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WebTouch virus

How to remove WebTouch (Virus Removal Steps)

WebTouch virus

WebTouch virus is a term commonly used to describe a deceptive application that is found in the potentially unwanted program (PUP) and adware categories of computer infections. WebTouch adware is generally used to access a PC without user knowledge, collect user browsing data, and inject the webpages you visit with deceptive and intrusive advertisements. WebTouch ads can appear as generic banner and skyscrapers ads, in-text ads, pop-up ads, and pop-under ads. Ads by WebTouch are also served across multiple internet browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari.

WebTouch virus

The professional internet security community strongly recommends that you remove WebTouch if you find it installed on your computer system or attached to your internet browser as a browser add-on or extension.

The WebTouch removal steps on this webpage will help you completely remove WebTouch adware from your PC in order to get rid of unwanted WebTouch ads on Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari.

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  • The WebTouch extension can read and change all your data on the websites you visit and read and change your browsing history.
  • The WebTouch extension can manage your apps, extensions, downloads, and themes.
  • WebTouch bundles with other potentially unwanted programs and malware.
  • WebTouch is usually bundled inside installers and downloaders distributed as dubious torrents or as freeware programs distributed by websites similar to download.com and softonic.com.
  • WebTouch injects visited webpages with pop-up and in-text advertisements.
  • WebTouch makes unwanted changes to existing Windows settings and schedules new tasks which allow it to run every time Windows starts and check to see if the program has been disabled. If the program is disabled it will enable itself.


How to remove WebTouch (Removal)

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Option 1: Automatically remove WebTouch with Malwarebytes

1. We recommend that you write down the toll free number below in case you run into any issues while removing this infection. Our techs will kindly assist you with any problems you may face.


2. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

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3. Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.

4. Make sure that Malwarebytes has been updated. To ensure it is updated click Update Now on the Dashboard.

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5. Click the large Scan Now button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

6. When the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and then click the Finish button or restart your computer if Malwarebytes suggests that you do so.

[note align=”left”]If you are still having issues removing WebTouch we suggest that use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3 to locate and remove any computer infection that may be present. You may also proceed to option 2 below and view our additional tips to remove WebTouch.[/note]

Option 2: Manually remove WebTouch

How to uninstall WebTouch

1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.


2. Click Uninstall a program (or Add and remove program) in the Programs section.

3. Search for WebTouch in the list of installed programs and select it with your mouse, then click Uninstall. You can also double click WebTouch to uninstall it.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find WebTouch in your list of installed program you may need to uninstall additional programs that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove WebTouch below.[/note]

How to remove WebTouch add-ons and extensions

Google Chrome

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1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

2. Search for the WebTouch extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

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1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the WebTouch add-on and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the WebTouch extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

[note align=”left”]If you do not find WebTouch in your list of add-ons and extensions you may need to remove additional attachments that may have bundled with it. You can view our additional tips to remove WebTouch below.[/note]

Tips to remove WebTouch

  • If you do not find WebTouch in your list of installed programs you may need to uninstall additional programs. Additional programs may include suspicious titles that may have been contracted around the same time or after the initial infection.
  • If you are still having issues removing WebTouch you should use a second opinion scanner such as HitmanPro 3. HitmanPro 3 is the best second opinion scan and removal tool. It can be used to locate and remove remaining threats.
  • If you need help our tech support team is standing by 24 hours a day. You can reach tech support at: 1-888-986-8411

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