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* Remove iWebar from Internet Explorer

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 (8.1))

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

iWebar - is a rogue browser extension, which is created by Goobzo. It can be integrated into many internet browsers, for example, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox. Developers of this application say, that iWebar helps user with net browsing. But its main purpose is showing various advertisements on webpages and replacing homepage and search engine. Those advertisements redirect user to potentially harmful websites. This is why you should remove iWebar from PC.

iWebar intrusion method


Usually iWebar comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to iWebar. iWebar copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is utils.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name iWebar and value utils.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name utils.exe or iWebar. Also, it can create folder with name iWebar under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about iWebar, please call us on the phone below. You can use programs to remove iWebar from your browsers below.

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Features of SpyHunter 4

* Removes all files created by iWebar.

* Removes all registry entries created by iWebar.

* You can activate System and Network Guards and forget about malware.

* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

* Removal is guaranteed - if SpyHunter fails ask for FREE support.

* 24/7 Spyware Helpdesk Support included into the package.

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Features of Stronghold Antimalware

* Removes all files created by iWebar.

* Removes all registry entries created by iWebar.

* Fixes browser redirection and hijack if needed.

* "Toolbar Remover" tool will help you get rid of unwanted browser extensions.

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How to remove iWebar manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with iWebar, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by iWebar.

To get rid of iWebar, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• iWebar-bg.exe
• iWebar-bho.dll
• iWebar-bho64.dll
• iWebar-buttonutil.exe
• iWebar-buttonutil64.exe
• iWebar-chromeinstaller.exe
• iWebar-codedownloader.exe
• iWebar-enabler.exe
• iWebar-firefoxinstaller.exe
• iWebar-updater.exe
• iWebar-buttonutil.dll
• iWebar-buttonutil64.dll
• iWebar-helper.exe
• Uninstall.exe
• utils.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use iWebar Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• C:\Program Files\iwebar\

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKLM\Software\iWebar

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use iWebar Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

Reset browsers search and homepage settings

iWebar can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to iWebar before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

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Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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