How to Remove Widgi Toolbar Platform ( Sypware/Adware Removal Guide)

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How to Remove Widgi Toolbar Platform ( Sypware/Adware Removal Guide)

Postby Sophia » 2012-08-22 2:00


This post will help you figure out what Widgi Toolbar Platform is, what it does and how to get rid of it if it should be. Read on for more details.


What is Widgi Toolbar Platform?

Widgi Toolbar Platform is known malware categorized as both adware and spyware that is able to create registry entries causing Widgi Toolbar to reinstall upon simple removal procedures. If you want to remove and disable Widgi Toolbar Platform from your Internet browser’s as well as from your operating system’s registry, read on below.


How to Disable/Remove Widgi Toolbar Platform Extrension in Google Chrome, Firefox and IE

First off, make sure your computer is clean from any potential malware in order to facilitate the below steps to remove Widgi Toolbar Platform from you PC. You may either use your installed antimalware or antivirus, or take a try with our recommended antimalware tool-Anvi Smart Defender. This tool is light and compatible with almost all mainstream antivirus programs and it is a nice choice to enhance the computer protection online. Safely direct download Anvi Smart Defender (free version) here: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/asd/

Then, after malware-free confirm, you may go step by step below to remove Widgi Toolbar Platform extensions in IE, Firefox and Google Chrome respectively. A manual removal guide in terms of registry entries related is also detailed at last. Wish this helps. Good luck and here we go.


Remove Widgi Toolbar Platform Extension in Internet Explorer


Step 1> Open Internet Explorer and navigate to Tools ->Manage add-on’s.

Step 2> On the shown window, click All add-ons or Toolbars and Extensions.

Step 3> Select Widgi Toolbar Platform from the list of software, and click disable.

Microsoft-Internet-Explorer-Add-Ons.png


Step 4> Restart the Internet Explorer.


Disable Widgi Toolbar Platform Extensions in Mozilla Firefox


Step 1> Open Firefox and in the menu bar at the top, access Tools -> Add Ons

Tools-Addons-Firefox.png


If you do not see the menu bar at the top of Mozilla Firefox (ie: File, Edit, View, History, Bookmarks, Tools, Help) right click the top area of the browser window and check “menu bar”.

Step 2> From here you can disable extensions, plugins, etc. as shown by the tabs on the left.
Widgi Toolbar Platform is located under the Extensions tab.


Step 3>Disable and Remove Widgi Toolbar Platform extension

Remove-Widgi-Toolbar-Platform.png



Remove Widgi Toolbar Platform Extensions in Google Chrome


Step 1>Open Chrome, click on the Settings icon, and navigate to Tools > Extensions.

Step 2> Select Widgi Toolbar Platform from the list of extensions, and click Uninstall or Disable.

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Manually Remove Windows Registry Entires of Widgi Toolbar Platform


If you feel uncomfortable on removing registry entries manually, you may try the above said, recommended antimalware Anvi Smart Defenderto do this for you in a convenient way. Otherwise, head for below steps to manually remove the associated registry values of Widgi Toolbar Platform:


Step 1> Type regedit in the search query on your start menu, press Enter. Or you may go to Start menu->Run and enter “regidit’ in the run box and click OK to open the windows registry editor.

Regedit.png


A registry screen will pop up with 2 window panes (below).

Step 2> You will want to check the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT tab on the left. (Pictured below)

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Widgi Toolbar Platform registry entries

If you find these entries (labeled below) under HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT simply left click and delete.

Follow the trail (ie: HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT>Interface>{2DC9C611-D7C2-42A3-9312-BFF512812022}) the folders will open up below HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT in the left window pane (pictured above), for the first 2 entries you immediatly access the “Interface” folder. If you do not find these folders, consider yourself safe.

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{2DC9C611-D7C2-42A3-9312-BFF512812022}
"(Default)" = "IWidgiToolbarHost"

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{C3ABD5A3-E699-4B9F-97FF-25B121A41276
"(Default)" = "IWidgiBHO"

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{C089D5FC-CFE2-4BCD-A522-2981448227CE}



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Re: How to Remove Widgi Toolbar Platform ( Sypware/Adware Removal Guide)

Postby Sophia » 2012-08-22 2:08

Hi, guys :D


Happy to see you here and wish this article help to work you out. If any questions/practices/experiences about Widgi Toolbar Platform, please leave a try here for further discussion. We Anvisoft team have been dedicated to provide useful information and practical software, especially in Windows computer maintenance and malware removal. We will highly appreciate any kind support to help us better know your needs and improve our services and software.


Wish you good luck and be safe online. :geek:
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