Tips to Get Rid of iWon Toolbar & Stop Redirects

Posted by Britt Duncan - January 7, 2015

Fail to uninstall iWon toolabr? Don’t know how it sneaks inside? Is it safe to use? This removal guide gives more info & shows how to remove it.

Introduction to iWon

iWon is a malicious toolbar that mislead PC users to harmful websites and delivers a myriad of commercial ads. It affected browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. While this toolbar gets attached, it changes your preferred search provider. So, each time you try to make a search on the web, you will find yourself be supply with nasty results only. The sole purpose of this application is to increase traffic for its partner websites and make money for its designers in return. It can be concluded that iWon is not a trustworthy tool at all. On the contrary, this pest brings you tons of troubles.

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When it takes over your Internet browser, it includes links and ads to promote traffic for the sponsored websites. To attract you, it snoops around your search items and tailor ads to your preferences. As a result, you may find those ads are displaying exacting what you want. But, while you are not at shopping websites, those intrusive ads and pop-ups still show up on the corner of your websites. This kind of interruption is completely intolerant. If you make a search on iWon, it may even display scam websites to you, like Vosteran. com, Groovorio.com and Couponarific. Therefore, you should not trust this iWon and need to take every possible measure to clean out this toolbar.

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Propagation of iWon Adware :

(1) iWon usually comes bundled with free applications when you download and install free programs. So, you should always take caution about unfamiliar programs when you install a free program.

(2) iWon enters into a random computer after you click a spam email. This kind of email may contain malicious attachments with a copy of this malware.

(3) iWon may incubate on compromised websites. iWon can be automatically implanted into your computer with drive-by download method.

Instruction on Removing iWon Malware

According to our research, we found that iWon adware often gets installed together with other programs. And iWon 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 iWon virus.

1. Clear browser cookies.

a. Google Chrome: click Tools and then Options. Move to Under the Hood tab, find Privacy session and click Clear browsing data button. At the displaying window, tick Delete cookies and other site data and click Clear browsing data to confirm removal.

b. Internet Explorer: click Tools and then Internet Options. Select General tab and click Delete button at Browsing history section. Find Cookies column and click Delete button next to it.

c. Firefox: Click Tools and choose Clear Recent History from the list. At the popup window, select Everything from drop-down menu of Time range to clear . Next, click Details, then tick Cookies and click Clear Now button.

2. Remove futile extensions.

* Google Chrome: Click Customize and ControlToolsExtensions. Remove iWon related add-ons by clicking Bin button.

* Internet Explorer: Click SettingsManage Add-onsProgramsManage Add-ons. Disable all the suspicious add-ons.

* Firefox: Click Firefox menu → Add-onsExtensions. Select iWon related browser add-ons and click Disable.

3. Show Hidden Files and Delete Malicious ones.

For Windows 7:
(1) Click Start and choose Control Panel. Search for Folder Options and click on it.
(2) Go to General tab, tick show hidden files, folders and drives at Advanced Settings session and click OK.

(3) Search for listed harmful files created by iWon adware and clear them all.


For Windows 8:

(1). Press Win+R to open run box, type in Control Panel and hit enter.

(2). Click Appearance and Personalization and then Folder Options. Move to View tab, tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives. Click Apply and then OK to confirm the change.

(3). Search for listed harmful files created by iWon adware and clear them all.



4. Stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.

(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager.

(2). Find out iWon malware processes and terminate them.

5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.

(1). Tap Win+R to open Registry Editor.

(2). Search for and remove all harmful registry entries of iWon.

iWon Adware Removal Video:

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