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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Guide to Uninstall WebCake 3.00

What Is WebCake 3.00   

WebCake 3.00   is the new version of WebCake. It is an annoying adware program that presents large piles of advertisements to computer users. It attacks users’ browsers sneakily; you will not notice its existence until advertisements flood to your browsers. Various ads such as coupons, services and products on sale pop up whenever users open their browsers. Users can close those windows but they pop up again shortly. WebCake 3.00 aims to increase traffic by hijacking browsers. Homepages are hijacked to ransom web sites, new tabs open automatically and jump to ads pages, searching results will also be redirected to unfamiliar web sites. The reason why it can take control of the browser is that, it injects malicious files and registry entries to the target computer, and installs its toolbar to the browsers. All browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox can be infected with the notorious WebCake 3.00 adware program. It presents the ads according to users’ searching habits. But how can it know users’ searching habits? In fact, it collects users’ information by monitoring online activities and reviewing the searching histories and cookies. It is recommended to remove WebCake 3.00 as soon as possible once infected.

What Happen If My Computer Is Infected with WebCake 3.00?

1. WebCake 3.00 sneaks into the target computer without users’ awareness;

2. WebCake 3.00 presents floods of ads to users;

3. WebCake 3.00 disturbs users’ online activities;

4. WebCake 3.00 causes many browser problems;

5. WebCake 3.00 generates malicious files to the system and installs its toolbar to the all of the browsers;

6. WebCake 3.00 collects users’ searching information.

How to Get Rid of WebCake 3.00?

1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop WebCake 3.00 processes in the Windows Task Manager.

2. Reset Internet Explorer by the following guide (take IE as an example):

Open Internet Explorer >> Click on Tools >> Click on Internet Options >> In the Internet Options window click on the Connections tab >> Then click on the LAN settings button>> Uncheck the check box labeled “Use a proxy server for your LAN” under the Proxy Server section and press OK.

3. Remove these associated Files on your hard drive such as:

%program files%\
%UserProfile%\Application Data\
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\

4. Open the Registry Editor and delete the following entries:

(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box and click on OK)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ’0′ 
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ’1′ 
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations “LowRiskFileTypes” = ‘/{hq:/s`s:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c`u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/`wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v`w:/rbs:’ 
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1′ 
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′ 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′ 

5: Clear your internet history records, internet temp files and cookies.

Note: Manual removal is risky and tough process requiring expertise. Not a single mistake is allowed. It is wise to have an expert taking care of this for you. Getting help from online experts is fast and safe way to get rid of WebCake 3.00 virus.

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