How to Remove Web Connect Pop-up Coupon? (Webconnect Adware Removal Instruction)

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How to Remove Web Connect Pop-up Coupon? (Webconnect Adware Removal Instruction)

Postby Ivy » 2013-09-04 0:53


Pop-up Coupons from Web Connect keep appearing on your web browser when surf online? Want to eliminate the pop-up ads completely? This article contains step-to-step on how to remove Web Connect pop up coupons. Please learn more.

What is Web Connect?

Web Connect is a browser add-on that can work in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox. Web Connect is an ad-supported program that claims to offer coupon code related to your search and habit.

With Web Connect installed on your web browser, you will see seeing in-text, pop-up, banner and coupon ads when you browsing online. Web Connect adware program can be downloaded and installed from its official site, but it is mainly promoted via free downloads especially free software from cnet. Once installed on your computer, Web Connect will display you coupon codes when you visit specified websites such as eBay, bestbuy, amazon etc., it is also busy in collecting your personal information and with Web Connect installed, you may experience situation that your browser respond slow than before, and your browser crash unexpected.

After settled on your computer, it creates a folder named Web Connect in %ProgramFiles% and installs the following files there:

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C:\Program Files\WebConnect\ieakfmpjhljbpbfpldjkddkjmmgjmgon.crx
C:\Program Files\WebConnect\sqlite3
C:\Program Files\WebConnect\updateWebConnect
C:\Program Files\WebConnect\WebConnect
C:\Program Files\WebConnect\WebConnectUninstall


Below are screenshots of Web Connect pop-up coupons, see for your reference.

      web connect.jpg

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How to Remove Web Connect Pop-up Coupon? (Webconnect Adware Removal Instruction)

Web Connect pop-up Coupon removal guide outlined:

    Step 1 > Remove Web Connect supported programs from your computer.

    Step 2 > Disable Web Connect supported adds-on, extension in your web browser.

    Step 3 > Scan with Anvi Smart Defender to eliminate all malicious entries created by Web Connect adware.

Please follow every steps of the removal guide to completely get rid of Web Connect pop-up. You may still experience the pop-up problem if you ignore one of the steps. For detail information, please check below. Should you have any problem, please feel free to contact us.

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Step 1 > Remove Web Connect supported programs from your computer.

Follow the instruction that corresponds to your operating system to uninstall malicious items

• Windows XP: Go to Start> Control Panel> Add Remove programs> Look for items Web Connect > Click on Remove.

• Windows 7/Vista: Go to Start> Control panel> Uninstall a program/Programs and Features> Look for items Web Connect > click on Uninstall.

      uninstall web connect from Windows control panel.jpg


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Step 2 > Disable Web Connect supported adds-on, extension in your web browser.


Remove Web Connect supported extension in Google Chrome:

1. Click on the wrench icon, navigate to Tools > Extensions.

2. Find Web Connect or any other recently installed extension and then click the transcan icon to delete it.

    remove webconnect from Google Chrome.jpg


Remove Web Connect supported adds-on in Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to Tools >> Add-ons.

2. Select Extensions. Uninstall the following extension: Web Connect or any other recently installed extension

    Remove web connectfrom Firefox.jpg


Remove Web Connect supported adds-on in Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to Tools >> Manage Add-ons.

2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Remove Web Connect Internet Explorer add-ons.


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Step 3 > Scan with Anvi Smart Defender to eliminate all malicious entries created by Web Connect adware.

Web Connect creates malicious files and registry entries to prevent it being removed easily from your computer, you are highly recommended to use anti-malware program Anvi Smart Defender to kill any possible malicious file related to Web Connect pop-ups. If you ignore the step, you will still experience Web Connect adware on your web browser.


1. Download and install the free version of Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware software.

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2. After you install the program, please open it, and switch to Scan tab, perform quick or full scan to eliminate delta infection file. Anvi Smart Defender will scan registry objects automatically to make sure your registry entries are clean and neat.

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3. Once the scan is over, you can click view button to check the detail information of the detection. Please make sure to click “Remove” button to completely remove the malicious files from your computer.

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Malware Prevention Tips:

Never want such annoying program getting into your computer? Let’s build your PC a solid and powerful environment with anti-malware program protection to help you fight with emerging online threats and we highly recommend you take tips below.

• Install and use an up-to-date antivirus program and antimalware program (such as Kaskpersy Internet Security, Antimalware Anvi Smart Defender)

• Timely install system security patches released by Microsoft.

• Use normal sense when browser online, take special care when click on links or open attachments from untrusted sources

For more tips information, Please follow these general security tips to better protect your computer.


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