How to remove Website Counselor (IE, Firefox, Chrome)

 

Fast and easy instruction how to remove Website Counselor from computer and browser! The item includes helpful information how to uninstall it manually, what is Website Counselor and how it infected computer. Besides, the guide includes video removal guide. If you can't uninstall boring hijacker, follow these steps - it will be easy!

 

What is Website Counselor

Website Counselor

 

 

Strictly speaking, Website Counselor is not a trojan, but,, it has capabilities to place it own folders, files and registry keys into the Windows. Both, using browser hijacking this problemware monitors user's search queries, while you are browsing amazon, ebay.com and other sites like these. It recognizes the site kind and attempts to find out what special offers or coupons are approachable to demonstrate at the moment. Furthermore, Website Counselor both succesfully applies the whole set of tracking methods: cookies, web beacons, etc, in order to ascertain user's review manners and provide you advertisements, that are the most opportune to your favors. Basically, Website Counselor assembles the data about search terms, your actions on the sites user get round, your clicks. However, some researchers are now claim about the capacity of compiling personally identifiable data, that is employed for sharing targeted advertisements and marketing records. Website Counselor authors maintain that such monitoring is being usedonly in purpose of maintenance perfectioning and quality refinement.

Website Counselor is a harmful browser hijacker, which is aimed at displaying advertisements, sponsored links and coupons via a pop ups on social networks like Twitter, online stores, video services, search engines like Bing and Yahoo, and another websites. Website Counselor pop-up windows will be displayed as cases with various coupons, that are obtainable in box of emergence over the attendance of global site or advertisement meeted to the keywords, if you want using any search engine. Likewise, Website Counselor gives relevant coupons, when you are visiting online magazines. therefore, the presentation of the tool, it will help you save your money while browsing. The problemware works on multiply browsers: Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Malware experts advise you to delete Website Counselor from your browsers and computer, because it collect your personal data and divide it with third parties.

How to remove Website Counselor

Uninstalling from Windows 7

1. Uninstall Website Counselor from Control Panel (Control Panel - Uninstall a program - Uninstall Website Counselor)

2. Delete folders

  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\WebExtend

3. Delete next registry keys

  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\SiteSee

Deleting from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Uninstall Website Counselor from Control Panel (Control Panel - Uninstall a program - Uninstall Website Counselor)

7. Remove folders and registry keys like on Win7.

Website Counselor Removal Tool

Website Counselor is usually added, when the user try to install an unpaid programs (especially, if it's in obedience to PDF creators, download-managers or video recording/streaming), which have the adware packaged into their installation pack. Certain of the problemware that are known to bundle Website Counselor contain other adwares. In order not to download the virus, permanently, try to pick the custom-type installation and turn off any tick, which are not similar the basic software you are installing or wear suspiciously.

 

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First step is to install software on PC. By second step the antivirus program will start in automatic mode and search for registry entries and corrupted files on PC. After scan the program suggests to unistall this and other problemware. The last step is to press "Repair now".

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How to uninstall Website Counselor from browser

How to delete Website Counselor from Google Chrome

Remove add-on: Customize and Control Google Chrome - Tools - Extensions - Remove Website Counselor

Change homepage: Customize and Control Google Chrome - Settings - On startup-Set pages- Put “about:blank”

How to uninstall Website Counselor from Internet Explorer

Disable add-on: Tools - Manage add-ons - Remove Website Counselor

Change homepage: Tools - Internet Options - General - Home page - Put “about:blank”

To change new tab: Tools - Internet Options - General -Tabs

How to uninstall Website Counselor from Mozilla Firefox

Delete add-on: Tools - Add-ons - Remove Website Counselor

Homepage: Tools - Options - General - Put “about:blank” into homepage field

To change new tab:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

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