What is WinWeb Protection?
WinWeb Protection is classified as adware program. According to computer security specialists the application is not known to exhibit any undesirable behavior, but it is still not recommended to keep it on your computer. The problem is that WinWeb Protection is related to a number of potentially unwanted and even dangerous applications. There is also a possibility that the application will be used by other programs to prevent removal. Hence, the sooner you remove WinWeb Protection from your computer the better. Investing in a reliable computer security application is also highly recommended, because that would ensure your system’s security.
Where does WinWeb Protection come from?
If you have come across winwebprotection.info online, you will probably wonder where the download link for the application is. However, there is no such thing when it comes to WinWeb Protection. You are only informed that WinWeb Protection is an application that will improve your overall system’s protection by safeguarding it against “harmful online threats”. The application says that your browsers might be vulnerable to outside threats and WinWeb Protection can help you protect your PC against various infections.
WinWeb Protection is obviously related to a number of other freeware applications that are being promoted at 5stardeals.org, randomprice.net and newsaver.info. Although these applications are introduced as useful browser extensions that can help you save money on your purchases online, you are definitely not encouraged to use them.
What does WinWeb Protection do?
The official website of this application claims that WinWeb Protection has been developed to prevent malware from entering your computer. However, there is a higher chance that this program comes bundled with any adware out there. What is more, it is possible for WinWeb Protection to be exploited as an adware helper so that the user would not be able to remove adware extensions that generates pop-up advertisements.
Technically, WinWeb Protection itself does not install any additional extensions on your browsers and no undesirable activity initiated by the application has been detected so far. The process for the program simply runs in the list of running programs on Task Manager.
How to remove WinWeb Protection?
Nevertheless, it is not exactly clear why WinWeb Protection would be used by adware applications, so it is only natural that the application is considered a potentially unwanted program by computer security experts. Since WinWeb Protection has an entry on the installed programs list, you can easily remove the application from your computer via Control Panel.
However, after manual removal you should scan the computer with SpyHunter, because you need to make sure that there are no other potentially unwanted programs installed. Since WinWeb Protection often arrives bundled with adware, you are bound to detect undesirable applications that need to be removed from the PC.
Remove WinWeb Protection
- Slide the mouse cursor across the desktop to the bottom right corner.
- Click Settings on Charm bar and select Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program and remove WinWeb Protection.
Windows Vista & Windows 7
- Open Start menu and click Control Panel.
- Open Uninstall a program and remove WinWeb Protection.
- Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
- Select Add or remove programs and uninstall WinWeb Protection.
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