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* What is Web Layers

* Download Web Layers Removal Tool

* Remove Web Layers manually

* Remove Web Layers from Google Chrome

* Remove Web Layers from Mozilla Firefox

* Remove Web Layers from Internet Explorer

* Uninstall Web Layers from Windows 10

* Uninstall Web Layers from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall Web Layers from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Web Layers



Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Web Layers - is a typical browser extension from SuperWeb LLC. It can be integrated into many browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. It downloads and displays different advertisements, like ads banners, targeted videos, pop-ups and in-text links. This is why it is considered as PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). Those ads redirect user to malicious websites. We highly recommend you to remove Web Layers from computer.

Web Layers intrusion method

Web Layers

Web Layers installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Web Layers). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Web Layers copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is weblayersBHO.dll. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Web Layers and value weblayersBHO.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name weblayersBHO.dll or Web Layers. Also, it can create folder with name Web Layers under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Web Layers starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Web Layers immediately.

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Features of Removal Tool

* Removes all files created by Web Layers.

* Removes all registry entries created by Web Layers.

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* Can fix browser problems and protect browser settings.

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Features of Stronghold Antimalware

* Removes all files created by Web Layers.

* Removes all registry entries created by Web Layers.

* 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 Web Layers manually

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

To get rid of Web Layers, you should:

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

• weblayersBHO.dll
• weblayers.dll

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 Web Layers Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %PROGRAMFILES%\web layers\

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

  • Key: HKCU\Software\web layers\
  • Key: HKCU\Software\BabSolution\
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\web layers\
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\Web Layers_RASAPI32
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\updateWeb Layers_RASAPI32
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\utilWeb Layers_RASAPI32
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\utilWeb Layers_RASMANCS
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\Web Layers_RASAPI32
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\Web Layers_RASMANCS
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\updateWeb Layers_RASAPI32
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\updateWeb Layers_RASMANCS
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\utilWeb Layers_RASAPI32
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\utilWeb Layers_RASMANCS
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Web Layers
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update Web Layers
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Util Web Layers
  • Key:
    HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update Web Layers
  • Key:
    HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Util Web Layers
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\Update Web Layers
  • Key:
    HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\eventlog\Application\Update Web Layers
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Update Web Layers
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Util Web Layers
  • Key:
    HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Update Web Layers
  • Key:
    HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Util Web Layers

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 Web Layers Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

Uninstall Web Layers related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Web Layers entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version of Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Web Layers won't uninstall or gives you error message, that you do not have sufficient rights to do this, perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Web Layers Removal Tool.

Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find Web Layers in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu, choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Web Layers or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Web Layers

  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Web Layers related entries.

  • Click Remove button.

Remove Web Layers extension from your browsers

Web Layers in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option "Toolbar Remover" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Web Layers. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbars and Extensions tab.

  • Choose Web Layers or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Web Layers removal use Web Layers Removal Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find Web Layers and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm Web Layers removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extensions locate Web Layers.

  • Click Remove button near it.

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Web Layers are very widespread and, unfortunatelly, many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use Removal Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Web Layers.

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