How to remove (uninstall) WebBooster

WebBooster is the advertising-oriented software which capabilities can be used by swindlers to obtain money from advertising. The promotional programs are divided on two camps: browser hijackers and adware. The one distinction therebetween is that the hijackers give more attention to redirections and adware can display ads on your desktop. The most frequent method of infection for those programs is to play a worthy tool. One of the big parts of the job for advertising program's designers is to describe all functions the least clear, to delude you. Indication of recent doings of your mates on Twitter, better detection of bargains and sells, quick search and other useless functions – that’s what those tools offer. Actually, they don't care about what they declared and simply flood customer with advertising.

WebBooster

Lots of the people will be wandering that WebBooster is not dangerous for your computer. WebBooster cannot even be regarded as a virus, as it doesn't meddle with the work of programs, it does not destroy information and doesn't deal direct damage to the system. Advertisement utilities completely rely on their victims, giving them the opportunity to spoil their laptops. Showing ads, adware initiates a flow of users to definite web-pages and gets money for its makers. Advertising and boosting services, afforded by adware, are low-cost, and attract thousands of rustlers. This vicious circle is really hard to break and WebBooster will do its work until all customers will get a negative experience with adware or hijackers, and cease to install such programs.

After penetrating the PC and installation adware, the only thing that concerns adware is the promotional activity. The powerful flow of ads starts to take over desktop and browsers, making web-surfing completely impossible. Even if you managed to close the ads, WebBooster begins to act even more irritating, covering the whole web-sites. The obvious response on the emergence of big ad is to close it, but any click on it launches new tab or begins the download. Hijackers can distribute less ads than adware, but with hijacker you may not even get to the needed web-site, because of redirections. You can delete ads only by deleting WebBooster from your system ASAP.

 

Methods to remove WebBooster

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove WebBooster manually

Step 1. Uninstall WebBooster from the operation system

Step 2. Remove WebBooster from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

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It’s not very hard to uninstall WebBooster, but for some people it might become a problem. The seasoned PC operators might know how to execute the manual removal, but if you are not completely sure - simply use our instructions. Instructions will ensure the easy and fast removal of the hijacker, with no harmful effects and sudden issues. If you discovered the unwanted software just after the contamination, you will simply need to remove it, because after a week there will be lots of malicious programs. Any piece of advertising may hide a link on a virus or trashy software that will slow your system. If adware operates on your PC for a week or more - manual deletion, most likely, will be useless and you'll have to use the nice antivirus. Such program is called Spyhunter, and it can help you to completely clear the PC from malware in 5 minutes.

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall WebBooster from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select WebBooster and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\WebBooster
  • C:\ProgramData\WebBooster
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\WebBooster

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "WebBooster" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove WebBooster from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select WebBooster and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete WebBooster from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select WebBooster and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall WebBooster from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove WebBooster from the browser

How to remove WebBooster from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove WebBooster

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete WebBooster from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove WebBooster

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”

 

How to uninstall WebBooster from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove WebBooster

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete WebBooster from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose WebBooster and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete WebBooster from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

How to protect the computer?

90% of all hijackers on the Internet are pretty simple to uninstall, because they are not too complex. The main complexity isn't the quality of viruses but their number. According to this, you must understand not just how to uninstall malicious programs, but firstly, how to avoid them. Here's a list of advices and if you'll abide them, the results will be impressive.

  • All propositions in the Web that promise you outstanding profit should be carefully revised before you are getting involved in it. Most of them are harmless, created to boost the web-page on which they are placed, but some of them lead to real fraud schemes that might make you face the financial losses.
  • E-mails are very frequently used to distribute harmful programs. You must be aware of any e-mails with attachments, or the ones that were sent from suspicious addresses.
  • The installation of any programs, and particularly the "cracked" ones, should be closely checked. During installation, users receive lots of worthy info such as installation folder, the EULA and more. Some these programs use a method called "Partner setup" or "recommended setting", when in addition to the desired software you get a few useless ones. Such manner of installation is completely undesired, because you can't be sure about the added programs.

These directions are not hard to abide, but they all are allowing you to prevent the infection by malware. Even if the implementation of the tips is causing you uneasiness - you have to understand: it is much easier to avoid infection than to experience its consequences. Let your system be secure and clean, and if you face some difficulties - simply comment this article.

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