Win Security is an ad-supported program responsible for advertising displayed in your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. It infects your web browsers Win Security adware is installed with other programs. Since this program is a legitimate software, your antivirus probably didn’t give you any warning. If you want to remove Win Security, it is a good idea because adware compromises your security and privacy.
Win Security installation is often deceptive. If you wonder how Win Security got installed on your computer, the answer is simple. You just failed to disable Win Security optional installation when you install some of free programs from the Internet. Various websites use bundling to monetize free program distribution. A free program that you need comes with a download client that controls the installation and offers you to install adware programs like Win Security promoted as useful. Adware is set to be automatically installed unless you notice and disable it before installing a free program.
Win Security is installed as a Windows application and multiple BHO (browser helper objects), web browser extensions or add-ons that are running adware activities. Therefore, if you want to remove Win Security, then you need to uninstall Win Security application and remove extensions related to Win Security from your web browsers. It is not very difficult, and you can easily do this by following Win Security removal guide placed below.
If you want to remove Win Security without resorting to manual procedures, remove other malicious programs, and protect your computer against malware and PUP (potentially unwanted programs) similar to Win Security, then use advanced software for Win Security removal. SpyHunter offers reliable malware detection rate, truly clean removal, and real-time protection against thousands of malicious programs.
What is Win Security?
Win Security is a deceptive program and browser extension that are used for tracking your web browsing and displaying ads in your Chrome, Firefox, or Internet Explorer when you visits various websites. Win Security adware consists of a similarly named Windows application and plugins installed in your web browser as extensions, add-ons, or BHO (browser helper object) depend on browser. These Win Security have to be removed if you want to eliminate Win Security adware and get rid of ads. Your clicks on Win Security ads help to make money on a pay-per-click basis, and this way on monetizing is attractive to websites that distribute free software of develop such products. For users such installation of bundled adware is quite deceptive. If you fail to notice adware presence and disable Win Security before installing a free program, then your computer will be infected with Win Security. You need to be careful because some adware is difficult to uninstall, and more adware might be bundled and installed along with Win Security while removing it is not the thing that one would like.
Protection against deceptively installed adware:
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.
Win Security Adware Removal ToolWin Security Removal Tool is a part of SpyHunter that easily remove Win Security and other malicious programs found on your computer. It detects all malicious elements and tracking cookies related to Win Security malware. Free scanner shows you all the details and helps to delete Win Security 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 Win Security and other threats. It protects your security and privacy.
Remove Win Security from Windows
For manual removal you need to uninstall all Win Security components. Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-spyware program to make sure that other hidden malicious programs are also removed.
Uninstall Win Security 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 "Win Security" 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 Win Security 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 Win Security program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Win Security on Windows XP
Uninstalling Win Security 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 Win Security program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Win Security from Chrome
Remove Win Security 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 Win Security extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove Win Security from Firefox
Remove Win Security 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 Win Security add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove Win Security from Internet Explorer
Remove Win Security 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 Win Security, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Note: Manual Win Security removal is not difficult. Complex malware infection is. Other malware and adware programs might be installed on your computer. You need to remove this infections manually, or use software for detection and removal. SpyHunter’s Win Security Removal Tool let you detect and remove other malicious programs quickly and efficiently.
Remove Win Security Adware Infection Completely
Win Security adware might come bundled with other adware programs. Some of ads might also be used by cyber criminals for installing malware and exploiting your computer as a bot for illegal activities. After you remove Win Security you need to run full anti-virus scan with an updated version of your antivirus and rescan your system with anti-spyware program like SpyHunter. This anti-malware software comes with a free scanner, and you can use scan results as a reference for manual malware removal, or opt for an automated one.