How to Remove WebTouch

WebTouch adware is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) responsible for ads, deals, coupons, and pop-ups displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. This happens if WebTouch adware infected your computer when you installed it yourself, or got it installed with a free program that you download. WebTouch is not malicious, and your antivirus did not warn you on this potential threat. Now, you want to remove WebTouch and it is a good idea because any adware program is a potential threat to your security and privacy.

The way of installing WebTouch is often deceptive. If you wonder how WebTouch was installed on your computer, then you just failed to disable optional WebTouch installation offered by the download client that comes with a free program from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. WebTouch is one of adware programs that is used for this purpose, and it is set to be automatically installed unless you notice it and disable WebTouch before installing a free program.

WebTouch Adware Removal

WebTouch is installed as a Windows application and as multiple web browser components installed as BHO (browser helper objects), extension or add-on in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. If you want to remove WebTouch and tp get rid of advertising in your web browser, then you need to uninstall WebTouch application and remove extensions related to WebTouch from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following WebTouch removal guide below.

This guide helps to remove WebTouch manually or using special security software designed for WebTouch removal. SpyHunter not only removes malicious programs. It offers a real-time protection against malware and PUP (potentially unwanted programs) that are not removed by anti-virus software.

 

What is WebTouch?

WebTouch is an adware developed for making money out of computer users’ clicks on ads displayed in web browsers. Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer are infected as the most used ones. Watching ads is not what people like, and adware activities waste web traffic and slow computer system. It also traces your browsing history and might cause some privacy issues if this information is sold to third parties e.g. advertisers and potential email spammers. So, WebTouch is often deceptively installed with other free programs distributed over the web.

WebTouch consist of the program that manages all the process and web browser plugins and extensions installed into each of most commonly used web browsers. This makes removing WebTouch more complicated than removing other Windows programs. You need to be careful while installing free programs since it takes less time than removing WebTouch from your computer. This guide describes what you need for removing this adware and other like threats.

Protection against adware deceptive installation

Protect your computer against malware with a help of SpyHunter that can block common means used by malware for sneaking into your system and infecting your computer. Otherwise, you need to pay attention to EULAs and check boxes placed in setup wizard and download clients related to a free program that you download. It helps you to notice additional programs bundled to the one you get. Always use “custom” installation instead of “typical”, or “normal” since these options might hide adware programs.

 

WebTouch Adware Removal Tool

WebTouch Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove WebTouch and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to WebTouch malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete WebTouch components manually if you want. This software is timely updated and offers a free professional support for removing mutating viruses. It helps to remove stubborn PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and spyware, protects DNS connection, your web browsers, ActiveX components, and other system elements form malware infection. SpyHunter helps to guard your computer against WebTouch and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.

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Remove WebTouch Ads Manually

For manual removal, you need to remove all WebTouch 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 WebTouch 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 WebTouch on Windows 8

  1. On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.

  2. Access Uninstall from Metro on Windows 8

    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"

    Access Uninstall from Windows 8 Desktop

    Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.

  3. Select "WebTouch" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.

  4. Uninstall Programs on Windows 8

 


Uninstall WebTouch on Windows 7, Vista

  1. Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right

  2. Access Control Panel from Windows 7 Start Menu

  3. Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel

  4. Access Uninstall from Control Panel on Windows 7

  5. Search the program list and highlight WebTouch program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.

  6. Uninstall Programs on Windows 7

 


Uninstall WebTouch on Windows XP

Uninstalling WebTouch from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:

  1. Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
  2. Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
  3. Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
  4. Search the program list and click on WebTouch program. Then, click "Remove" button.

 


Remove WebTouch from Chrome

Remove WebTouch extensions from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.

  2. Access Chrome Settings from Chrome Menu

  3. Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find WebTouch extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.

  4. Remove Chrome Extension

  5. Restart your browser.


Remove WebTouch from Firefox

Remove WebTouch add-on from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.

  2. Access Add-ons from Firefox Menu

  3. Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find WebTouch add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.

  4. Remove Add-on from Firefox

  5. Restart Firefox to complete the removal.


Remove WebTouch from Internet Explorer

Remove WebTouch extensions from Internet Explorer

  1. Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
  2. Click on Manage add-ons option.

  3. Access Add-ons from Internet Explorer Menu

  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on WebTouch, and then click Disable option.

  5. Remove Extensions from Internet Explorer

  6. Restart your web browser.

Note: Manual removal of WebTouch is an easy task even for a user with limited experience. However, you might get a bunch of other bundled adware programs present on your computer. You need to remove these threats to your security and privacy. Use free scanners that come with SpyHunter that helps to detect malicious files and residual damages of previous computer infections present in your system.

 

Remove WebTouch Adware Infection Completely

WebTouch adware is often 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 WebTouch 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 comes with a free professional support and a free scanner that you can use for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated removal process that is more safe and reliable.

If this guide is helpful, share it with other victims and friends who might suffer similar infection

 

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