How to remove Greener Web (Virus Removal Guide)

Greener Web virus

Greener Web is detected as malware or a potentially unwanted program (PUP) by most security vendors in the adware and spyware categories of computer infections. The program is renowned for having close associations to other malware categories and trojan horses. Greener Web is essentially used to access and collect user information, submit the information to third-party contractors, and display pop-up advertisements on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Internet Explorer.

greener web virus

Greener Web malware and associated third-party items, including browser helper objects (BHOs),browser add-ons, and browser extensions can access sensitive user data and will use the data to display targeted third-party advertisements, including pop-ups from RightCoupon adware and other platforms.

Ads by Greener Web are generated in many different forms, including banners, in-text ads, and advertisements that pop-out of images on retail websites.

This program may also associated with browser hijackers that are used to transform existing internet browser settings, resulting in unwanted browser redirects and start-ups.

How does Greener Web get onto a computer?

Greener Web malware primarily bundles with third-party freeware and other unwanted programs. This adware program is often accidentally downloaded by the user through questionable advertisements, particularly on torrent or media related websites.

  Green Arrow Bullet   How to remove the Greener Web virus

  1. Option 1: Greener Web Removal Software & Tools – This first option details how to remove Greener Web malware using the free or full versions of Hitman Pro software and/or CCleaner by Piriform.
  2. Option 2: Manually remove Greener Web – This second option details how to manually uninstall Greener Web and remove unwanted browser attachments
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1. Greener Web Removal Software & Tools

Use the instructions below to automatically remove Greener Web and third-party malware, as well as automatically remove unwanted search engines from your installed internet browsers.

Hitman Pro by SurfRight

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2. Install the free or purchase the full version of Hitman Pro software.

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hitmanpro scan

3. Once Hitman Pro is installed, open the program and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

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4. When the scan is complete, click the Next button again to delete any threats or traces on your system.

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5. If you are initially using the free version, to activate it, enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

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6. Restart your computer by selecting Reboot.

Your computer should now be clean of threats, tracking cookies, malware, and other unwanted traces.

CCleaner by Piriform

CCleaner can be used to automatically repair internet browser settings startup up settings, and uninstall Greener Web adware and associated third-party software.

1. Install the free or paid version of CCleaner by Piriform.

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CCleaner Analyze Cleaner

2. Once installed, open the program and navigate to Cleaner > Windows/Applications and click the Analyze button. Afterwards, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

CCleaner Startup

3. Next, navigate to Tools > Startup and search through each tab starting from windows, internet explorer, etc., all the way to Content Menu, for additional suspicious entries and click Disable and Delete once anything is found.

4. To automatically uninstall Greener Web and other unwanted programs, navigate to the Uninstall tab and search for Greener Web, etc. in the list of installed programs. Uninstall the unwanted software as selected by clicking the Run Uninstaller button.

2. Manually Remove Greener Web

Use the instructions below to manually uninstall Greener Web adware from Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

  • It may be necessary to uninstall third-party software.

How to uninstall Greener Web

1. Access Windows Start Menu and navigate to the Control Panel (on Windows 8, right click the bottom left corner to access the Windows 8 Start Menu).

Uninstall a program

2. Click Uninstall a program or Add and remove a program.

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3. In the list of installed programs search for Greener Web and other potentially unwanted software. Once the adware program is located, double click the unwanted program(s) or highlight them in the list and click the Uninstall button.

How to remove Greener Web add-ons and extensions

Use the instructions below to remove Greener Web add-ons and extensions from Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer.

  • It may be necessary to remove third-party browser attachments.
Google Chrome

1. Click on the Customize icon (wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the Greener Web extension and remove it by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Type Ctrl+Shift+A.

2. On the Extensions and Plugin search for the Greener Web add-on and remove it.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

1. Click Tools and select Manage add-ons.

2. On the Toolbars and Extensions tab search for the Greener Web add-on and remove it if located.


Sean Doyle

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Sean Doyle is an engineer from Los Angeles, California. Sean's primary focuses include Internet Security, Web Spam, and Online Marketing.