Title: Websteroids ads
Type: Adware

Remove Websteroids ads
Removal instructions

Severity scale:Websteroids ads severity is 10  (10 / 100)

Websteroids ads are totally annoying notifications that show up when people start browsing the web. In most of the cases, there is no difference which browser, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, you decide to use because this program can affect each of these browsers without any permission asked. Note that it seeks to create an image that you see Websteroids ads because websites are showing them for you. However, in reality that's because this adware is inside your computer. Beware that they can redirect you to insecure website, slow down your browsers and initiate similar issues. If you see Websteroids ads on your computer, you should waste no time and check it with updated anti-spyware.


Websteroids is mostly distributed in a bundle with freeware and shareware. That's why we always recommend trying to pay more attention to the installation process of such programs and simply uncheck these check boxes that say that you agree to install Websteroids on the system, want to change your start page, etc. If you missed this check mark, beware that this program is designed only for making the money. Just like we have already mentioned, it may be set to generate web traffic, collect sales and display advertisements that are typically filled with sponsored links. If you feel like you want to get rid of these ads, follow this guide and solve this problem:


If you were tricked into installing Websteroids, you should be prepared for continuous pop-up ads that promote third parties. However, it seems that you can get rid of these ads by using these instructions:

  • Uninstall all programs that are related to Websteroids:
  1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Programs (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Uninstall a Program.
  2. Here, look for Websteroids by Creative Island Media and similar entries. 
  3. Click 'Uninstall' and OK to save the changes.
  • Fix each of your browsers:

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ -> ”Manage Add-ons’ -> ‘Toolbars and Extensions’ and uninstall Websteroids by Creative Island Media and other unknown extensions.
  2. Click ''Tools' -> 'Manage addons' -> ‘Search Providers’ and choose the search engine you used before.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Add-ons’ -> ‘Extensions’; find Websteroids by Creative Island Media and similar entries and click ‘Uninstall’.
  2. Go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Options’ and reset the startup homepage to google.com, yahoo.com or similar search page.

Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu button, select 'Tools' -> 'Extensions', find Websteroids by Creative Island Media and other unknown extensions, and remove them by clicking Recycle bin.
  2. Now click 'Settings' -> 'Manage search engines' and change your default search engine.

Automatic Websteroids ads removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall Websteroids ads. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

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QR code for Websteroids ads removal instructions:

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QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Websteroids ads are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Websteroids ads right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2013-12-15 08:00:02
Information updated: 2013-12-15 08:00:02

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Dan No
There is a second Websteriods program thats easy to miss. Its called "Updater". When "Updater" is removed, the Websteriods icon is removed from the TaskBar.

Internet Explorer:
1.Click Start -> Control Panel -> Programs (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Uninstall a Program.
2.Here, look for Websteroids by Creative Island Media and similar entries (For example, UPDATER by Creative Island Media) .
3.Click Uninstall and OK to save the changes.

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