How to remove (uninstall) Wikaba.com

This is an item that helps to deprive the irritating banners from bothering you. We can explain to you how to get rid of aggravating ads forever, and shield the computer from re-infection. This item provides you with the crucial info on Wikaba.com adware to help you surf the Web easily again.

Wikaba.com

You should know one thing: Wikaba.com is the utility that displays advertisement to you. This actually means nothing, as banners from Wikaba.com have nothing to do with the proper advertising, and the software itself is more a script, capable of executing few operations, mandatory for banners to be shown to users. On our site, we will make it clear for you, in which way Wikaba.com penetrates the laptop, how it acts and how to remove it. The uninstalling guide is right below the informational section. If you do not want us to tell you anything – simply skip it and proceed to the uninstalling.

What is Wikaba.com

Wikaba.com is the newest adware, but the greater part of the updates made through its lifetime were only esthetic. There's no perforce to advance for Wikaba.com, as it's not counting upon any intricate code in its job – it depends on its victim. Adware is one of the simplest, but the most advantageous dangerous utilities, letting scammers to earn without being accused of anything. Of course, it doesn't look okay from your side: unwanted program crawls into the machine, turns it in sluggish, invites many other useless programs aboard, and shoves the huge pile of advertising down your throat. You might have many excuses, yet the fact is that Wikaba.com did infect the PC with your support. We’ll talk about it later, and now – let’s talk about what advertising utility does inside of your machine.

As we’ve said before, Wikaba.com is to plain to be called a virus, as it can’t create its replicas and automatically spread over the Net. It requires customer to download it, and when someone does so – Wikaba.com needs to be installed. The process of installation includes confirmation of EULA, where the functions of adware are fully explained. Needless to say, that the direct installation of Wikaba.com is a singular case. Sponsored installation is the most effective way, and we’ll explain what it is under this paragraph. In some cases customer has nothing to do with Wikaba.com getting into the computer, as it was invited by Trojan virus. But guess who helped it to penetrate the PC? That’s right, it has made it through one of the given manners.

 

How Wikaba.com gets into the system

Bundled infection is the plainest, fastest and most productive method to spread an undesired program through the Internet. Swindlers simply pick a popular unpaid utility, add some undesired programs to it, and wrap it all in a single package. During the installation of a popular program, you’ll get an offer to install everything else. Sometimes the process cannot be stopped, but most times users simply do not cognize it as they are okaying their way to installation without looking at the information in all those irritating windows. Now you see why we have told you that you’ve called Wikaba.com into the OS.

How to protect the system

We know how customer can protect the OS from Trojans, viruses, suspicious ads and most of other perilous programs. It's a pretty serious business, which requires some efforts. The way involves several behavioral patterns and habits you should abide, but it's not that difficult and you’ll form a habit soon. Here’s our advice:

  • You should cease clicking. That’s the habit you should create: you're looking for information – get it from Google. If advertisement appears on any page or on your computer, you'd better abstain from clicking on it. If anyone offers you to download any utility and claims that it’s great – use Google to understand what it is. To find it out faster - use the word "uninstall".
  • Another important thing is that, you should read the info that is displayed during the installation of any free program. Let’s explain it another way: you don’t have to inspect all 20 pages of User Agreement, just neglect offers of any installations besides the tool that you've wanted. If you see such suggestions – you’d better watch out.
  • You have to understand that lots of websites are bad. Hackers want to argue you into that your system is contaminated, by locking an open tab and forcing you to confirm an installation of any other utility. If the site's seems to be lagging – promptly close your browser via Task Manager, and you’ll be fine. No webpage is able to scan your PC for dangerous programs within a couple moments and find out whether or not it is contaminated.
  • Our most significant hint to shield your computer will be to forget about cracked utilities. When a program is gratis and you know for sure that it’s decent – just download it from the vendor’s website, and there won't be any problems. In case of a cracked software – they can only be seen on torrents. You won’t get decent defense there, and any file might have a virus.

How to remove Wikaba.com

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Wikaba.com manually

Step 1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

Step 2. Check hosts file

Step 3. Remove Wikaba.com from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari/Edge)

 

If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

 

We're aware of a couple effective manners to eliminate Wikaba.com from your laptop. The number one is to look into the scheduled tasks list, and all other places where you may find the footprints of virus. You’ll have to recover the settings of your browser to their normal position,. When it's done – clear the registry from unwanted strings, and repeat the operation with the list of system tasks. In some cases you might have to clear the hosts file. If you’re sure you can do it – just follow the directions. If you don't have any clue about tech parts and simply want ads to disappear – there is one more manner for you. It’s much faster than the manual variant, since it provides you with the continuous protection against dangerous software. The method we're offering is Spyhunter, and it’s the highly powerful antiviral utility. You might not believe us, but it’s on the market for twelve years already, and there are an army of satisfied customers, whose computers work well and aren't taken over with viruses. If you want to make your device secure – click the button below to get Spyhunter and feel its benefits.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

2. Check the following folders for the suspicious elements

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

3. Clean registry:

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

 

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Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select the program and press Uninstall

 

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 unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Check hosts file

Modify hosts file, that located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ .

Hosts file.Step 1

Open the file with Notepad and delete suspicious strings.

Hosts file.Step 2

It has to look like this:

Hosts file.Step 3

Step 3. Remove Wikaba.com from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable strange extensions:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Wikaba.com

Step 2.Change homepage:

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

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove unfamiliar add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages

 

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete suspicious extensions:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • Home
  • Choose “Blank page” into Homepage and new windows

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable strange add-ons:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose add-on and press button "Disable"

Step 2. Change homepage:

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

 

Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Delete the suspicious extensions.

  • Menu
  • Extensions
  • Choose unfamiliar extension
  • Press Uninstall

Step 2. Change homepage.

  • Go to the website of the search engine you want
  • Select More actions
  • Settings
  • View advanced settings
  • Change search engine
  • Select search engine you want and Set as default

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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