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Monday, June 24, 2013

Manual Way to Get Rid of Webcake adware

Your computer is infected by webcake adware? Do you want to know more about webcake? It is a dangerous to your computer? This following post will give you some help in dealing with webcake adware.

Webcake adware Description

Webcake can be identified as an adware which is installed in your computer with other free programs. When users download free programs from the Internet, webcake is bundled with those programs and is installed into your computer. It pretends to provides useful information about online sales and discount of certain products and services. In fact, what webcake provides can provide is nothing except endless annoying advertisements. These advertisements are useless and have nothing to do with computer users. What is more, these ads may led you to malicious websites and inject virus and infections into your computer. Therefore, you should not click any of those ads in order to protect your computer security.

Webcake is not a harmful program itself, and will not do harm to the computer system on its own. What is dangerous are those advertisements. Those ads keep showing up on the screen and disturb your online searching activities. What is more, webcake can redirect you to those malicious websites sometimes. Once installed, webcake may take over your browsers including IE, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. You cannot search the internet normally. So if your computer has been infected by webcake adware, it is necessary to remove it as soon as possible to protect your computer security.

Webcake adware screenshot

Webcake adware is awful to your computer

1. Webcake adware displays you endless advertisements which may be malicious and harmful;
2. Webcake adware can degrade your computer performance;
3. Webcake adware may inject infections and virus into your computer;
4. Webcake adware presents as a toolbar;
5. Webcake adware records your internet online activities;
6. Webcake adware is difficult to be removed by anti-virus.

Manual ways to remove Webcake adware

Webcake adware is difficult to be removed because it shows ads which may designed by hackers. Many users have tried to remove it, but no luck. Here the post will provide you manual removal ways to get rid of Webcake adware.

Step 1: Stop the Task Manager to stop the process of Webcake adware

Open Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Delete together, choose the Process tab, right-click your mouse and end the process of Webcake adware.

Step 2: Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Option from the Control Panel. When you get Folder Option window, click the View tab, check Show hidden files and folders, and uncheck Hide protected operating system files.

Step 3: Search and delete the following files related to Webcake adware.


Step 4: Click Start menu, type “regedit” to search bar and click OK. Navigate and remove the registry entries associated to Webcake adware.

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\{rnd }
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Winlogon\”Shell” = “{ }.exe”

Step 5: Restart your computer and check.

Note: be careful when you deal with Webcake adware, for files names and registry entries may have been changed since the virus mutates frequently. If you need help from experts to figure out files and entries, you are welcome to contact 24/7 professional online tech support here.

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