Winter Web Removal Tips
Winter Web is an ad-supported software which uses a well known deceptive marketing method called ‘bundling’ to enter a new system and works for the third parties. This adware is based on the Crossrider engine and thus is quite similar to such programs like DownLite, Cinemax, Better-fox-finder, and some others.
If you are seeing countless ads and suspect that this adware is in your PC, we recommend to check a file at C:Program Files (x86)shopping blast. If you see an .exe file named Winter_Web _updating_service.exe, this intruder indeed resides in your computer. Since the program can be quite dangerous, you should terminate Winter Web.
What does Winter Web do?
Such software usually uses your neglectful attitude towards freeware installations to successfully infiltrate the computer. While it is possible to stop these programs from entering a new system, users rarely pay enough attention to the installation wizard to do that. However, if you care about your system’s safety and would like to stop these applications from entering your PC in the future, you should always choose Advanced or Custom option. Either one of these choices will allow you to monitor every step of the procedure and to ensure that no undesirable program sneaks in. Since at the moment you already have this adware in your computer, we advise to delete Winter Web.
Once Winter Web gets situated in your computer, it will start showing you countless ads. Coupons, pop-ups, banners, in text-ads, discounts, etc. will follow you in every window that you open. Furthermore, you will soon notice that the ads are customized. The analysis conducted by our research center showed that this software records your search queries, browsing history, IP address, geographical location, preferred browser, clicks, and so on. The collected data is mainly used to make the ads more appealing, however it can also be sold to the third parties which are the main threat associated with such applications. Unfortunately, the adware is not liable for any damage done to your system by the promoted parties. As a result, the ads are unchecked and can expose you to malicious content. To protect your PC from an encounter with cyber criminals, you should remove Winter Web immediately.
How to remove Winter Web?
It should be rather obvious that the best decision for your system is to get rid of Winter Web. The easiest way to do that is to install a reputable computer security software and let it erase Winter Web for your. Another option is to perform manual Winter Web removal. For users who want to do everything by themselves, we prepared detailed instructions which you will find under this article.
Uninstall Winter Web
- Move to the bottom right corner of the screen.
- Open Settings.
- Click Control Panel.
- Access Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall Winter Web from your PC.
- Tap Start button.
- Select Control Panel.
- Go to Add or Remove programs.
- Delete Winter Web.
Windows Vista and Windows 7
- Open Start menu.
- Press Control Panel.
- Pick Uninstall a program.
- Uninstall Winter Web.