Remove Web Connect
Removal instructions

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Web Connect | Type: Adware

Web Connect is a potentially unwanted program, which can get on your nerves so bad that you will start desperately looking for a way how you can remove it from the system. Typically, as soon as this program enters computer, it starts showing continuous pop-up notifications that compare prices, report about coupons and similar deals. WebConnect is compatible with all web browsers, so it can show up with its alters no matter which browser you use. Many users were tricked into believing that they see these ads because websites are showing them. In reality, that's because Web Connect, which hides inside the system. You should get rid of this annoying program if you want to forget about its ads for good.


WebConnect can be downloaded from such download websites as, and similar. However. it is also actively promoted with a help of freeware and shareware. Those who see its ads should know, that they downloaded this program on their computers unconsciously, with some PDF creator, download manager and similar software. If you want to avoid this program, make sure you choose 'custom' or advanced' installation method, where you will be capable to reject installation of this program. Once it gets inside the system, WebConnect installs on all Internet browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. After that, it starts interrupting its victim with continuous notifications that are used for the only aim – to collect revenue for its creators. In order to get rid of Web Connect Ads, follow this guide:


This potentially unwanted application can be removed by scanning the system with reputable anti-spyware. We recommend using: SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware. Besides, you should check Add/Remove Programs list and make sure that there is no entry, which could be related to WebConnect. For that, use these steps:

  1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Programs (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Uninstall a Program.
  2. Here, look for Web Connect and select 'Uninstall/Change' and click OK to save the changes.

Finally, fix each of your browsers:

Internet Explorer:

Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ -> ”Manage Add-ons’ -> ‘Toolbars and Extensions’. Here, look for Web Connect and click 'uninstall'. Now open IE once again and click Tools -> Internet Option -> General tab. Enter Google or other address to make it the default start page.

Mozilla Firefox:

Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Add-ons’ -> ‘Extensions’. Find Web Connect and click ‘Uninstall’. Now open Mozilla Firefox once more, go to Tools -> Options -> General -> Startup and select 'Show a blank page' when Firefox Starts or set a certain website, like Google or similar.

Google Chrome:

Open Google Chrome, click on wench icon, go to settings and choose 'Manage search engines'. Change search engine to google or other and delete Web Connect from the list. Then Go to section “On start” and make sure you get blank page while creating new tab.

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Geolocation of Web Connect

Map reveals the prevalence of Web Connect. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Sri Lanka, Philippines, India, Singapore and South Africa.

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Information added: 10/03/13 05:58; information updated: 10/03/13 05:58

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