total Uninstaller


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Posted By: Patrick / May 10, 2016

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