Complete Guide to Get Rid of/ Remove Websteroids Popup Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - April 10, 2014

Have no idea about how Websteroids malware enters your system at the first place? What can you do to stop all crazy popups by it? Is it necessary for you to remove Websteroids adware? All answers are outlined in the post below. Please read on.

Brief Introduction about Websteroids Adware

Websteroids-popups

Websteroids is a sneaky adverting program that is usually embedded in FileParade bundle uninstaller or other third-party freeware. In other words, this program slips into your system without seeking permission. Websteroids malware claims to be a trustworthy application and helps you save money by providing numerous discounts and coupons. However, it displays fraudulent commercial ads from its sponsored websites only. More shockingly, this crafty adware helps its makers to make a profit by collecting and selling your confidential data. Consequently, you are bombarded with irritating calls from strangers and tons of junk emails.

Also, it triggers off a mass of undesired commercial pop-ups on the Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Apple Safari. Insecure browser add-ons, toolbars and other extensions are added without consent. Additionally, the nasty virus slows down the speed of Internet and degrades system performance dramatically. You may be rather disappointed if your IE/Chrome/Firefox keeps showing a blank page and asks you to wait. Therefore, to restore all installed web browsers, immediate actions should be taken to deal with this Websteroids adware.

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Harmful Traits of Websteroids Adware:

1. Websteroids penetrates into your machine with the use of fraudulent methods;
2. Websteroids makes changes to the browser wantonly;
3. Websteroids delivers a mass of commercial ads to collect traffic for its sponsored websites;
4. Websteroids drags down PC performance as well as browser speed;
5. Websteroids collects sensitive information from users secretly.

Instruction on Removing Websteroids Malware

According to our research, we found that Websteroids adware often gets installed together with other programs. And Websteroids adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing Websteroids virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Websteroids malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Websteroids adware and other unknown software

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable Websteroids or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling Websteroids and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of Websteroids virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Websteroids virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\;random;Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wpm

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Websteroids malware

% Program Files% \ Websteroids pop-up \ Websteroids pop-up. exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\ Websteroids pop-up. lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu \ Websteroids pop-up \ Websteroids pop-up. lnk

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that Websteroids virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal cannot guarantee a thorough removal of Websteroids virus.

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