Spyware: How To Disable And Remove Widgi Toolbar Platform

Sean Doyle

Sean Doyle is an engineer from Los Angeles, California. Primary focuses include internet security and web spam. Google+

20 Responses

  1. rshedenhelm says:

    Thank you! I followed your advice at the bottom of the post to right click the icon and click “Run as administrator,” etc. Did the trick!

  2. Shayne Bradley says:

    Thanks I just removed widgi tool bar extension as well. My experience is a mirror of SStor. except I am running chrome on 7.

  3. Antonius says:

    Thanks a lot mr. Stor,
    the latter way you suggested worked perfectly !!!

  4. SStor says:

    Just fixed widgi.toolbar problem in my Vista system and would like to share the experience. First detected by Spybot and identified as AdwareC. It multiplied to 18, then 23, then 24 entities in 2 days. Greatly slowed down my system. Could not be fixed by Spybot because it needs admin mode. Not even detected by XXXX! And IE Add-ons disabling did not work.
    2. Enter: net user administrator /active:yes
    3. Switch to admin account
    4. Run Spybot, fix selected problems, reboot
    5. Allow Spybot to rerun on reboot, fix selected problems again.
    6. Switch to usual user account
    7. Disable admin acct as in Steps 1, then enter command:
    net user administrator /active:no
    Now my system is back to normal.
    Afterwards I realize that Spybot can be run in admin mode. Right click on Spybot icon and choose RUN AS ADMIN, and I expect the result to be the same, but much easier. So I would suggest trying this latter route first.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Thank you, but when and how did this get itself installed??

  6. Erin says:

    Thank you so much!

  7. Mike Perkins says:

    Hey thanks a lot guys. I had to remove widgi toolbarplatform to get rid of text-enhance.

  8. DaraAlfanso says:

    Hooray it’s gone! Thank you!

  1. September 17, 2012

    […] How To Disable And Remove Widgi Toolbar Platform Spyware From …May 10, 2012 … Widgi Toolbar Platform is spyware which creates Windows registry entries causing Widgi Toolbar to re-install upon simple removal procedures. […]

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