Title: Wizard 101
Type: Adware

Remove Wizard 101
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:Wizard 101 severity is 8  (8 / 100)
 

Wizard 101 is a gaming program, which is automatically downloaded onto the system when user logs into Wizard101.com website to play some game. While it's not as dangerous as rogue anti-spyware or ransomware, security experts have started to discuss about this program because you can hardly notice when Wizard 101 gets on your machine. Besides, Internet is full of discussions about the complicated removal of Wizard 101 because it doesn't appear on Add/Remove Programs list. If it has infiltrated your computer without any permission asked, you should know that this program can be set to record browsing activity, cause redirections on the browser and show annoying pop-up ads during your Internet sessions. You must ignore these ads because they may redirect you to unwanted websites.

HOW WIZARD 101 CAME ON MY COMPUTER?

In most cases, Wizard 101 gets inside the system without an appropriate user's permission asked. As soon as this program enters it, it initiates mess on the system by altering some of PC's settings, like changing the start page, default search engine and similar things. Besides, Wizard 101 can also start showing different kinds of pop-up ads and notifications. Remember, the distribution method of this software is shady, just like its additional activity. If you want to remove Wizard 101, follow the guide given below:

HOW TO REMOVE WIZARD 101?

If you need to remove Wizard 101, start its elimination by scanning the system with updated anti-spyware. We recommend using SpyHunter for that. In addition, check the Add/Remove Programs list and eliminate anything what could be related to Wizard 101. Follow these steps for that:

Click 'Start' ->'Control Panel' or 'Uninstall a Program' -> Double-click 'Add/Remove Programs' or 'Programs and Features'. Find all entries that could be related to Wizard 101 and click 'Uninstal' or 'Remove'.

Finally, fix each of the browsers by eliminating its add-on and changing the start page:

Internet Explorer

Click "Tools" -> select "Manage Add-ons" and search for the entries that could be related to Wizard 101. Disable them. Don't forget to change your start page if it has been altered by this adware.

Mozilla Firefox: 

Click "Tools" -> select "Manage Add-ons" and disable Wizard 101 related entries. Also change your start page if it has been altered by this adware.

Google Chrome:

Click on a wrench icon -> select "Tools" and click on "Extensions".  Locate Wizard 101, select it and click on a trash can icon. Don't forget to change your start page if it has been altered by this adware.



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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall Wizard 101. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

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Geolocation of Wizard 101:

This map reveals the prevalence of Wizard 101. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Jamaica, United States, Greece, Puerto Rico and New Zealand.

QR code for Wizard 101 removal instructions:

Wizard 101 qrcode
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 Wizard 101 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 Wizard 101 right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2013-06-18 09:27:38
Information updated: 2013-06-18 09:27:38

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Ron S
Tried SpyHunter and the scan found about 2000 alledged spy issues BUT not Wizard 101 ....
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Margo
I have windows 8, and that in turn means that I have no start button. It would be helpful if you could tell me what to do, because I am so stuck.

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