WebSpeed ads might suddenly appear in your web browsers after you install some free program or install this program for checking what is speed of your internet connection. WebSpeed is developed to display ads and deals in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer and generate profit paid to distributors of this adware by business partners. WebSpeed is often deceptively installed with free programs that you may download from the web. Such practice is called bundling, and WebSpeed is just a one of adware programs that are installed this way.
If you want to remove WebSpeed adware and get rid of ads in your web browsers, then you need to do some work for detecting and removing components that cause such activity. First, you need to remove WebSpeed application installed as a Windows program. Then you need to remove WebSpeed extension from your Chrome, WebSpeed add-on from your Firefox, and WebSpeed BHO (browser helper object from your Internet Explorer. The last thing is cleaning you browser cache, removing temporary internet files, and restarting your web browsers. Just follow the guide below for WebSpeed adware removal, or use the offered removal tool that helps to remove WebSpeed and other malicious programs automatically.
This removal guide will help you to remove WebSpeed adware manually or use special security software that removes WebSpeed and other malware. SpyHunter offers reliable malware detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against future problems with malicious programs.
What is WebSpeed?
WebSpeed is an ad-supported internet speed checker. This free program might be installed on your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer along with other freware. WebSpeed consists of a Windows application and similarly named browser extensions specific for web browsers installed on your computer. These adware components are designed for spying on your web browsing and displaying ads related to your browsing history. When you click on such ads, WebSpeed owners and distributors get some money on pay-per-click basis paid by promoters. While WebSpeed is not malicious, the downside of using it is wasted web traffic and your compromised privacy that put you at risk of sharing your user’s profile among various sales companies. WebSpeed is often distributed with free programs that you may download. This adware is deceptively installed unless you disable the optional for WebSpeed before installing a program or update that you download. Removing WebSpeed is quite easy, but other adware programs that might come bundled with it are often tricky and stubborn for your removal effort.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
If you want to avoid installing adware like WebSpeed, then remember that this kind of programs is set for automatic installation and the information about adware bundled to your download is definitely not the first thing they want you to see. Pay attention to marked check boxes in setup wizards for free programs and set on “custom” installation option instead of “typical” because the last might hide bundled adware. Be careful while installing free programs, and it will save your time. Use SpyHunter as a WebSpeed removal tool instead. This anti-malware product is very reliable and offers a premium real-time anti-malware protection against dangerous or malicious software that otherwise might infect your computer.
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Remove WebSpeed from Windows
For manual removal, you need to remove all WebSpeed components. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs” utility (“Programs and Features” on Windows 7 and Vista) . You can start this Windows utility program by clicking a link in the Control Panel menu. Then you need to find and remove WebSpeed extensions from your web browsers and reset browser settings to defaults or to your proffered ones.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with antispyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstall WebSpeed on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "WebSpeed" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall WebSpeed on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight WebSpeed program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall WebSpeed on Windows XP
Uninstalling WebSpeed from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on WebSpeed program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove WebSpeed from Chrome
Remove WebSpeed extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find WebSpeed extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove WebSpeed from Firefox
Remove WebSpeed add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find WebSpeed add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove WebSpeed from Internet Explorer
Remove WebSpeed extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on WebSpeed, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: I hope you done by now, and WebSpeed are gone. However, other malware and adware programs might be present on your computer. If you still see ads displayed by other malicious program, then try to use WebSpeed Removal Tool that can remove all malicious programs and protect your computer against future infections.
Remove WebSpeed Adware Infection Completely
WebSpeed adware might be spread in a bundle with other like programs. As a result, your system might be also infected with malicious programs used by cyber criminals for stealing money and illegal activities. After you remove WebSpeed adware you have to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus. Then it is a good idea to scan your system with anti-malware program like SpyHunter 4. This software offers a free scanner that helps with manual removal, and you can opt for automated removal, professional support, and anti-malware protection.