Websteroids is a free application that enables you to launch a game called Asteroids on any website you visit. Although that sounds like fun, you should think twice before adding this questionable program to your system. In fact, many reliable security vendors are labeling Websteroids as a potential threat and an 'adware'. In other words, this program is supported by advertising; therefore, if you want to enjoy the free Asteroids game, you may have to endure tons of annoying and intrusive advertisements. Many internet users are complaining about this program and activities that it may initiate. What is more, in worst case scenario, you may click Websteroids ads and get redirected to an unsafe website. Besides, people are complaining that Websteroids silently works in the background of the system and uses system's resources. So, it looks like this dubious application not only may flood you with advertisements, but also cause your computer to work more slowly.
You can easily download Websteroids from its official website or various download websites. However, as we have mentioned above, in order to enjoy the free game, you may have to experience irritating visual advertisements. Besides, usually such adwares travel bundled with freewares and sharewares from all over the internet. That is the easiest way how to transmit such potentially unwanted programs (PUPs). Websteroids is not an exception; therefore, you should check what programs you are downloading and if these programs are safe to use. Remember this; freewares are usually supported by advertising or travel together with ad-supported attachments. Keeping that in mind, in order to avoid Websteroids virus, you should read end-user license agreement (EULA) part of your desired program. In this section, you should find valuable information about the program that you want to install. Moreover, in order to spot such unwanted attachments, you need to choose 'advanced' or 'custom' installation option. Follow the entire installation and unmark suspicious attachments.
Don't let this program act behind your back, use your computer's resources and irritate your with advertisements. In order to stop Websteroids redirects, you should use these removal instructions:
You can remove Websteroids automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
Uninstall Websteroids and related programs
If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Websteroids or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
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Information added: 08/12/14 08:52;
information updated: 08/12/14 08:52