How to remove (uninstall) Winmoreprize.com

This guide assists to deprive the Winmoreprize.com adware from bothering you. We know how to uninstall Winmoreprize.com adware forever, and secure the machine from further infection. This entry provides you with the essential info on Winmoreprize.com adware so that you could surf the Net without problems once more.

Winmoreprize.com

Let us make it clear: Winmoreprize.com is the software that displays ads to you. This actually means nothing, as ads from Winmoreprize.com have nothing to do with the real advertising, and Winmoreprize.com itself is more a script, able to carry out certain actions, mandatory for advertising to be displayed to you. In this article, we will make it clear for you, in which method Winmoreprize.com penetrates the OS, which things it does there and how to defeat it. The elimination guide can be found below the main section. In case you do not want us to explain anything – simply skip it and proceed to the removal.

What is Winmoreprize.com

Winmoreprize.com is the newest version of adware, but the generality of the updates performed through its lifetime were only cosmetic. It does not need to advance, because it's not relying on some sophisticated code in its work – it relies on user. Adware is one of the plainest, but the gainful shady utilities, which let fraudsters to gain their money without being accused of anything. Of course, it does not look legal for you: unknown tool penetrates the workstation, turns it laggard, calls many other similar tools into it, and shoves an endless heap of banners down your throat. You might have many excuses, yet the fact is that you call adware to get into the system. We will explain it later, and now – let us talk about what advertising utility does in the system.

As we have mentioned earlier, Winmoreprize.com is not a virus, as it cannot develop its replicas and distribute itself over the Internet, or even over the local networks. It needs to be downloaded, and if it happens – Winmoreprize.com has customer to install it. The installation process includes confirmation of EULA, where all functions of adware are openly stated. Naturally, victims rarely search for Winmoreprize.com directly. Sponsored installation is the most efficient manner, and we will explain what it is in the next paragraph. Sometimes customer has nothing to do with malicious tool infecting the PC, as Trojan virus is the one to blame. Nevertheless, to do that, Trojan had to be called into the OS too.

 

How Winmoreprize.com gets into the system

Bundled infection is the plainest, very efficient and swiftest manner to spread an undesired utility over the Internet. Scammers just pick a few tool, one of which is good and all the others are not, and wrap them up in one bundle. During the installation of a useful tool, you will see a proposition to install the hazardous programs as well. Occasionally the installation cannot be declined, but most times victims simply do not notice it as they are okaying their way to installation without looking at the information in all those annoying windows. That is why we have said that you have called adware onto the device.

How to protect the system

We know how user can shield the PC from pop-ups, viruses, Trojans and the majority of the unwanted utilities. It is a serious deal, which requires many efforts. The manner includes a few behavioral patterns and habits you should abide, but it is not that difficult and you will form a habit soon. Here is what we have to tell you:

  • You had better remember that many webpages are not useful. Fraudsters easily can argue you into that your device is contaminated, by locking an open tab and making you accept an installation of the tool they wish you to download. If you have experienced something like that – simply abort your browser with the help of Task Manager, and open it back again without re-opening the tabs. No website is capable of scanning the device for unwanted programs within a few seconds and tell whether it is infected or not.
  • You should not click on every pop-up you see. That’s the practice we advise you to develop: you want some program – get it from the reputable search engine. If a banner emerges on some website or in the browser, it's not obvious that you have to click it. If anyone offers you to download any utility and states that it’s helpful – google its name. The unbeatable results come when you add "uninstall".
  • Another crucial thing is that, you should read all info that is displayed while you are installing any toll-free software. We'd explain it another way: it's not necessary to inspect all 20 pages of User Agreement, just ignore proposals to install anything besides the wanted tool. If you see these proposals – you need to act carefully.
  • The main advice to defend the system will be to forget about cracked software. If an utility is free and you are sure that it’s useful – just find the vendor’s website, and you won’t get any issues. In case of a pirated tool – they can only be seen on torrents. You never download decent protection there, and every file could be infected.

How to remove Winmoreprize.com

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Winmoreprize.com manually

Step 1. Uninstall Winmoreprize.com from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Winmoreprize.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

 

If you want to remove Winmoreprize.com – we can offer a couple manners to carry out. The number one is to dig through the scheduled tasks list and each other place where virus might have left its trace. You will have to recover the browser settings to their normal position, and remember about the homepage and a search engine. When it's done – sweep the registry from suspicious strings, and repeat the operation with the Scheduled Tasks list. In some cases you may have to clear the hosts file. For the guys who decided to delete Winmoreprize.com manually – just abide to our directions. If you are not practiced in all that tech stuff and just want Winmoreprize.com to disappear – there is another way for you. It’s way more effective than the first option, as it provides you with the powerful defense against dangerous tools. The technique is also known as Spyhunter, and it’s the really effective antivirus. The incredible detail is that it’s on the market for eleven years already, and there are many thousands of happy customers, whose machines act fast and don’t show ads. If you need to make your device secure – click the link under this section to get Spyhunter and experience its vantages.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall Winmoreprize.com from Control Panel

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

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Winmoreprize.com
  • C:\ProgramData\Winmoreprize.com
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Winmoreprize.com

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Winmoreprize.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 Winmoreprize.com 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 Winmoreprize.com from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Remove Winmoreprize.com from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Winmoreprize.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 add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Winmoreprize.com

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 add-on:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove Winmoreprize.com

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into Home page field

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Winmoreprize.com 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.

 

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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